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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Modern Rag Quilt

If you're looking to make a quick quilt, you may be interested in this rag quilt sewing tutorial. This is a good looking project that makes a great gift,…
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Lace Up Dress

This is a pretty simple but striking way to restyle a dress with a high neckline to produce a very different look. This same technique could also be applied…
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Added 20 April, 2015

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Boxy Shift Dress

If your thoughts are turning to vacations in sunny climes, this simply styled shift dress might be a project worth your consideration. It'll be perfect…
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Added 19 April, 2015

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Heart Bag

This is the heart bag for girls. It's an ideal sewing project for beginners and people who would like to make an easy, simple but extremely cute gift…
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Added 18 April, 2015

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How to Make a Rag Quilt

If you've got a mix of flannel fabrics to hand, you might want to give this a go and make yourself an attractive and cuddly rag quilt. You've an option…
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Added 17 April, 2015

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City Gym Shorts for All Ages

Here you'll find a pair of shorts specifically designed for those who prefer to get their workout while living their daily life. These light weight and…
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Added 16 April, 2015

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Travel to Work Dress

The added bonus of this attractive and neatly styled dress is the fact that it's also been design to resist creases making it ideal for wearing while…
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Added 15 April, 2015

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Sashiko

For those unfamiliar with Sashiko is a traditional Japanese embroidery technique. It's original purpose was to add strength to the parts of a kimono that…
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Added 14 April, 2015

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Sew Your Own Cover for the Brother 1034d Serger

This is a pretty specific sewing project being designed for a certain model of serger, with a free template that you can download via Craftsy. It's a…
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Added 13 April, 2015

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Quilting Instructions That Work

Anyone interested in giving quilting a go could do worse that take a look at this page. It shares much of the most important information and tips for…
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Added 12 April, 2015

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