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Customized Dress Form using an existing bra, dry beans, batting and plastic wrap.
If your form only for you it is worth putting in time to get it padded to near perfection. Here are a couple resources:
Ravelry: GrandmaKnits' Lazy Daisy for Hannah
Dress form pincushion pattern and tutorial.
Put on a cape and let everyone see what a hero you really are.
Free knitting pattern for Convertible Shrug Cowl
Ravelry: Cute Poncho for the 18" Doll pattern by Janice Helge
Cardboard hem template! Why didn't I think of that!