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

The latest free sewing projects and tutorials on Freeneedle

Must Have Features for Your First Serger

A break from free sewing patterns with this article that looks at the key features for anyone considering buying a serger sewing machine. For those looking…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 18 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

Tips for Cleaning and Maintaining Your Sewing Machine

This page offers tips to help you clean and maintain your sewing machine at home. The information concentrates on machines with front loading bobbins…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 17 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

Wonky Stars Christmas Mug Rug

While this design is Christmas-themed, you could easily use another colour palette and make it for any occasion. Brew yourself a cup of tea or coffee…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 16 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

A Rare Spanish Palacio For Sale
Elf Hat and Shoes

These fleece elf hat and shoes will be great fun for the Christmas celebrations and being fleece, they're snug and cozy too. The tutorial walks you through…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 15 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

Little Girl Tie on Collar

This tie on collar is a clever way to bring some flexibility to a little girl's wardrobe, allowing you to change the look and style of different tops…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 14 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

How to Line a Skirt in 8 Easy Steps

This lining tutorial is super easy. You will be able to add a beautiful lining to your skirt without much fuss or added time. While there are several…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 13 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

Felt Pumpkin Finger Puppets

This is a super easy sewing idea to make a fun little finger puppet. It could be a great project to get kids involved with and you could easily adapt…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 12 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

Color Block Skirt

Forget about complicated and time consuming sewing at this busy time of year. Here’s a simple free skirt pattern for a skirt with shaped seams…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 11 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

How to Make a Tablet Cover

This tutorial shows you how you can sew a protective cover for a tablet. The one shown is for a 10 inch tablet, but you could always adjust the measurements…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 10 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

The Foxy Pajama

This is a fun and comfy pajama set for kids that could also be adapted for outerwear too. There's a free PDF sewing pattern that ypu can download from…
Read more

Email project link to a friend Show your love for this project Save personal notes Comment on this project

Added 9 December, 2014

Be the first to comment on this project

Browse the full directory of 5329 free sewing tutorials and projects