A body form should have your measurements and nothing more accurate than a replica of you! Is so much easier to create your garments if you have one. There’re huge advantages of making a body form having your body as template such as: perfect fit, easy to try on your garments and it will cost 50% less than buying at a store. The next steps will show you how to make a perfect replica of your body so you just have to Sew It Simple!
Although there are several instructions on how to make a dress form with duct tape and filling with paper or other soft materials, I do not recommend as with time the duct tape stretches and distorts and the filling moves from one place to another (like in your pillow) so you lose your measurements. The best way is to use a ‘casting’ method that will produce a front and back shape ‘armour’ of you and then fill in with expanding liquid foam. [Read more…] about How to Make your Body Form with Liquid Foam