This issue comes with a gorgeous free McCalls pattern gift, for a princess seam dress with v or round neckline, pleated or pencil skirt and optional sleeves.Buy your copy from or find it on newstands from today!

McCall's7714 4-in-1 princess seam dress in sizes 6-22, plus template sheets for projects inside.  Love Sewing Issue 55 - What's inside? Our dressmaking projects including a flowy button down skirt, essential cotton top, and the ultimate holiday set with a pair of floral shorts and clever pin tuck camisole.

Theres a eye-catching embroidery project with two templates for tote bags and you'll have a ball sewing an adorable baby rattle, tie dye picnic blanket and cactus pincushions.

Read all about Lauren Guthries amazing career since Sewing Bee and learn about the Fashion and Textile Museums couture garment archive.

Dont forget to enter our amazing giveaways and enjoy our fabric and pattern discounts for independent and big name brands!

Every issue includes tutorials and advice from our industry experts  Sewing Bee's Jade Earley, Wendy Gardiner,Alison Smith MBE, Wendy Ward, Elisalex de Castro Peake, Kerry Green and Claire-Louise Hardie. And our guest reviewer for this issue was Christina of Gussets and Godets!