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    Master BHUZzer andalee-oriental's Avatar
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    Getting a dress form for Christmas

    So I'm shopping for a dress form for me from my boyfriend. I put this one on my wish list, but he thought it had bad reviews.
    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Singer-DF151_G-Adjustable-Dress-Medium/dp/B000OS3FY6/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=I2548BTQMG8WD6&colid =2JU84F0KZ0OQK]Amazon.com: Singer DF151_G Adjustable Dress Form, Gray, Medium: Kitchen & Dining[/ame]


    Then, I considered the Uniquely You dress form, but I want something easily adjustable in case I change size or make something for someone else.

    So who has an adjustable dress form? Do you like it? Reviews, comments and suggestions are appreciated!

    Thanks! ..g.:


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    Re: Getting a dress form for Christmas

    I have a Dritz "my double" dress form and I don't love it. In it's defense, I've had it for years and it still works. The dials for changing the size are really hard to operate and hurt your fingers alot to change them. The mechanism for the size change is plastic and the waist one on mine has broken. The bust, hips and neck still work so I haven't tossed it out yet. I'd love to splurge on a new one, but don't know which one to buy either.

    Here's a link to the one I have:

    Prym Consumer USA Inc. | Dritz - "My Double" Dressform


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    Re: Getting a dress form for Christmas

    I saw those and I didn't think they were as nice as the singer ones. Thanks for the input.


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    Re: Getting a dress form for Christmas

    The UniquelyYou forms are pretty easy to adjust by taking in or letting out the cover. You can also buy other size covers to adapt for radical changes or different people. One of the things I like is that it is pinnable and that I can really get all the measurements pretty close to my own.


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    Re: Getting a dress form for Christmas

    I recommend the Uniquely You as well. I have a long torso and it's the only (reasonably priced) dress form I could find that would accommodate this. It's very pin-able. No more using floor lamps for hemming!

    I temporarily had a Singer one with the dials, but it was very flimsy and I sent it back.


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    Re: Getting a dress form for Christmas

    This form is very similar to the one I use. The only real complaint I have about it is that the rib cage and the bust are NOT adjustable separately. It can be McGuyver'd by adjusting the rib cage correctly, putting a bra on the form and stuffing the cups appropriately. Stick a t-shirt over the whole thing and you've a more "you-like" form.


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