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Padding a Dress Form

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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