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Half Scale Sloper Patterns

I designed a set of sloper/basic block patterns to fit the DIY dress forms I have on Craftsy and Etsy. I designed them to fit the paper version of the dress form. If you made the stuffed dress form version,

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Easy half scale dress form

The dress form cover pattern I have on Craftsy can also be stuffed to make a dress form. Use firm non-stretch fabric to make the cover. Sew the pattern as in the instructions, but with one modification: Instead of leaving

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Another half-scale dress form

So, I guess I got a little obsessed with the half scale dress forms. I made another version that you print out on card stock and glue together, then cover with paper mache or kraft paper tape. The paper dress

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Printable French Curves

I was playing around with Inkscape and I ended up making a set of printable French curves. I really like how the curve turned out. I made full size, half scale, 3/8 scale, 0.39 scale (1 cm = 1 inch),

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Pants form tutorial

I added a tutorial for a 3/8 scale pants form, similar to the half-scale dress form instructions.

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My half-size dress form

My current project is making a paper mache half-size dress form, which I’ll be using to teach myself to make my own sewing patterns. I made a page with the half-scale dress form pattern and a tutorial with instructions for

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