Dressmaker of the year competition for 2019 is open for submission and the deadline is 11th March 2019.
Read the press release below.
We’ve got fantastic new judges joining our glittering panel, including costume designer on BBC’s Doctor Who, Ray Holman and TV presenter, Debbie Shore!
It’s back for 2019. Could you be our next Dressmaker of the Year?
2 free Simplicity patterns for every entrant
We will send you 2 Simplicity patterns^ just for entering the awards.
Occasion: Sew special selections and posh frocks that showcase the finest designs for parties, weddings and fancy events.
Everyday: This category covers your everyday items such as home-made tops, skirts and gowns which fit like a glove, featuring a high level of comfort and ease of wear.
Upcycling: Bringing new life to existing items with inventive touches, this is your chance to show us all your customised creations.
Vintage: Go back to the future with retro makes in your choice of genre and style for endless interpretations of bygone beauty.
Childrens: We would love you to send in your favourite mini make for your little loved ones, from junior jackets to petite pinafores!
Simply select the category that best fits your make, then submit to be in with a chance to win!
Firstly take a clear photo of your garment against a plain white background. You can include up to five shots to show any details!
We’d love to know a little about what inspired you, you’ve got a chance to tell us more behind the story of your make.
Contestants can enter each category, with multiple entries if you wish, but each entry must be a different make.
To be in with a chance of winning, all entries must be received by the 11th March 2019 deadline.