Custom made professional classical ballet tutus. Sewing patterns and instructions for classical tutus, romantic tutus and stretch Lycra tutus. Classes in tutu making, fitting and design. Classes in tiara making. Tutu Seminars in Las Vegas, USA and Melbourne and Sydney, Australia.
Great news! recherché fabrics are coming to our Sydney Seminar with a selection from their new range. They will be there Friday 22nd.
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Due to a last minute cancellation, we have an opening in the Melbourne Seminar to learn to make a traditional bodice, basque and tutu. The course runs over five days and covers all aspects of making, fitting and designing a professional standard tutu.
"For those attending the seminar: You'll find that my main focus is on "what you need to know": altering patterns easily, fitting/shaping, designing for the stage ....constructions methods and tips. Much of this will result in more efficient use of your time, with BETTER results, keeping your clients needs in mind. Decorating is fun, BUT with the knowledge to build and fit a tutu well, you'll have tutus that dancers will love, will flatter them, show off their body lines AND will look good on stage"
We are offering two more classes in Sydney and one in Melbourne
"TUTU TACKING FORM" CLASS: $75 (evening 6pm Wed 13 Feb in Melbourne, Mon 25 Feb in Sydney)
includes everything (even pre-made "body") but the stuffing! You'll need
to bring approx 400 gr of siliconised stuffing. We WILL be using these in the CLASSICAL TUTU CLASS for tacking. Will have some to sell, limited amounts!
These are perfect for the tutu builder! Get perfect angles while
tacking, steaming, they also turn upside down for working underneath.
Plus makes it easy to work on plates and embellishing! Classes will be
both in Melbourne and Sydney, in the evening, before the classical tutu
class gets to tacking, so you can use them then.
TIARA CLASS IN SYDNEY
Dani Legge will be teaching "tiara's" in Sydney! 21 and 22 February , in the evenings. Class goes for both evenings. $150 (all supplies included) Both classes only available to those registered for seminar~
milliner David Hansen has been making headwear for over 16 years. In
that time he has made hats, headdresses, jewellery and costumes for the
Australian Ballet, Royal Ballet, Royal Opera, Opera Australia and the
Imperial Ice Stars. David is currently the Wardrobe Supervisor at
Arts Centre Melbourne - the largest theatre complex in Australia - and
works closely with the Australian Ballet when they perform.
David has also worked extensively as a Head of Backstage Wardrobe on
productions including La Boheme, Love in the Age of Therapy, La Traviata
(Oz Opera) My Fair Lady, A Little Night Music, the Mikado, the Merry
Widow (Opera Australia) and Il Trovatore (Macau International Music
Festival). In April last year, David managed the backstage wardrobe on
Opera Australia's production of La Traviata on Sydney Harbour, performed
outside on a floating stage with a nine metre tall chandelier! In
his spare time David builds tutus, and with his exposure to only the
best, and knowledge of working with them, they are amazing.
teacher Dani Legge: Dani started sewing tutus over 18 years ago when
her eldest daughter was given a classical solo to perform at an
eisteddfod. Soon she became totally fascinated with the world of tutus!
Her background as a sculptress lends to her eye for line, color and
detail. She has brought "stretch tutus" from the realm of "recital wear"
to "professional" in Australia and now in the United States. We are
lucky to have Dani travel to Las Vegas each year to teach at "Tutus that
Dance" seminars. This year we are also heading over to her world to
teach. Her tutus have been worn at many Eisteddfods, festivals and now
being made and worn at YAGP competitions in the United States.
we have 31 signed up for Melbourne!!!! Thankfully not everyone in every
class :) I like letting everyone choose which classes they want to take
and being able to offer more classes..but organizing it all does take
some time :) For those who have NOT sent in their final payments PLEASE
do asap! Don't forget we're offering the TUTU TACKING FORM CLASS
(Melbourne and Sydney), and Dani is offering her "TIARA" class in
Sydney...and DON'T miss David Hansens "MILLINERY" class in Melbourne
....Will be adding Davids and Dani's bio.