There's a hauntingly beautiful magnetism found in a vintage dress form waiting for the arrival of its ghostly seamstress.
|Seamstress form for sale on Etsy.|
The rare gentlemen's form, circa 1900, was for sale on Etsy some time back. The bidding got too high for my pocketbook, but what a spectacular specimen for the winning bidder.
|Dress form image by photographer Mandy Lynne.|
Photographer's find the vintage dress form equally artistic, and I'm so happy that they share my eye.
|Vintage dress form images via Love Stitching Red.|
Dress forms (above) in the hands of blogger and textile artist Carolyn Saxby take on feminine personas when embellished with jewelry and lace.
|Image via Trouvais.|
The full dress form above (circa 1909) reminds me that even with dieting and exercise, I never would have squeezed into the fitted waistlines of the time.
|Image via Modern 50.|
Ready to teach a sewing class, or just look like you do? If so, you might want to purchase or rent this well-worn form with a sunny disposition from Modern 50, a great little website with every vintage item you can think of for sale or rent.
|Image via Lori Miller Design.|
Lori Miller has taken her interest in everything old to create a collection of greeting cards designed exclusively for those who love all things vintage. So, of course, she has included her dress form photos as sweet cards available through her website.