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Topic: Mixed tape Dressform TUTORIAL *edit*  (Read 7754 times)
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« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2010 08:30:34 PM »

Awesome. Every time I see one of these I want one. But where to store it?

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« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2010 09:06:17 AM »

Nice job!

I made one of these a few years ago with duct tape, but it got very deformed so I ended up pitching it, I should totally do it again!

I know what you mean about wanting to rip it off near the end, I am also claustrophobic and dont like to be bound (even with blankets!) so I was feeling a bit spazzy near the end. get it off get it offf aaaaaahmigad. it was good times Smiley

Good idea on the base, mine wasn't so sturdy..but I dig the rolling chair idea!
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« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2010 09:26:54 AM »

Nice!! I just tried to talk hubby into getting me a dress form after they went on sale for $99 on JoAnn's website. But it was a no go. That and I would be in between sizes...I'd need S/M for my bust and M/L for my waist and hips. But I think I'll go this route instead!!
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« Reply #13 on: April 06, 2010 11:52:05 AM »

Yes! I have seen these tutorials in various places, but THIS one proved that you can use 'normal' tape, or at least mixed tape! Awesome!  Thanks so much, I think I'll make one today! =D =D
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2010 03:25:15 PM »

Your tutorial's really helpful. I've also got the "where will I put it when I've made it" problem though. DH already grumbles about the creeping craft invasion.

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« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2010 08:17:56 PM »

Woo hoo! Today was the big day! My new craigslist friend M.F. came over and we made dressforms! Thanks for the inspiration once again, Moxy Fire!
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« Reply #16 on: April 22, 2010 08:19:05 PM »

For the people who want to know where to store it - use it as a coat rack at the front door, or keep it in your bedroom, it's a fun way to figure out what to wear when you go out, it's like playing barbies with your own clothes!!!

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« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2010 11:29:21 AM »

Ive seen these tutorials before but never made one. Then I bought a mannequin torso to model my wares.. Of course I dont know anyone with stick figure, tiny boobie measurements. So.. this has reiterated my need to make one more like my 'real' body..

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« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2010 01:30:21 PM »

Thank you so much for this tutorial! I have wanted a dressform for sooo long but my husband was sick when I told him what the cheap ones cost. Plus size dressforms are sooo expensive and this is the perfect option! Cant wait to get started, thanks again for the great tips!
« Reply #19 on: July 06, 2010 09:30:36 AM »

This is a great idea. I've been needing a dressform for forever, but they're all so so expensive.
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