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

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!

Berry Bunting

Berry Bunting

Thread together fruits and flowers in an endless chain around your garden for the ultimate party essential! Our beautiful berry bunting is so easy to make, you can get the whole family involved - it's the perfect addition to your next alfresco shindig

Thread Holders

Thread Holders

Create cute kokeshi for your haberdashery stash and brighten up your work space in a couple of hours! This project outlines the process of stamping and printing shapes that will lovingly transform your thread rolls into a veritable doll's house of delights!

Fabric Bangles

Fabric Bangles

Presenting the dream upcycle for the thrifty thinker looking to fasten up loose ends with a ditsy floral flourish! Wrap your chunky wooden arm furniture in pretty cotton scraps for a unique addition to any outfit

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 create and control your individual style, whatever your shape or size.

In issue 16

  • 10 Free patterns worth £17 from McCall's – including a stunning six-way shorts and trousers pattern, plus a beautifully fitted and flared dress.

  • Free Vintage Style Sewing Dress to pull out and keep

  • Top makes for beginners: Quick-stitch sarong, lightweight shifts and a stylish travel tunic.

  • 10 ways to make the most of your curves.

  • More than £1,000 of prizes, including the iconic Vogue Mondrian Dress Pattern.

  • Oodles of practical insights, news, interviews and tips designed to turn you into the dressmaker of your dreams.

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Giveaways

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

Sewing machine bag and crochet case

Sewing machine bag and crochet case


Two readers to win a stitchy set worth £46 each


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Vogue mondrian dress

Vogue mondrian dress


Five readers to win the iconic vintage pattern in two sizes worth £30


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The knitting and stitching show

The knitting and stitching show


Ten pairs of tickets up for grabs for the London and Harrogate events worth £30 per pair


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Queen size quilting

Queen size quilting


Two readers to win a Vlieseline Soya Mix 278 in Queen size worth £30 each


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Needle pebble collection

Needle pebble collection


16 lucky winners will receive a set of nine needle pods worth £15.75


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Seaside sewing kits

Seaside sewing kits


Five sets of seaside friends to win and stitch worth £26 per set


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Hemline storage bundle

Hemline storage bundle


Four embroidery and bobbin bundles worth £14 each


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