Lilly is a dress display mannequin, as opposed to a dressmaker’s form. She has a nice jersey cover over a molded, hard foam body. She has removable arms that can be posed. Her measurements are B34-W25-H35.
LIES. She has CRAZY boobs, and a weird square waist about 26" around.
The original idea with Lilly is that I could stuff some cotton batting around her waist to help achieve my waist circumference, but also length. This didn’t work at all.
Lilly’s problem is that she’s just too busty. She’s a 34" yeah, but not at all like MY 34". She also had some funny square-ish-ness to her waist. As you can see, the stays don’t work on her.
Solution to Lilly’s problems? A dress form mastectomy.
These are actually more common than it may seem, and often happens to Uniquely You dress forms. In Lilly’s case, I was able to pull down the jersey cover and saw away her body with a sheet rock knife. A large bastard file and some rough-grit sandpaper helped smooth things out.
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The design of this dress is quite intriguing in my opinion, and I think that the shapes seen here can be incorporated into a corset…mostly as an applique, though.
There is a lot that can be added to a rather plain corset/bodice/outfit with cording on top of the fabric, where piping is not possible or not efficient enough. This particular dress could really be an inspiration for an outstanding corset design. But that’s just me…