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Date: 4/15/06 3:59 PM

Sometimes I get funny looks when I refer to my dressform by name, as if I'm going soft in the head. I talk to her too, but I won't tell that to any non sewing people! Who here on PR has named their dressform?

Here is Matilda masquerading as me in her padded jacket. She's a good sport.

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Date: 4/15/06 4:08 PM

Matilda looks lovely! If I had one, I'd name her too!

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Date: 4/15/06 4:19 PM

Mine is Sharona, named after the song. It happened to be playing on the radio as I unpacked her way back when. I'm getting a new one soon, and I don't know what I'll end up naming it. Maybe Wolfie?


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Date: 4/15/06 7:02 PM

I call mine Phat Chick.

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Big 4 Pattern size 12, RTW bottom: 6, RTW jacket 8, RTW top (no size fits me well!)
Measurements: 34 HB/36 FB (34C bra)/27.5/36 (and working hard to keep it that way.)
Machines: Sewing: Elna 760, vintage Kenmore Model 33 (1967), Janome Gem Gold 3, Singer Model 99, Singer 221/Featherweight. Sergers: Babylock Imagine and Babylock Enlighten. Embroidery Only: Janome 300E. Embroidery/Sewing Combo: Brother Dream machine. Coverstitch: Babylock BLCS. Straight Stitch: Janome 1600P.

If you think your sewing is better than everyone else's around here, get out of my way b****. I hate sewing snobs.

My blog: www.phatchickdesigns.blogspot.com

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Date: 4/15/06 7:08 PM

Mine is Gertrude. It just popped in my head the day I was setting her up on her stand.

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Subject: What is your dressforms name? Date: 4/15/06 7:23 PM

Roberta (a long-leggedy wolf full-body form) named after the Ginger Rogers movie (back in the golden days of Hollywood, every starlet had her own made-to-measure dressform - apparently Ginger's form was perfect) & Magdalena (a more recent dressform, and unfortunately built a bit more like me than Roberta).

Neither are quite right and I STILL need to start my MyTwin project.

Nancy
-- Edited on 4/15/06 7:24 PM --

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Subject: What is your dressforms name? Date: 4/15/06 7:29 PM

Mine is Zillie, short for Godzilla.

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Date: 4/15/06 7:38 PM

mine is miss belinda (it's a my twin body double). i'm linda, she is 'Be-Linda'.

she still needs to lose the weight i lost.

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Linda

Girls do not dress for boys. They dress for themselves, and of course, each other. If girls dressed for boys, they’d just walk around naked at all times.
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Date: 4/15/06 8:11 PM

Mine is Lizzie-in honor of my mother and maternal grandmother. My mother hated her actual first name(Lizzie). I was about 20 before she revealed what the L. in her signature stood for.

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Subject: What is your dressforms name? Date: 4/15/06 8:35 PM

Mine is Rosie, because she's red. I'm so clever.

The other day, I walked into my sewing room to find my 5 yo dd standing on a chair and slow-dancing with Rosie to a song on the radio. She even had her head resting on Rosie's bosom.

It was a little disturbing....

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--Jessica

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