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

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

Slouchy Bag

Slouchy Bag

Take it easy, make it stylish: our pretty poplin shopping bag is both practical and ultra-chic, thanks to the glorious Liberty print. It's the perfect way to carry around your Sunday groceries and the loveliest accompaniment to even the simplest outfit

Elbow Patches

Elbow Patches

Who said patches had to be boring old additions to a professor's tweed jacket? Transform your old sweaters and shirts with this snappy snake-skin number – fashioned from just two pieces, it's the flashiest way to give someone the elbow

This Issue

Why buy a new outfit when you can make your own? In every issue of Dressmaker, 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 15

  • Free Great British Sewing Bee Jersey dress pull out pattern.

  • Plus 11 free patterns worth £15 – stitch a gorgeous McCall’s wrap dress with a variety of sleeve lengths and hemlines; and make simple jersey separates in a selection of styles.

  • Over £1000 of prizes of giveaways from Janome, Clover, Fiskars and more.

  • All the best summer workshops to keep you and your younger dressmakers truly stitching savvy in one place.

  • Read our beginner's guide to selecting the right sewing machine for your needs.

  • Plus, all the usual great practical insights, fabric and haberdashery news, interviews and tips guaranteed to give you the best DIY fashion fix.

Templates

Issue 15 Templates

Issue 15 Templates


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Issue 14 Templates

Issue 14 Templates


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Issue 13 Templates

Issue 13 Templates


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Issue 12 Templates

Issue 12 Templates


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Issue 11 Templates

Issue 11 Templates


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Giveaways

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

Tilda bundle

Tilda bundle


Four bundles of Tilda fat quarters and buttons to win, worth £18.90 per bundle


Groves
Janome computerised sewing machine

Janome computerised sewing machine


One Janome Model XL601 sewing machine, worth £369


janome.co.uk
Beach ribbons

Beach ribbons


Two bundles of beach ribbons, worth £24 each


Berisfords
Gütermann recycled thread

Gütermann recycled thread


Five packs of Gütermann recycled thread, worth £8.90 each


Groves
The new Great British Sewing Bee book

The new Great British Sewing Bee book


Five copies of The Great British Sewing Bee: From Stitch to Style, worth £20 each


quadrille.co.uk
Button collection

Button collection


Five bundles of assorted buttons in glass jars, worth £7.99 per set


minervacrafts.com
Mini beading looms

Mini beading looms


Six mini beading looms, worth £11.99 each


Groves
Hemline bundle

Hemline bundle


Two Hemline haberdashery bundles to giveaway, worth £42 each


Groves