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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Tenders are invited for invited Supply of 06 Dress Form Female Half (Upper Torso); Size: 32.
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The house and lawn displayed favorite family heirlooms, including an antique dress form displaying the wedding dress worn by the bride's mother.
Finding foam mannequins that could be modified by carving the foam was crucial since the majority of the antique dresses in the exhibit had tiny waistlines that were much smaller than the smallest dress form.
She wore a form fitting black dress form Michael Kors' Fall 2013 collection to an event hosted by the designer in her honor.
Two runners up will win a Harumika Designer Dress Form Set.
We don't use a dress form, and we don't work by draping the fabric in 3-D.
PLAY DRESS UP * Invest in a dress form to show off adorable outfits, display fancy frocks or to hold tonsa hats, scarfs and belts.
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The dress form embodies what they may be embattled over: their own particular vision of the ideal woman" (64).
They really take on the role of designer by using the wrist pin cushion, tape measure, and dress makers pencil to pin up the fabric sample (black satin, pink lace, animal print, and blue sparkle) and begin to alter it to the dress form.
She draped the pieces on a dress form and cut out pattern pieces.