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Simplicity Joins the Dressmaker Judging Panel!

This week has been a double treat for us at Simplicity! With an extra day for sewing, thanks to the Bank Holiday Monday (we ate far too many Easter eggs over the weekend!) and then a trip to London, to join the rest of the judging panel for Make It Today’s Dressmaker of the Year competition.

Needless to say, we had a great time – joining Kate and Rachel from The Foldline, GBSB favourite Stuart Hillard, as well as the team from Make It Today and Sew magazine.



Dressmaker judges group pic

There were some gorgeous makes in the mix, making it a really tricky task to choose the winners from the shortlisted entries. There were plenty of discussions around the judging table but some standout pieces really caught our eye.

With the results to be announced in the coming weeks, we’re keeping shtum for the time being, with all to be revealed soon. But in the meantime, here are some behind the scenes snaps, of the team looking at those fabulous makes.

Dressmaker judging collage

If you want to join in on the fun and have your say, then head over to the Make It Today website, where you can cast your vote in the reader’s choice category. You can choose your favourite makes from the Children’s, Vintage, Customising and Ready-to-Wear category.

Well done to all that entered the competition!