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Sloper Dress Form V1

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Sloper method dress form

Created in this Craftsy Course

Plus-Size Pattern Fitting & Design taught by Barbara Deckert

Plus-size women deserve cute clothes! Learn how to make comfortable and flattering garments with Barbara Deckert, author of Sewing for Plus Sizes.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Plus-sized
Style Funky
michellelee on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100% Cotton Scrap Fabric, Quilt Batting, Bra (for shaping), Embroidery Thread, Vintage "Uniquely You" Dress Form Size 10.

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This is my first dress form that I made by myself using the "sloper" method. It has been sitting for quite a while and could use some work but it has suited me well so far. I bought an old vintage "Uniquely You" dress form on Craigslist, made myself a very tight sloper fitted on my own body, then I dressed the form with it and stuffed it to fill it out until the measurements matched. It isn't a perfect replica of my body but I like that it's soft and easy to pin into, and with some neater updates, I think it will look quite nice.

01/09/2014 Flag

Great job!

01/09/2014 Flag

Looks wonderful!

02/01/2014 Flag

what is the sloper method?

04/18/2014 Flag