Cegindir N. Y.

TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON, vol.27, no.1, pp.68-73, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON
  • Page Numbers: pp.68-73


Miniature dress forms are essential tools in both fashion design education and sector. They are defined as half scaled body forms and are used instead of full size body forms. In this study, it is focused on two steps. First one is explained that reforming and enhancing of traditional miniature female dress form used in Turkey and second one is demonstrated that testing and discussing of new female dress form's success. The miniature dress form was reformed by considering real female body curves and size 38 body measurements in chart that used some of Turkish fashion brands. Then, whether the expected success of basic bodice patterns on the enhanced dress form was tested according to fitting principles criteria. End of the study; find out that reformed and enhanced traditional female dress form is more successful than former for patternmaking process, considering time, material and final decision.