17 Free DIY Dress Form Projects

Save money and make the perfect body form for your next sewing project!

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

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Fabric Pumpkin

This is a great looking pumpkin design using fleece or similar soft fabric that will make for a great Thanksgiving decoration. There's a free pattern…
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Modern Christmas Tissue Box Cover

This Modern Tissue Box cover will not only brighten up your home for the holidays, it makes a perfect teacher or neighbor gift. This has a simple and…
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Added 21 November, 2014

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Personalized Pajama Top

This tutorial shows an nice and easy way to customize a pajama top. To follow along, you'll either need a pattern for a top or a store bought top, plus…
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Added 20 November, 2014

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Long Sleeve Raglan Top

This is a stylish and practical top with a fresh and modern feel. The free pattern covers US sizes 4 to 22 and can be downloaded from Craftsy (free registration…
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Added 19 November, 2014

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Make a Cathedral Window Cushion

This double Cathedral Window Pillow Cover is a really striking design that will stand out in any setting, with plenty of options for different colorways.…
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Added 18 November, 2014

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How to Trace a Pattern

For many hobby sewists, pattern tracing work might be a cumbersome activity. This is an easy and super fast solution to get the correct size pattern from…
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Added 17 November, 2014

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Drawstring Bag to Hold a French Knitting Kit

Looking for an inexpensive crafty gift for a little someone. How about a French Knitting Kit? This tutorial shows you how to sew a cute little drawstring…
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Added 16 November, 2014

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Sew a Soft Ball

This clearly presented, photo led tutorial shows how to sew a soft toy for a baby. A perfect baby-welcoming gift you can make in a really short time and…
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Added 15 November, 2014

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"Find it Fast!" DIY Purse Organizer

This "Find it Fast!" DIY fabric purse organizer can easily be customized to fit just about any bag, though it's aimed at those with some sewing experience,…
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Added 14 November, 2014

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Cute Bucket Hat

This is an easy step-by-step tutorial to make a cute child sized bucket hat that will offer protection from the sun. This uses a free pattern from a linked…
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Added 13 November, 2014

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