How To Make A Dress Form

Dress forms are an essential tool for any fashion designer. They also can be quite expensive. Well the other day as we were going through Facebook we saw a great post by Seattle based utility kilt maker Kilt This. We’ve embedded their post below.


Well this post prompted us to search YouTube for tutorials to share on how to make your own model form. Now please note that we only while these videos were highly entertaining, and for a designer just getting started they are a great temporary solution, but please realize there is really no direct replacement for a high quality, professional model form.

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The quick and dirty video:

We like the vaudeville style music in this one:

This one is VERY detail oriented and methodical:

We hope you enjoyed these videos on how to make your custom model form. If you found it helpful please share with your friends via social media.

Author: Steven Matsumoto

Steven Paul Matsumoto is the founder of Seattle Fashion Incubator, and an active member of the Seattle business community. Currently Mr. Matsumoto sits on Advisory Boards for the University of Washington Fashion Certificate Program, and the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle.

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