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How to Make a No-Sew Tutu Costume

FAM, kids By October 15, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments

This huge hit is a must in any colour.  We assembled the pumpkin with a stick-on felt face, but you can do an alice-in-wonderland version with powder blue and white tuille and hearts, diamonds, clubs and spades stuck on.  I had no idea how easy it would be to make a how to make a no sew tutu. After making it I decided that I need one in black and one in white.  Witch, ice-goddess… the possibilities are endless.  And so are the dress-up games.

How to Make a No-Sew Tutu Pumpkin or Alice in Wonderland Costume

Time: 1.5 hours
Materials:      14 m tuille (we got the flourescent orange at a pre-hallowe’en sale at the local fabric store at 50% off.
1 inch elastic that is 2 inches smaller (unstretched) than the waist size you desire.
1 square black felt
thread to sew the elastic together if you prefer to do that instead of tying a knot.


Kid’s Playtime: Dressing Up

Uncategorized By December 1, 2008 Tags: , , , 5 Comments

Lion CapeThere are a few special indulgences in childhood.. the sterling rattle, the christening outfit, wooden heirloom toys.  We think that every child should play, and dressing up is a fabulous pastime that stimulates the imagination, the senses and the emotions.  Of course, dressing up is even better when your attire is crafted of organic flax cotton in a stunning, muted palette.  Wovenplay’s designs (exclusive to Enfant Terrible) tranform children into cowgirls, moths and ballerinas with the loveliest fabrics and hand-screened images.  Shown: The Lion Cape.

See also our article on activities you can do at home with kids.  Have fun making memories!