What is a Female Tailors Dummy?
A Female tailors dummy, or dress form, is a three-dimensional representation of the human body used in the fashion design industry. They are made of various materials such as fabric, foam, plastic, or wood, and are designed to mimic the curves and proportions of the human body. Female tailor dummies come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and colours, making them an incredibly versatile tool in fashion design and dressmaking.
How do you use a Female Tailors Dummy?
One of the most important functions of tailors dummies is their role in garment fitting. They allow designers to create and adjust patterns before cutting into the actual fabric, saving time and materials. Tailors can easily pin fabric to the dummy and see how the garment will look on a human body. This process is essential to ensure proper fit, proportions, and comfort.
But, tailors dummies aren’t just for fitting. They also play a crucial role in visual merchandising, allowing retailers to display garments in a realistic and eye-catching manner. By dressing a dummy in a well-styled outfit, retailers can showcase the garment’s potential and help the customer imagine how it would look on them. This creates an emotional connection between the customer and the product, leading to increased sales and brand loyalty.
Features of the Female Tailors Dummy
Create a beautiful display with this classic female tailor dummy. This female dummy has a body that is made from durable polystyrene. This body has then been covered in a natural jersey fabric available in either white, black or cream. As a result, this dummy is robust to tailoring activities and is also suitable for creating attractive retail displays.
This female dummy has a retro look that helps to create a more eye-catching window display or in-store display than a standard mannequin. In addition, it has an adjustable base which is useful should you wish to adjust the height of your dummy or to combine more than one to create a multi-level display.
- Bust: 31 inches / 79cm
- Waist: 25 inches / 64cm
- Hips: 35 inches / 88cm
- Shoulders: 13 inches / 33cm
- Centre Back (from top of neck): 26.8 inches / 66cm
- Neck Circumference: 12.2 inches / 31cm
- Adjustable Height (excluding neck piece): from 55.5 to 66 inches / from 141 to 168cm
(depending on the stand – please check the size chart for full details)
- All Measurements ± 2cm