I make custom costumes for a living, and I purchased this mannequin for a plus-sized customer. With this purchase, I now own all of the various Dritz mannequins. For the price, I feel that the full line of Dritz mannequins are worth the investment. They are easy to set, and have a nice sturdy stand. The hem guide is very useful at times. At times, I add extra padding to certain areas of my mannequins to aid in recreating different sizes, especially at the bust. It's easy to add a stuffed bra, or some strips of batting for padding hips or whatnot for a prefect fit. The markings on the stand are useful, since they include a shoulder height feature, which is a nice way to determine the proper height of a person, since mannequins don't have heads.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? It looks just like the image on the site.
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate.
Having even found a plus size dress form was great ! Then the price ! Super ! Now to put it to good use ! Everything about ordering from overstock was 5 Star !! Delivery and ship charge ! Will be back over and over again ! Thank you Overstock !! Can't wait to see what I'll find next . Will recommend this site to everyone out there.
... buy a Dritz. I have been sewing for over 20 years and have studied at FIDM, so I know a little about this stuff. Ideally, I would love to have a Professional Dress form that I could pin into and manipulate, but for the most part, I am a home sewer. I make historic costumes for myself and my family, but this is the first real Dress Form that I have bought for my size and I am very happy with it. I went for the full figure model because I am a size 24 top with 28 bottom. This has the largest measurements I could get and it fits my clothes, so I am very pleased with it. Being an adjustable form will allow me to use it, even if I get the gumption to lose the weight I need to. Great price for a good product.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Looks like what you get
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Pretty good
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good.
I love my dress form, I can adjust it to my measurements, and it's perfect...I wanted one for so long, and now I finally can sew to my hearts content....it's exactly as promised, it was delivered promptly, and I'm just so happy with it....
It's nice to finally find a true full figure dress form. This also doubles as my display prop for selling clothing on an auction site. It's lightweight & fairly easy to adjust measurements w/the knobs. Seems to be in perfect working order & I would definitely recommend to others.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Very accurate
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. The product is lightweight & precisely as described on O. It is easy to manipulate & the knobs do work properly
So thankful that I found a dress form that was large enough for my measurements. I've tried everything including "add on" foam with a jersey body cover. Nothing worked well. At last I can use the "draping method" for my clothing constructon.
I ordered this product because I want to return to making clothes for myself. I've sewn for many years but mostly for home decorating or gifts for others. Now I have time to dig into my fabric stash and sew for me! The dress form will help me to ensure a good fit without constantly trying the project on. This form is easily adjusted and good and sturdy.
What is the difference between this product and the Dritz 'My Double' Full Figure Dress Form?clb41a on Mar 21, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for shopping Overstock.com. The dimensions for the "My Double" are smaller, please see below:
Bust: 45-43 inches
Waist: 38-46 inches
Hips: 47-55 inches
Back waist length 16-18 inches
Neck: 15.5+ inches
overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 25, 2013
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