Dress Form from old mail bag

January 21st, 2012 in member junk     
bluejean bluejean, member
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It took me a long time to lay everything out so that I could take advantage of the graphics and put them in just the right spot. 
A view of the back.  I literally used every scrap and had to piece the back together.
US Mail on the side.
It took me a long time to lay everything out so that I could take advantage of the graphics and put them in just the right spot. 

It took me a long time to lay everything out so that I could take advantage of the graphics and put them in just the right spot. 


Using a pattern I bought on etsy, I made my own dress form from an old mail bag that was given to me.  I use it to display my vintage button pendants when I do shows and as decoration in my studio at home.


Pattern or design used: My own design - Repurposed Antiques
posted in: member junk, vintage, cottage, industrial, organizer, country, bedroom, black, fabric, chic, office, textile, cream, grey, studio. dress form

Comments (20)

Ashigirl writes: I went to your store, you are closed until the 28th. I would like to buy this pattern when you re-open!!! Cannot wait! I want to make two of these!!! Posted: 6:21 pm on February 25th
Ashigirl writes: This is great! I want to make this for my old bathroom! Beautiful work! I am very impressed and inspired!!! Posted: 5:39 pm on February 25th
vintagemindedmaven writes: LOVE this!!! You did awesome Posted: 3:48 pm on January 30th
suziart writes: fabulous!!!! Posted: 12:19 pm on January 30th
bluejean writes: Thanks so much for featuring me. What an honor! I love this site and all the inpiration it gives to all of us who love junk and see it's true potential. Posted: 9:11 pm on January 23rd
JunkFest_Girl_2 writes: THAT is FANTASTIC! As a Junking Girl at heart and a Mail Carrier by profession, I am ashamed that I didn't think of it first! :) Thanks for the inspiration! Lynette Posted: 8:02 pm on January 23rd
junkredeemer writes: Awesome form, I'm really intrigued! Good job!

Posted: 7:52 pm on January 23rd
JunkArchitect writes: This turned out amazing!

Jim
Posted: 5:59 pm on January 23rd
alicemom writes: Fabulous job!
Smiles, Alice
Posted: 4:24 pm on January 23rd
MimiToria writes: This is awesome! So my taste too. Great job and so unique. Thanks for sharing with JMS. Posted: 1:00 pm on January 23rd
EmmasNookandGranny writes: What a great job and a good idea! Another project to put on my to do list. :) ~Marge Posted: 7:59 am on January 22nd
4myfavoritethings writes: I was thrilled when Jean contacted me about her form being featured in Junk Market Style, as her form was made using MY PATTERN !! Now, you can have your own dress form made from your fabric using my pattern ! It's available at Etsy, just look for user name 4myfavoritethings
Thank you, Jackie Posted: 11:05 am on January 21st
CottageElements writes: Wow! Do I love this! Bluejean you did an amazing job on this piece and perfect to showcase in our first member feature of the weekend. She sure is on gorgeous lady!

Lani Posted: 8:31 am on January 21st
Stonesthrow writes: All I can say is FABULOUS!! Posted: 5:20 am on January 19th
Stonesthrow writes: All I can say is FABULOUS!! Posted: 5:20 am on January 19th
chippingcharm writes: Wow...love this! Laurel Posted: 2:53 pm on January 18th
NDJunkGirl writes: This is truly unique - love it! You did a great job with this dress form and spot-on when placing the graphics! Excellent job!

-Andrea Posted: 7:16 am on January 18th
oldnews writes: Wow! That turned out great! It's one of a kind, I love it! Marie
Posted: 6:02 am on January 17th
annebell writes: That's so cool! I love the US Mail letters going up the side. Posted: 6:54 pm on January 15th
MakinItHappen writes: Great job! What a cool idea! It never occurred to me that one could make a dress form. Posted: 10:20 am on January 15th
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