Welcome to Make It Today Dressmaker! Why buy a new outfit when you can make your own? In every issue we aim to inspire all would-be stitchers to help you create and control your individual style.

Projects

Cut Work Collar

Take a trip to the twenties with a pretty Parisian-inspired collar that gives your garments a distinctive vintage flourish. This easy make, which gives you the chance to practise your decorative stitching and cut work finishing, adds effortless feminity to your look

Easy Espadrilles

Easy Espadrilles

Happy feet are guaranteed with a cool stitchy make that celebrates your tootsies in style! Flex your sewing muscle working with different textures whilst crafting an easy but colourful fashion essential that's sure to put a spring in your step

Leather Clutch

Leather Clutch

Style up your dressmaking ventures with a modern twist on a classic clutch. Practise your bracelet threading and stud-making skills with a delectably smooth leather carrier, complete with distinctive colourful bracelets for on-trend boho elegance

Patchwork Tote

Patchwork Tote

Get into shape the easy way with a vibrant selection of pinks, oranges and yellow squares, triangles and parallelograms stitched together into a snazzy tote. This fun make gives you the ideal excuse to practise die cutting while crafting a pretty patchwork that really pops!

This Issue

Why buy a new outfit when you can make your own? In every issue of Make It Today, we aim to inspire all would-be stitchers to gain confidence and skills while having fun making outfits you can wear with pride, broadening your fashion horizons and helping you control your individual style, whatever your shape or size.

In issue 17

  • A veritable vintage bonanza, with free Butterick patterns allowing you to make beautiful fit and flared frocks, plus your choice of cute daytime dresses, worth £17

  • Hollywood glamour with an easy Monte Carlo skirt, classic drape action thanks to our lovely Liberty top, and a figure-flattering jersey make in our fab pattern pull-out

  • Brand-new style showcases, the ultimate retro swimwear guide, a masterclass in vintage care and repair, plus the inside scoop on all the girly goss with the GBSB finalists!

  • Oodles of practical insights and tips, including advice on Hong Kong seams and horsehair skirt finishes, working with a walking foot, and making outfits when your figure straddles different pattern sizes

  • More than £1,000 of prizes, including 17 metres of fabric, Gertie book bundles, Fiskars cutting sets, Korbond sewing baskets, and more

Templates

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Giveaways

Enter for your chance to win these amazing gifts with Dressmaker Today!!

Korbond sewing baskets

Korbond sewing baskets


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Fiskars foldable scissors and pivoting rotary cutter

Fiskars foldable scissors and pivoting rotary cutter


Four sets of Fiskars gadgets to win worth £29.98 each


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Knitting needle set and my princess yarn pack

Knitting needle set and my princess yarn pack


Two knitting bundles worth £58.45 to win


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Tilda Memory Lane bundle

Tilda Memory Lane bundle


Two bundles of charm packs, quilt labels and buttons worth £30.55 each


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Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book and New Fashion Sketchbook

Gertie’s Ultimate Dress Book and New Fashion Sketchbook


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Clover flower frill templates and picot gauge set

Clover flower frill templates and picot gauge set


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Christine Haynes vintage patterns

Christine Haynes vintage patterns


Five readers to win two patterns worth £28 per set


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Vintage fabric bundle

Vintage fabric bundle


One lucky reader to win a £100 fabric bundle


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