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Make your Dress Form Work for Multiple Figures

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Multiple fitting sessions are often needed when creating a custom fitting garment for others. One solution would be creating a removable body double for a standard dress form. The process for making the body double isn't difficult, and the result is well worth the time invested. This method takes four steps: making a foundation layer for the dress form, fitting a cover layer to the figure, padding the gap between the layers, and making it removable. Kenneth D. King will show you how to make the perfect custom dress form in this article from Threads issue 161.

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