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Handmade Tutu Up for Grabs via Silent Auction for Charity
By heartniagara
On Fri Sep 28, 2012 02:32 PM

Do you know a child who is interested in dance? Participate in Heart Niagara's Real Gals Who Lunch 5, or stay-tuned for the online auction, to win a homemade bodice and tutu donated by Donelda Bunn of Donian Freelance. This item will be up for grabs via a silent auction at the event and online on Saturday, November 10th.

Real Gals Who Lunch 5 will take place November 10th at Club Italia in Niagara Falls. Tickets cost $50 and include lunch, open bar, shopping, and silent auctions all for a good cause!

Or, you can keep your eyes open to participate in the silent auction for this tutu via our website!

Real Gals Who Lunch 5 Details:
Doors Open 9:30 am
Registration, Demonstrations & Shopping
Lunch: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Silent Auction closes 1:30 pm

For tickets call Heart Niagara at 905-358-5552 or email us.

Tutu Details:
The longer line 10 piece boned bodice is made with alternating panels of black bengaline and multi-colour sparkle lycra, complimenting the sparkle layer of the tutu. Centre front & back are pointed, floating approx. 2” below natural waist. Bengaline lined with quality pre-shrunk coutil and lycra with heavy weight powernet. Boned with spiral steel. The neckline is corded with multi-coloured sparkle lycra covered stretch cord for comfortable fit. Everyone likes a bit of bling.Closures sturdy hooks & bars. Generous seam allowances, structured for easy adjustments centre front and side panels.
Bodice is adult size 3-4. Approx. measurements: bust 31 ½-32”, waist 26”.
Bodice pattern by Claudia Folts of (modified). Their descriptor is “body hugging design beautifully curved to fit the waistline & hip, medium low back accentuates the dancer’s beautiful upper-back & shoulders. Overall longer fit with the bottom edge of bodice fitting about 2” below natural waistline. 1” seam allowances top and bottom make fitting easier”. Buttons on inside for attaching to tutu.

Top layer is multi-coloured sparkle tulle over black tutu net. Hand pleated 13” top row. 15 layers scalloped, hooped & tagged. Black with subtle blend of colours peeking throughout the layers, reflective of the colours in the sparkle layer. Combination of net (40 denier net) and glimmer tulle, with 3 rows of tulle butt ruffles, & 3 rows of vertical front ruffles.
Panty is quilted powernet (for stability), basque - coutil lined bengaline to match bengaline panels of bodice Closure hooks and bars with extra set of eyes.. Leg elastic adjustable.
Hoop is removable.
Buttonhole elastic sewn to waist for attachment of bodice. This provides for a neat fit and tidy appearance on stage.
Waist measurement 26" approx., hi-hip 31 1/2-33" approx., low hip 34 1/2"-36". Size adult small panty.

For a photo of the tutu, go here: . . .


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