How-To: Make a Body Form

Craft & Design Yarncraft

Threadbanger has a great thrifty tutorial posted on how to make your own body form, on the cheap. The materials list actually includes a Christmas tree stand as well as part of the tree trunk! The grand total cost comes out to a whopping $10 for a totally custom body form. Now that’s easy on the pocket and the planet. Check it out:

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I'm a word nerd who loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon. I was an editor on the first 40 volumes of MAKE, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. In particular, covering art is my passion — after all, art is the first thing most of us ever made. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for untouched powder fields and ideal alpine lakes.

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