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Subject: There are so many different types of net and tulle. You really need to search for one of the right stiffness (not stiff, but not flimsy either) and which isn't going to tear easily either. I find skirts look much better if each layer is added separately, rather than gathering all the layers together.

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Date Posted: Sunday, April 13, 05:17:28pm
In reply to: thanks, ladies! 's message, "I'm starting to get requests from clients for "Tutu" skirts like Elevation's. I haven't seen these up close. I do know they make small pleats in the tulle. Does anyone know any specifics? How many layers of tulle do they use? What grade of tulle? Also, is it attached to the skirt base in the same manner that one would attach a "skater" style skirt, or your basic gathered or pleated skirt?" on Thursday, April 10, 10:29:52am

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working on updating a skirt. I've added the tulle pretty much as explained here, but am having some difficulty with the skirt fabric. (Just trying to give shape to a too soft skirt, not replacing the skirt) The skirt measures 2 1/5 times the bodice. It just seems like too many gathers. Is this a good ratio or do I need to eliinate some of this fabric? (NT)a dmFriday, April 18, 06:06:51pm

    *eliminate (NT)me againFriday, April 18, 06:07:38pm

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