Sew: How to make a Paper Tape Dress Form - Tutorial; A paper-tape dress form is the easiest and cheapest of all. This seems just a little easier than the duct tape dress form and a worthwhile project for a personal fit
I used to do this to my girls' jeans after school let out. Great way to boost the summer wardrobe for next to nothing! Transform an old pair of jeans into adorable summer shorts using bias tape. Instructions on the site.