You can make a "foot weight" out of a donut of fabric (actually, two
donuts sewn together at the edges), filled with either kitty litter,
sand or rice. Arrange it over the stand feet and it will stabilize the
I also use the upright post and weighted base from a Torchier lamp.
They are available cheaply and I had one burn out a while ago, so I
saved the base and pole.
> The costumes I make are also very heavy and when I am creating on the
> form I needed it to turn without tumping over. I mounted the stand
> to a heavy round piece of wood and attached a "Lazy Susan" on the
> bottom of the wood. You can find the precut wood and lazy susan kit
> at the large home improvement stores.
> Vivian (the dress form) and I are spinning now without tumping over.
> D.L. @ Ides of March
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