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    Posted 2 years ago

    Manikin
    (53 items)

    I just had to repair manikin in knit suit and needed to photo her for my records so I thought I would share this little group of Sewing mannequins from 20 inch to 15 inch size . All came with patterns to learn to sew during WWII to help in war effort . These were all made by Latexture Products NYC and used Simplicity patterns . The difference in quality of 2 that are same is very noticeable . The one in Blue is lesser quality than the one in knit suit. The Lesser quality one is most often one found . The one in knit suit for instance has a separate thumb and much nicer matte finish . The one in pink gown is not common to find . These are not dolls but no category for teaching items
    Thanks for stopping :-)

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    1. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Thanks Thomas :-) although these are not dolls but mannequins . I do have a long history with dealing in dolls . Appreciate you stopping !
    2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Thank you Efesgirl and Mrstyndall for stopping and hitting that love button . Much appreciated :-)
    3. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Manikin, these are all just so wonderful, I love them!!
    4. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      So wonderful! Thank you for sharing them.
    5. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      You Rock with these mannequins, Mani, what a fantastic collection, I revel in your work with these specimens !!~
    6. mcheconi mcheconi, 2 years ago
      Love to see your mannequin posts coming back! They are so cute and their history is very interesting. Keep them coming Mani.
    7. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      Wow, you ARE the True Manikin of mankins !!! Wonderful post !!
    8. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Striking group and desirable!

      My fav is the one in pink!

      XOXO Mani :-))
    9. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Many Thanks TassieDevil, for nice comment
      Thank You valentino97, for stopping :-)
      PhilDMorris, Thank you I am always pleased to hear from you :-)
      antiquerose Oh I love your comment :-) that was a fun one xo
      kyratango, Thank you so much ! xo
      mcheconi, So nice to see you stopped and I will try to post them more often :-)
      czechglass5, Many thanks for stopping and leaving such a nice comment :-)
    10. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Many Thanks to all of you that have stopped at this post I appreciate all of you :-)
      nutsabotas6
      VioletOrange
      Caperkid
      mikelv85
      bijoucaillouvintage
      racer4four
      fortapache
      vetraio50
      TimeTraveller
      officialfuel
      Zilla
      brunswick
    11. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Many thanks Daddy_Nobucks nice to see you drop by :-)
    12. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Thank you EJW-54 so nice to see stopped :-) much appreciated
    13. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
      Oh Manikin, these are all so lovely! Thank you for sharing with us. :)
    14. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Thank you so much Katherine :-) Glad to see you and always appreciate you stopping
    15. inky inky, 2 years ago
      Love them Mani...sorry! for not dropping by sooner, haven't been on much recently and then very quickly, so much to catch up with..take care...xoxo
    16. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      So nice to see you inky :-) Are you busy with new house ?
    17. inky inky, 2 years ago
      More the garden at the moment Mani...still have things to do in the house but with having not much of a summer we are trying to to stuff in the garden..we are at this moment waiting for cyclone Cook to hit us, landing later this afternoon ..if you Google cyclone Cook it will give you some idea..not looking forward to the damage in hour garden..:'-(
    18. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Oh no I hope it doesn't hit you inky :-( I imagine it can cause a lot of damage to your beautiful gardens . Be safe my friend xo
    19. inky inky, 2 years ago
      We will get it...it's just how bad..:-(

      http://i.stuff.co.nz/national/91481782/live-cyclone-cook-expected-to-bring-flooding-to-alreadysodden-areas


    20. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Oh no will you be safe ? what part of island are you on ?
    21. inky inky, 2 years ago
      The round bit on the left that sticks out on the Noth Island.. we have been told to expect at least 140k winds and to make sure obviously everything that can be picked up is put away...it's more the rain really, we have just got over from cyclone Debby..last fortnight, and that had whole towns under water..the soil hasn't had time to dry out as been raining too ever since...so will be far worse this time...
    22. inky inky, 2 years ago
      Smack ban in the middle of the N.I. I meant to put as well...
    23. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Gosh Inky.....please do whatever it takes to stay safe........take care and please do keep updating if possible.......
    24. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      We will all pray for your safety and that your homes and glassware are safe too !
      Keep us updated inky .
    25. inky inky, 2 years ago
      Thank you Mani..just to let you both know, we got off very lightly compared to a lot of other people...it changed direction and we just got some wind but not damaging and not as much rain as predicted..so all good...thank you both once again for your prayers and concern..oxoxo...:-)
    26. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      That is great news for you and sad for others that got hit worse . Thanks for update inky xoxo
    27. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Thanks for letting us know Inky, that is good news......:-)
    28. Roycroftbooksfromme1 Roycroftbooksfromme1, 2 years ago
      ......... '-))
    29. Wandlessfairy Wandlessfairy, 2 years ago
      Love this collection. My fav is the pink one too.
    30. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Thank you Wandlessfairy . I guess she is winning hands down , my favorite is in knitted suit because she was a early model and beautiful matte finish and fine sculpting but the one in pink is rarer :-) Thank you for stopping
    31. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      I'm laughing at myself because I couldn't figure out what you meant by separate thumb! haha I got it though. Could you please take a peek at my doll for me. Do you know anything about these...I suppose you do, of course. Thanks Ms Mani!
    32. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      In love the vintage clothes on these Mani!
    33. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Thank you Rick :-) so nice to have you stop by and it is appreciated it .
    34. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Thank you pickrknows for stopping by today much appreciated !

      To all that have stopped and I missed your names I thank you all very much !
    35. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 1 year ago
      Nice!!!
    36. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Many thanks Elisabethan for stopping a leaving a kind comment :-)
    37. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
      Many thanks valentino97 and
      AnnaB . I appreciate you both stopping at post today :-)

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