Garment Sewing: How to Use the Mr. Tailor Form

June 11, 2021

Our male form is packed with features to sew clothes that fit.

If you’re taking the time to construct or alter your garments, you want an end result that is professional, right? The Mr. Tailor male form delivers just that: it’s a male form that you’ll use to mimic body measurements for yourself or the male for whom you are sewing. The Mr. Tailor form is packed with features allowing you to personalize the form so that you can sew clothes that fit.

Mr. Tailor: the parts & pieces

The Mr. Tailor form comes with full-color step-by-step instructions that you’ll use to set up the form.  Familiarize yourself with the form’s parts and pieces as shown. Read this tutorial for an overview of each of our forms; take note of page 4 for measuring tips. Read this tutorial for information specific to the Mr. Tailor form, paying special attention to the size adjustment range on page 3 (measurements must fall within specified ranges to use this form).

Adjust the form

Before you can use the form, you’ll need to adjust it to your body measurements. The Mr. Tailor form has soft-grip adjustment wheels with precise increments. Manual adjustments can be made to match chest, waist, hips, neck and shoulders.

Use the offset pole for pants

A key feature of the Mr. Tailor male form is its offset pole. The side pole placement accommodates straight hanging of pants legs. It also has a shaped crotch area that supports the design and fitting of pants.

More handy features

Mr. Tailor has extended shoulders that are shaped to assist with support and setting in of sleeves on shirts, jackets and coats. And did you notice that clever pin cushion at the neck of the form? Use it to keep pins ready to use.

It’s also a great valet

When Mr. Tailor is not in use, it makes a great valet, keeping garments fresh, unwrinkled and ready to wear! It’ll look great in the bedroom, sewing studio – pretty much anywhere!

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