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Hobnobs v Batting

On the left is a form padded out to my size12 block which includes functional ease, on the right is a form padded out to my own block plus functional ease. 137 more words

750words Feb 11 2015 ~ The Dress Form

Once upon a time there was a dress form made of wandering leaves cut from tin and rigid iron which stood near the window and waited. 779 more words


Dress Forms vs. Mannequins

I have 3 dress forms ( with names :) and a new mannequin. It’s hard not to show favoritism between them. My first dress form Esperanza was bought when I was first starting out and was the inspiration for so many designs. 367 more words

Creative Motivation


Dress forms have been around for ages, with possibly the oldest one discovered in 1923 in King Tutankhamun’s tomb dating back to approximately 1350 B.C! What started as a basic and utilitarian human-like frame morphed through the ages from simple busts to elaborate… 355 more words

Picture Collection


I just really couldn’t contain my enthusiasm any more! I am getting a serger and a dress form. I just ordered them last night and they will be here on Wednesday! 379 more words