edited to consolidate posts, fix images and generally make more senseWOOO. MORE TUTU TUTORIALS...
love.is.a.battlefeild you may want to edit the title to indicate there are some tutorials and tutorial links in this thread, to help others in the future. NO-SEW TUTUS:1.)
see artisticnightmare's post above for a great option2.) Dorothy madness and tutu much fun
from fellow craftster fromvenuswithlove, scroll down for the tut (link also on next page)3.) Kiddley's No-sew tutu
this is for kids, but can easily be modified for adultsSEWN TUTUS:1.)
see junquette's post above for a good description2.)
dyno's tutorial (see below)
love.is.a.battlefeild asked me for my illustrated tutorial, so I posted it here3.) Black and red tulle tutu skirt - now w/ tutorial
I also found this other tutu tutorial by fellow craftster darkfaeriedrowning 4.) TuTu Girl
worth checking for design reference. 3 different styles of tutus: poofy
These are also for kids, but should easily be adapted for adults. You can purchase instructions from the link above ($16.99-$37.99). DISCLAIMER: I've never used them, so I can't vouch for the instructions.
dyno's illustrated tutorial
here's the illustrated tutorial I made for a sewn tutu. I've revised the original page images to fit on craftster without scaling, so now the text is readable. Hopefully this will help.
There are probably typos and such, let me know if you find errors. **NOTE***CALCULATING YARDAGE:
The amount of tulle (netting) you'll need depends on your waist measurement and the amount of poof / gathering you want. the Preparation section below tells you how to determine the size of each panel (layer). Multiply that by the number of layers you want and you'll know your yardage.ALTERNATE DESIGN:
Also, if you don't want the waistband to show (a "no-waistband" design), simply turn the final tutu inside out and flip the skirt layers over the elastic band. If you're layering different colors you'll need to plan accordingly so when you flip the final tutu the colors are in the correct order.page 1page 2page 3page 4page 5