to Make a Spare Rubber Prosthesis
forms look real enough for most social situations because the liquid
filling has a realistic movement. At this price, you can have a few
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in a good bra. Pay attention to the bra size and the cup size. The
form will look more realistic in a bra that fits well.
4 balloons in a neutral color. Look for "paddle balloons", 10
inches in diameter -- 36 inches or more when inflated -- at a party
or floral supply shop.
filler requires 200 four-inch-long rubber fishing worms. Check the
link below or look in your local fishing gear store or K-Mart.
need a pair of nylon knee-high stockings in a color that matches your
skin tone. Cut them down to about 10 inches.
for two support pieces, 3 quart liquid dish-soap bottles, plastic
milk containers or tupperware tops are perfect for this.
the mouth of the balloon over the container.
the fishing worms -- 40 worms will give you about a B cup and 60 are
close to a C cup.
the balloon with water until the worms are all covered.
the air out of the balloon and tie it tightly. Remember there's water
in it -- you don't want leaks, make sure the knot is tight.
2 two pear-shaped pieces out of the plastic -- they should fit over
your breast. The narrow end goes to the outside of your breast.
to make sure that the edges of the plastic are not sharp. Use a nail
file to rub down sharp edges so the balloon won't get punctured.
the narrow end of the plastic into the toe of the stocking.
the open end of the stocking over the plastic so you have a nylon
cover completely around the plastic.
the balloon into the stocking with the knot of the balloon sticking
out of the open end.
the open end of the stocking around the knot and tie it with a knot.
Remember the knot needs to be tight. You're done.
type of form is basically a balloon filled with water -- avoid situations
that may result in punctures.
form is not attachable to the chest so make sure that the bra gives
security you might want to use double sticky tape to attach the from
to the inner bra cup.
also see How-Tos -> How
to Make a "Seed" Prosthesis
also see -> Breast
Cancer & Prosthetics
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