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Date: 9/8/13 4:58 PM

I've met Miss Thing, Matilda, MiniMe, and Her. I share my own studio with Dancing Miranda.

Any other whimsical folks out there?

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Date: 9/8/13 6:27 PM

I inherited my dressform from my mother, who bought it when she started university back in the 60s and called it Flossie. Since Flossie is older than me by a good few years, I hardly feel it would be polite to rename her!

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Date: 9/8/13 7:50 PM

Yes - her name is Lily !

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Date: 9/8/13 8:31 PM

I named my children and my dog. Anything else sounds childish ... to me.

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Date: 9/8/13 8:53 PM

My current dress form is named Marie Antoinette, for obvious reasons.

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Date: 9/8/13 10:56 PM

Quote: PattiAnnJ
I named my children and my dog. Anything else sounds childish ... to me.

Miranda and I congratulate you on your maturity and thank you for your input.

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Date: 9/8/13 11:28 PM

I have enough trouble keeping the names of my family straight.... I go Kk, I mean KK and then No, I mean KR. I don't any more names in the mix!

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Date: 9/9/13 0:17 AM

My dress form is vintage, and came with a name, Waity. My friend named her after her great grandmother (I think).

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Date: 9/9/13 0:22 AM

Fun thread. Alas, I do not have a dress form, but if I did, considering that I name all my stuffed animals, my motorcycles (big mistake as I cry when I sell them) and even my computer (Boris), I have no doubt that something else that I have a relationship with would get a name.

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Date: 9/9/13 0:27 AM

Nope, no name. LOL I do not refer to it as a her either. Just seems a little creepy like the old movies where the dummy comes to life. Kudos to those who do though.:)
-- Edited on 9/9/13 0:28 AM --

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