Get Started in Dressmaking
Create custom clothing to suit every season, occasion or mood! Dressmaking is the perfect way to put a unique spin on every item in your wardrobe, enabling you to transform fabrics you love into wearable fashion.
Make every design a perfect fit with a few essential dressmaking tools and accessories!
Get Started in Dressmaking Bundle
How to Use a Sewing Pattern
To begin any dressmaking project, you’ll need to learn how to use a sewing pattern to bring your design to life and make sure it fits just right.
Our range of sewing machines allows you to find the perfect match for you! From basic stitches to elaborate, computerised features, there’s one for every skill level.
Choosing a Sewing Machine
If you’re just getting started, it’s easy to find a reliable machine suited to beginners. Enjoy simple sewing with all the essential stitches.
With Sew Simple, you can discover online sewing tutorials or head into store for help from our expert colleagues. Discover handy guides to choosing your machine, setting it all up and getting your first projects started. Find out more
Looking After Your Machine
Keep your machine in good working order by following a few handy hints and tips!
Sewing with Jersey
Working with jersey fabric may seem daunting to some sewers but, with this easy-to-follow guide by Sophia Palmer from Sew Jessalli, you'll fall in love with this comfortable and versatile fabric. Discover tips on how to sew stretchy jersey fabric as you make a basic jersey t-shirt.
Discover sewing machines that are ideal for dressmaking beginners with video introductions to a few of our favourites!