Padding a Dress Form As Your Body Double: A Condensed Guide

This post originally appeared as part of By Hand London’s Creators Collaborative series. Hi there! I’m Brooks Ann Camper and I’m a couture wedding dressmaker who teaches custom garment creation to those who sew for themselves. I’m the type who loves delving deep to untangle puzzles- so when my custom padded dress forms inspired Elisalex to invite me to guest post, I accepted the challenge.
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Hi there! I'm Brooks Ann.

I’m an independent designer and couture dressmaker for one-of-a-kind bridalwear located in Hillsborough, North Carolina. I also teach the sew-curious both in-person and online.

My blog follows along with the couture process of how each heirloom-quality custom wedding dress is made from idea to wedding day, as well as other interesting tidbits related to sewing, weddings, and body positivity.

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