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How To Make an Upcycled Tutu Using Fabric Scraps

You don’t need a sewing machine to make this fun and easy craft project. Old cotton sheets and fabric scraps are knotted around elastic to make this darling tutu skirt.

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To make a tutu you will need: approximately 1 1/2 to 2 yards of 44”-wide cotton fabric (depending on the fullness of your tutu); 1/2”-wide elastic (length depends on the child's size — see the next slide for hints); basic sewing essentials such as scissors, thread, needle; a sewing machine is optional.



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