Yesterday was a special day as I received in the mail my pre-ordered copy of “Custom Knits” by Wendy Bernard of Knit and Tonic. It just came out recently here in Canada.
I haven’t gotten very far into it (I’m afraid of getting swept away!), but in Chapter 1: Understanding Your Style, Size, and Fit So You Can Make Sweaters You Love to Wear (what a mouthful!), she includes a tutorial on making your very own custom made duct tape dress form!
A quick little google and I found that this is not a new idea. How did I miss this? Any way, here’s a photo tutorial, and here’s a video intro to this neat idea via YouTube: