Paper-Tape Dress Form - Brown-paper tape from an office-supply store forms a body mold as well as duct tape does, then hardens into "papier-mâché" to become a pinnable form, which you don't even have to stuff.

Paper-Tape Dress Form - Brown-paper tape from an office-supply store forms a body mold as well as duct tape does, then hardens into "papier-mâché" to become a pinnable form, which you don't even have to stuff.

This is the PROPER way to make your own duct tape mannequin. This makes so much more sense to me, lol. I couldn't understand how 3-4 layers of duct tape over my body was meant to represent my proper size! Great tutorial. Definitely worth a look, particularly the wire around the waist to give the proper measurement.

This is the PROPER way to make your own duct tape mannequin. This makes so much more sense to me, lol. I couldn't understand how 3-4 layers of duct tape over my body was meant to represent my proper size! Great tutorial. Definitely worth a look, particularly the wire around the waist to give the proper measurement.

what a good idea for low-slung, skinny jeans.  She sewed a band of ribbing (w/ elastic at the waist) to help keep 'em up.  Brilliant.

what a good idea for low-slung, skinny jeans. She sewed a band of ribbing (w/ elastic at the waist) to help keep 'em up. Brilliant.

Shhhh! We won't tell anyone and no one will be able to tell! A quick fix to make tighter jeans a little more comfortable in the waist. This quick sewing trick is easy to learn! http://www.ehow.com/how_4924641_make-jeans-waist-bigger.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage

Shhhh! We won't tell anyone and no one will be able to tell! A quick fix to make tighter jeans a little more comfortable in the waist. This quick sewing trick is easy to learn! http://www.ehow.com/how_4924641_make-jeans-waist-bigger.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage

Learning how to sew on a zipper may sound difficult, but with this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn to easily apply zippers to any garment piece! http://www.ehow.com/how_14842_zipper.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage

Learning how to sew on a zipper may sound difficult, but with this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn to easily apply zippers to any garment piece! http://www.ehow.com/how_14842_zipper.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage

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