Besides being the most sensible method of customizing a dress form for anyone who already has one, this process is a wonderful way to develop a few often-neglected skills essential for successful sewing and fitting, such as a good eye, an understanding of the shapes of the body, and some experience draping fabric to fit it.
Suzanne Pierrette Stern demonstrates how fusible interfacing and cotton batting reshape a form to match your figure.
From Threads issue #44
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Posted on Jan 31st, 2011 in sewing, online extras, tools & supplies, fitting, downloads, threads magazine, article, dress form, Threads 44