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Posted on:11/22/03 8:39 PM
Last Updated:12/9/03 5:15 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 1 people   
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LynnG said... (12/10/03 1:48 PM) Reply
Thanks, I will look for your review.
cindyann said... (12/10/03 11:01 AM) Reply
Very cute. I love penquins.
galadriel45 said... (12/9/03 9:25 PM) Reply
The dress form is my duct tape dress form. I did a review on it on the web site reviews about a month ago. It is FANTASTIC. I cannot say how much I love it. I wanted to buy one, but couldn't afford it. I researched the duct tape dress form, and got my hubby to help. It was very easy, hubby made a really nice stand. And - I have a dress form that is exactly me. My forward sloping shoulders. My very long bust to waist, but short waist to hip ration. It is my shape. I will say it is a tad (1/2 - 3/4" larger than me, but I am on the upward part of the learning curve on sewing with it. I don't know how I have sewed without it all of these years. AND it was cheap - about $25 to make. I'll be glad to share more - I'm a real fan of my duct tape dress form.
LynnG said... (12/9/03 7:42 PM) Reply
Very cute vest. I would like to hear more about the dress form too. Was it hard to make? Where did you get the pattern? I would think this would be a much better fit than you could possibly get from a purchased form. I imagine it required more than two hands.
sewgirl said... (12/9/03 5:51 PM) Reply
GREAT VEST. Let's hear more about that dress form!!
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