There are so many ways to make a ballet tutu and we found a new one! So if your girl likes to dance and wants to be a ballerina, continue reading. For this project you’ll need 1/2 inch elastic, sharp scissors or a rotary cutter and mat, sewing machine with a 90/14 universal needle, coordinating thread, round bowl or large can and 5 yards of tulle for a child-size tutu. Measure around your ballerina’s waist and subtract 2 inches from that number. Cut a strip of elastic to this measurement. To create the waistband, overlap a 1/2 inch on the ends of the elastic and sew them together using a 90/14 needle and a medium zigzag stitch. The rest of the tutorial read here.