How to Use an Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy

How to Use an Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy

If you are going to sew dresses, blouses or other garments you definitely need use a tailor's mannequin. Using the female dressmakers dummy will help you perform sewing dresses more conveniently and correctly.
There are some types of dressmakers mannequins. There are women's, men's or kids tailors dummy. The sewing mannequins may be professional, industrial-type female sized sewing mannequins and seamstress dress forms having the vertically and horizontally adjustable sizes.
In this post I offer you 15 photos that show what's inside an adjustable dressmakers dummy and tips how to use it.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 1

Using this dress model you can check the drape of fabric for the dress you decided to make. See the position of darts, pockets and buttonholes etc. If you will to sew blazer using an adjustable dressmakers dummy can establish the position of collars and lapels etc.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 2

The dressmaking dummy has a four-legged stand.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 3

The pipe rack has human growth scale. The pipe rack has human growth scale. The height of the mannequin is easily changed by a weakening of this nut.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 4

Different people have different body proportions. Different people have different body proportions. This model provides the possibility of elongation the dummy body.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 5

This is front view of the female adjustable mannequin dress form.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 6

On each side of dummy (front, back and sides) there are three adjustment dials.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 7

Each adjustable dressmakers dummy has the possibility of expansion the dummy body using these adjustment dials.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 8

Separately, on the neck is an adjustment also.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 9

Here are waist and hip adjustments levers.
Waist of this size dummy could reach 64 - 78cm (25 - 31). Changes in hip circumferences could reach 86 - 102cm (34 - 40). Bust: 84 - 100cm (33 - 39).

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 10

If you set the bigger dimensions of the 8 parts of the dummy you can to look inside the dummy body.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 11

With this device you can change the length of the dummy.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 12

This photo shows the 'wheel' system. Plastic parts are very fragile. Do not use excessive force when adjusting.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 13

This trick help you make the hip measurement of adjustable mannequin bigger.
Tip - to increase the breast measurement you can use the bra cups.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 14

On this photo shows hem maker. It is very easy to use, but one requires pins and the other chalk to mark the hemline.

Adjustable Dressmakers Dummy, view 15

Loosen the sleeve lever and you can move this device vertically.

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