I have been sewing clothes for myself for a while now and have always depended on a muslin or toile for fitting. There were times I wished I had a dress form that was made to my measurements. Most of them were too expensive for me. I did not care for the "duct tape" dress form either. So for a while I was content with my fitting method. Until recently when I needed to sew some garments for my daughter who lives on the other side of the coast. I thought having her dress form body double would facilitate long distance fitting. After reading so many positive reviews of the Bootstrap Fashion DIY Dress Form, I decided to give it a try. I was so happy with the results that I immediately made another one for myself!
Introducing Violet, my body double! I can't say enough about this dress form. It is not only affordable but incredibly accurate! For more detailed info on the DIY process, check out my post here.
And below is my daughter's body double, Abby!