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Topic: New Here, i need to find a sewing manaquin in Vancouver  (Read 1374 times)
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« on: July 05, 2005 10:13:22 PM »

I have no idea if this is the right place to post this or not. I am new here and i really want to find one of those manaquins that are adjustable to your size. Does anyone know of a place in vancouver where i can find one... and what kind of price do these usually go for.? Oh and do i even have the right name for it ? LOl Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2005 12:58:21 PM »

they's usually called dress forms, and i know fabricana carries them. theyr'e ot in vancouver, but they have locations in richmond, surrey and coquitlam. good luck!
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« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2005 10:30:56 PM »

maybe try the buy and sell paper. i found one that way for $40
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« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2005 06:22:27 PM »

if you're looking for something cheap, i recently hosted a workshop with a friend and 15 other people to make personal dress forms using gummed craft paper from a local arts supply store, water and a friend. it was less than $10 to make one. we used this method from this threads link:
www.taunton.com/threads/pages/t00002_p5.asp

there are other ways to make one using duct tape and papier mach in the article.

for pics on how the dress forms turned out check out this site (picture heavy):
www.spinsandneedles.com/bustout.htm
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