Dress form


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dress form

n
(Knitting & Sewing) an adjustable dummy used in dressmaking that can be made to conform to a person's figure

Dress form

A light wire (usually) frame shaped like a woman’s torso that could be used to help properly match the different pieces of a dress as they were sewn together.
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She wore a form fitting black dress form Michael Kors' Fall 2013 collection to an event hosted by the designer in her honor.
We don't use a dress form, and we don't work by draping the fabric in 3-D.
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