Her measurements are pretty close to mine but I had to do a little padding. I made some pads by creating pads from batting .
Then I tucked them under this lace shapewear camisole.
I think it looks quite pretty now!
Twenty years and four kids have changed my figure a little. I work out and eat right, but I don’t think I’ll ever be the size I was back then. So it’s best to stop pretending, be happy with what I have, and adjust my dress form to reality.
Do you read Sew News magazine? I’ll have an article out about padding your dress form in the next issue.
And if you should be at the bookstore pick up this month’s issue to see my first article. How to create the Sailor Skirt pattern.
Here it is!
But first, do you have a dress form and does it reflect the truth of your figure? How about one of those adjustable kinds from the fabric stores? I’ve never had one and have often wondered how accurate they are.