You will need Tulle in as many colors as you want.You will need up to 6 rolls for one full tutu.
You will need elastic,scissors, cardboard and ribbon.
Step 1: Measure
Measure the waist of your model
cut elastic accordingly
measure the length you want your tutu
Cut cardboard accordingly to the length you want your tutu and width of your tulle
Step 2: Wrapping Your Tulle
Wrap your tulle 48 full turns around the card board the length you want your tutu
(if your using 4 colors then you would only wrap each color 12 complete times)
Step 3: Cutting the Tulle
Now the side you started wrapping your tulle cut down the side of tulle this will make sure there are no jagged edges
do this for each color.NOw you should have your strips
Step 4: Sewing Your Waist
You can sew or tie the elastic together
Step 5: Making Your Tutu
slip the elastic over one of the cardboard to stretch it out but not fully stretched.
Take the a piece of each strip of tulle and slip it up through the elastic and tie a knot do this till you make it all around the elastic. Presto You Now have a tutu.
What i did was added a bottom half of a little mermaid costume cut it down the back added some ribbion for staps like an apron and sewed the ends on the tutu. But use your imagination who knows what you can come up with..
*****(I used different tulle for the instructions of this tutu than the finished product)*****