"Just wanted to say "thank you" again for posting this message. I searched Kansas City craigslist last night for mannequins and found a gorgeous one for sale just over the border in Kansas. Rebecca Redd is now home with me and ready for…"
"That's a good idea, I tried that but it wasn't my lucky day. I just never got around to doing it again Will check into it again as I can use a child's manny and maybe just a head for my hats. Then again I can use…"
"I have friends who work retail at the Mall Of America. That's where I have found a few of my display mannequins. Perhaps check with department stores in your area for mannequins they no longer using. It's a great resource without spending…"
"Hi Maude, may I suggest you put your website here and any pics you have of your items to dress up your page a bit. If you need help just ask, someone will be around to offer it.
I would love to see your shop!"
"One thing is for sure, we do love our mannequins, teeheee.
I recently brought a hanging mannequin / dress form....that way, I can photograph any size clothing...when I photograph the item on a black back round, all one sees is the item and the black…"
"Thanks everyone. I have seen on the sites mentioned and have noted on Ruby Lane the ones that are called eggshape which is an off white with no features. I think they display well on rubylane at least. I am kind of thinking of going that…"
"My girl is not the kind of plastic you are talking about. She is not shiny and quite pretty. She is moveable and her head also moves, I can't wait to dress her. She has long red hair with a beautiful expression on her face and can be…"
"Does anyone know a resource for parts for a vintage mannequin? My poor one needs and arm plate and both hands and she would be perfect. I am thinking of possibly getting a welder or someone to fabricate the arm plate if necessary but not sure how…"
"It is true, some of the new plastic mannequins are very difficult to photograph.
I could never get used to seeing a headless mannequin, even on the shopping sites for new fashions.
I use mannequins for the items in my Ruby Lane shop, always have. It…"
"Teeeheeeee, hi there Swanky. So, she was disrobed right there..poor thing, hauled nude as can be to the car or truck, teeheeee. The last one I found was up in Pa, we took her apart, and they put the torso with the wig still on her, in the front…"
"I have an older mannequin, perhaps from the eighties. I saw her in a shop window of a little crowded sewing shop. When asked if she was for sale (evidently everthing is) she was disrobed right there and carried to the car.
As she has…"
"I once had mannequins in almost every room in this house, LOL, so, here's a few tips. The new mannequins are very tall. Also, be sure you new mannequin has good face paint, that is very important. Some sites will sell you a nice mannequin…"
"Oh, wow! What a find! (The dresses!)
Good luck finding a form that will work for you. I'm not to that point yet. I only have a few clothing pieces here and there and have not even gotten around to deciding whether I…"