Simply take a clear photo of your garment against a plain background and enter it via email@example.com or using this form. Contestants can enter each category, but each entry must be a different make. Along with one winner being crowned Dressmaker of the Year, each category will feature its own prizes for a selection of our most impressive entries. The judges' decision is final.enter now
Fancy turning your stitching adventures into the success of the year? If you’ve been inspired by the gorgeous designs showcased in the pages of Dressmaker and Sew Magazine, we want to hear from you! Whatever your fashion passions, this is your opportunity to shine in one of four tailor-made categories.
In association with Brother and Create and Craft, Dressmaker of the Year promises to be one of the most thrilling DIY couture events in the calendar. Sew what are you waiting for? It's time to strut your stitchy stuff...enter now
Home-made garments that suggest an 'off the rack' look, but with a high level of comfort, quality and ease of wear factored in.Free Inspiration
From the flirtacious frocks of the forties to the exaggerated lines of the eighties, we want to see your custom takes on retro makes.Free Inspiration
The only way is upcycle if you fancy flaunting your repurposing skills, so send in any garments given a new lease of life.Free Inspiration
Tiny tees, kiddie capes or junior jumpsuits, here's your chance to show your miniature makes to a whole new audience!Free Inspiration
In our special reader selection category, you get to pick which stitchy make has impressed you the most!enter now
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In our special reader selection category, you get to pick which stitchy make has impressed you the most!