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Mini Antique Mannequins

I have searching for an antique mannequin for a couple of years. They are hard to find and very expensive when they are found.

I also have read many tutorials on how to make your own but never thought that I could pull it off until this past weekend. I started with a great pattern that I found on Etsy from Tracy Bell and you can buy it here.  The instructions are easy to follow and the results are amazing. I started with a nice linen in a medium taupe color since I thought it would look vintage and classic.
Pattern was easy to read and after very few steps of a little sewing and a little stuffing, I was left with this..
I used a candle stick that I had and no longer used for the base and added a few of my recycled jewelry items. It was so easy, I made a second one and intend to use both of them to display my jewelry as well be able to take better photos.
I am so pleased with the results.
I now have my own Jewelry shop in my home!
Lovely and Professional looking!
I can't wait to make more!
Enjoy!

Comments

  1. The dress forms turned out so well I am glad you liked the pattern. Thanks for sharing with everyone.

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  2. Now this is really sweeeet! Good job! Love the display!

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  3. Those are so cute! I saw some gorgeous full size vintage looking dress forms in HomeGoods today for $60, I didn't think that was a bad price but I haven't really shopped around. I love your mini versions.

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  4. They are adorable! I love the jewelry on them.


    Dee

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  5. LOVE these! I look at the prices of finished ones and just keep walking but pinning your idea for future fun! Thanks for sharing at this week's BFF Open House!

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  6. You did more than pull it off! Yours turned out so great!
    I would LOVE it if you'd link this up at Feature Friday FREE-FOR-ALL going on right now!

    http://www.fivedaysfiveways.com/2012/02/feature-friday-free-for-all-6-little.html

    Hope to see you soon!

    P.S. I'm a new follower. : )

    ~Abbie

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  7. Oh WOW!!! I didn't even dream you could make something like this. I can think of so many uses... Thank you for sharing at the Kiss & Tell party over at I Gotta Create! I am PINNING!!

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  8. These are really great! You did an awesome job. :)

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  9. Just wanted to let you know I featured this as part of my BFF Open House wrap up! Please feel free to grab a featured button from my sidebar if you like!

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  10. You are featured on my blog tonight!! I am in love with this project! Thanks for linking up - a new party started tonight, too!
    <3 Christina

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  11. Just letting you know I'm featuring your sweet mannequins on Feature Friday FREE-FOR-ALL!

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  12. These are great!! I'm going to add these to my "to-make" list...(that list keeps getting longer and longer!)

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