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My Moulage Dress Form

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Created in this Craftsy class

Patternmaking Basics: The Bodice Sloper taught by Suzy Furrer

Accelerate your fashion design evolution. Create a moulage and use it to make a custom-fit bodice sloper the foundation for personalized patternmaking.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Cute
leeking81 on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Muslin fabric, Gesso, Acrylic paint, pvc pipes and wood.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just go for it with a CAN DO attitude!

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Thank you blukitty for the comment!

05/06/2015 Flag

awesome Dress Form. Would love to have one like this too!

05/21/2015 Flag

Thank you innerweave, I really appreciate the kind comment!

05/22/2015 Flag

Hello Leeking81. Your dress form is awesome. Would you be able to give me some hints as to how you completed your dress form - stuffing and stiffening. I have completed my moulage and want some tips on where to go from here. Thanks so much.

01/08/2016 Flag

Hi Isabel thanks for the kind comments and congratulation on finishing your moulage. The biggest challenge in stuffing your moulage is getting your measurements to stay exactly like you drafted it, so the key here is to measure as you stuff as you can quickly stuff your work out of proportion . It will take a can do attitude from you to get it just right. As for the stiffening I painted mind with acrylic paint. But keep in my you DO NOT need to stiffen the dressform. It is just my signature technique I do when I make my dolls. hope this helps.

01/15/2016 Flag