body double

Added Feb 24, 2010

by moonsilkcook...

New York, New Yo...

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Description

I brought a mannequin from a store going out of business and seeing she was close to my size I measured it and added scrap fabric pieces from a stash I got free off of Craig’slist to make her my body double in measurements!!! Feeling proud and like Doctor Frankenstien my dress form has come alive!!

Material Notes

COTTON-LIKE POLYFIL STRIPS AND PLASTIC MANNEQUIN

Difficulty

Novice

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Unisex
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    Feb 26, 2010, 09.53 PMby moonsilkcookiesface

    Thank you for all your great comments and feed back, I might try the duct tape approach next time if this doesn’t yield good results.

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      Feb 28, 2010, 09.25 PMby nyan69

      yeah but make it on cotton so its wearable. dont waste your time making it by duct tape. its really appealing. very nice.

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    Feb 25, 2010, 08.46 PMby smallone

    I have one thing to say – Madonna!

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    Feb 25, 2010, 03.21 AMby classicaljunk

    brilliant idea! good work.

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    Feb 25, 2010, 02.22 AMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    That’s very cool. I made my own body double by having a friend put a plastic bag over my clothes then wrapping me in duct tape – in case you wanted to try that! It worked very well. This looks like it would work very well too though.

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    Feb 25, 2010, 12.21 AMby wattle-i-do

    I thought it was a cool top too! But good idea. I used to have a 60’s dress making mannequin with tiny pointed boobs. I had to put a bra on it and stuff the cups to get the right shape.

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    Feb 24, 2010, 11.07 PMby Jodi Wade

    at first i thought it was a really cool top…. make a top like this!

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    Feb 24, 2010, 10.18 PMby nyan69

    nice. it looks like an avant garde. cool.

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