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Half Scale Mannequins on the television

Half Scale Mannequins on the television

Although the episode in question appeared some time ago, I discovered this particular episode watching re-runs of the series. I was delighted to see a half size dress form being used on television in the popular TV series, The Great British Sewing Bee. Although I am...

Half Size Mannequin short history

Half Size Mannequin short history

From the early fifteenth century, mannequins are documented as “common tools” in artistic practice. The word mannequin comes from the Middle Dutch, mannekijn or “little man.” The conventional dress forms of today evolved from the display mannequins of the past. While...