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Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – Fifth Episode – Basques, Pyjama Transformations & Sleep Sets

2020-05-22T10:27:15+00:00May 22nd, 2020|

This week the theme was "Sleepwear and Lingerie".  For the Pattern Challenge contestants were asked to make a boned basque.  The pattern comprised lots of small pieces that contestants had to [...]

Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – Fourth Episode – Rugby Shirts, Waterproof Onesies & Tennis Outfits

2020-05-14T14:40:09+00:00May 14th, 2020|

In this week's episode of the Great British Sewing Bee, the theme was 'Sportswear' and so we were treated to the sight of  host Joe Lycett in a sparkly tracksuit! [...]

Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – Second Episode – Palazzo Pants, Towel Transformations & Holiday Shirts

2020-04-30T18:51:18+00:00April 30th, 2020|

Another great episode from the Great British Sewing Bee and the theme this week was 'Holidays'. This was rather ironic given that it is unlikely that any of us will [...]

Great British Sewing Bee 2020 – First Episode – Wrap Skirts, Men’s Shirts and Tea Dresses

2020-04-23T15:34:59+00:00April 23rd, 2020|

We were so excited to watch the first episode of the Great British Sewing Bee 2020. We met twelve very talented contestants who have backgrounds as varied as a paramedic, [...]

Great British Sewing Bee – Episode Seven – World Sewing Week, A Great Giveaway Plus A Mother’s Day Special Offer!

2019-03-28T16:16:30+00:00March 28th, 2019|

What an exciting Semi Final it was! The theme was World Sewing Week, with fabrics and patterns from all over the globe. As this topic covers such a wide range, [...]

Great British Sewing Bee – Episode Six – British & Irish Fabrics & a GBSB Special Offer on Linens & Linen Blends

2019-03-21T20:36:54+00:00March 21st, 2019|

This week the Bee was all about typical British and Irish fabrics, one of which was linen.  Patrick explained that although linen was an ancient fabric it was getting a [...]

Great British Sewing Bee – Episode Five – Reuse, Reduce, Recycle Week & A Viscose Jersey Special Offer

2019-03-15T14:17:25+00:00March 15th, 2019|

This week on the Great British Sewing Bee the theme was "Reduce, reuse and recycle". To this end, all the fabrics and trimmings in the haberdashery had been replaced with [...]

Great British Sewing Bee – Episode Four – Swimsuits, Dog Coats, Tracksuits plus a Ponte Roma Special Offer

2019-03-07T07:57:05+00:00March 6th, 2019|

The theme of this week's Great British Sewing Bee was technical fabrics - some of the fabrics used included swimwear fabric, scuba, waterproofed tent fabric, shell-suit fabric etc.  Now this [...]

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