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
This tutorial will show you how to sew a strong and practical tote bag for carrying all your essentials. As part of a tailgating theme, the bag in the…
Added 17 September, 2014
Here's simple Fall Mug Rug and Coasters sewing project you can complete in an afternoon. Download includes the leaf template, a link for the pumpkin template…
Added 16 September, 2014
This adorable and distinctive top with its neck tie feature took its inspiration from the style of the 1940s. This sewing project comes with a free PDF…
Added 15 September, 2014
Snap tape is a very quick and simple way to add a closure to the back of a throw pillow. This sewing tutorial looks at some of the different types available…
Added 14 September, 2014
This tutorial shows how you can sew children's knit pajamas using an existing top and pants as a guide for cutting the fabric. It's a very quick and easy…
Added 13 September, 2014
A baby's comfort blanket or soother could be seen as an essential and this sewing tutorial shows you how to make one using a couple of squares of fabric…
Added 12 September, 2014
Here's a bright, fun and cheerful sewing project that will be great for anyone wanting to make a gift for a baby. This simple template and tutorial shows…
Added 11 September, 2014
A tutorial showing how to alter a leggings pattern to make ponte pants. A free pattern is included so quilted and decorative panels can be added to the…
Added 10 September, 2014
Quick and easy to sew, this perfect baby burp cloth pattern is not too big, not too small, and shaped to fit at the neck. This also includes a video tutorial…
Added 9 September, 2014
This easy and practical raglan sleeve top is unusual with its square neck that gives it a distinctive and classy look. There's an online tutorial plus…
Added 8 September, 2014