While building this cyberman something became clear, I needed a mannequin. I just did. I kept building parts and then put them on myself and looking in the mirror to see if they were fitting right and it just wasn’t working. I investigated getting an adjustable dress mannequin but those are costly and don’t have arms and legs. I’m a real sized middle-aged lady, not a size 0,so I couldn’t just buy a store mannequin. Then I saw a post in the 13th Cyber Leagion on Facebook. Some fellow who had built a full sized Groot costume had put up some youtube tutorials, and one was on how to build a duct tape mannequin. My birthday was coming up so I decided that this is what I wanted to get/do for my birthday. I know. Crazy. After watching several tutorials, and having to make modifications for being female, we gave it a try.
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