There's no doubt that a dress form is a useful piece of equipment for dress makers. Indeed, for some sewing projects a dress form or mannequin is an absolute must. However dressmaker's dummies are not cheap - and making your own could be a great way to not only save money but also create your own uniquely shaped mannequin.
If this sounds a little daunting then don't worry! Help is at hand with these free tutorials and projects which have been shared by some clever and creative people. We have selected some fab photo tutorials to share with you, so you can clearly see every stage of the process. After all - you're not going to want to find yourself wrapped up in duct tape only to find that you've missed an important part of the process. You'll find our collection of dress form tutorials here - Make a DIY Dress Form.
All you require to make your own custom DIY dress form is some tape, a lot of time - and a very good friend. The latter being the most important.
Here is our selection of some of the very best DIY dress form projects and tutorials available - if you would like us to add some then just send us the link and we'll do the rest. Suggest A Page.
Wednesday, 20 March, 2013
Surely this is what Cupid plays when he's floating around on his cloud or whatever else it is your average love god does on their down time. This fun…
Added 31 January, 2015
Making your own bias tape is a great way to use up scraps of fabric from your stash and this tutorial is a little piece of genius taht demonstrates how…
Added 30 January, 2015
Here's a fun and cute idea for Valentines Day or just for a wedding or anniversary gift idea. You can download a free kissing fish and fish bowl template…
Added 29 January, 2015
With St Valentine's Day just over a couple of weeks away, this is a quick and easy project to add some table decoration. It's a super simple table runner…
Added 28 January, 2015
You can adjust the length of this design to make either a top or a dress. This is a really easy sewing project that's suitable for all and creates a great…
Added 27 January, 2015
A no sew project today that concentrates on surface decoration using bleach to add a design to colored fabric. This is a great way to give a new twist…
Added 26 January, 2015
An easy to sew bag with no zippers or closures. Simply follow the instructions to sew the fabric part of the bag and slip it over the frame. The frame…
Added 25 January, 2015
This gathered and elasticated waist skirt has a light and airy feel that makes it a great go to wardrobe item. The easy to follow online sewing tutorial…
Added 23 January, 2015
A decision cube could be a great way for the indecisive to make decisions, though this one has been designed as a fun classroom teaching tool. Just slip…
Added 22 January, 2015
A hand muff is a great way to keep hands toasty warm on a cold day and this tutorial shows you how to sew one using just a couple of rectangles of fabric…
Added 21 January, 2015