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Amateur sewers take on challenges as they compete to be named Britain's best home sewer.

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The Great British Sewing Bee: It's the final, and the theme is celebration.   Season 7, Episode 10

The three remaining sewers work on a bridesmaid's dress, a festival-themed transformation and a glamorous off-the-shoulder gown. (Contains spoilers) [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Jun 17 at 1:31 PM - 5 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Semi Final  Season 7, Episode 9

It's the semi-final, and the sewers go back to the 1940s. They create a pair of Oxford bags [trousers], dresses from parachutes and a Dior New Look outfit.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 10 at 9:24 AM - 15 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Music and the Movies Week  Season 7, Episode 8

The sewers create a dress inspired by Dirty Dancing, a Sound of Music transformation and a disco era-inspired outfit from Dreamgirls.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 10 at 9:22 AM - 6 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Winter week  Season 7, Episode 7

The sewers' skills are put to the test making a flannel shirt, turning old scarves into a garment and creating a glamorous winter party dress. (Contains spoilers) [more inside]
posted by essexjan on May 28 at 2:45 AM - 4 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: It's Reduce Reuse Recycle Week.  Season 7, Episode 6

The sewers make waistcoats out of old clothes, turn army surplus into a women's outfit and make a dress out of jeans. Spoilers inside [more inside]
posted by essexjan on May 21 at 6:34 AM - 8 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Children's Week  Season 7, Episode 5

For children's week, the sewers' skills are tested by romper suits, Under the Sea-themed fancy dress and raincoats for mini models.
posted by ellieBOA on May 13 at 2:54 AM - 11 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: International Week  Season 7, Episode 4

The sewers go international with a French pattern, a South Asian transformation, and a final challenge inspired by Frida Kahlo.
posted by schroedinger on May 5 at 8:02 PM - 5 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Gent’s Classics Week  Season 7, Episode 3

For gent’s classics week, the sewers make baker boy caps, transform old jackets into outfits for a woman, and create a casual utility jacket.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 30 at 11:12 AM - 3 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Summer Week  Season 7, Episode 2

Summer Week sees Esme and Patrick challenging the sewers to create paperbag shorts, cocktail outfits and button-down sun dresses.
posted by schroedinger on Apr 22 at 11:50 AM - 8 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 1  Season 7, Episode 1

The sewing competition returns for a seventh series and in week one the judges settle the contestants in with a trio of challenges based on everyday wardrobe staples - sleeveless blouses, t-shirts and dresses. [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 15 at 3:08 AM - 10 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Final  Season 6, Episode 10

The competition reaches its dramatic denouement as the final three sewers tackle celebration wear challenges and the series winner is crowned.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 24, 2020 at 11:56 PM - 10 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Semi Final  Season 1, Episode 9

The four remaining sewers go to the movies, taking on garments and techniques from the silver screen.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 18, 2020 at 1:20 AM - 5 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Quarter Final  Season 1, Episode 8

Five sewers do battle in the quarter-final, where they must master techniques and styles from France, Spain and the Philippines.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 11, 2020 at 5:55 AM - 8 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 7  Season 6, Episode 7

The six remaining home sewers head back in time to the 1980s, attempting to revive the glamorous - and sometimes ridiculous - style of that decade.
posted by ellieBOA on Jun 4, 2020 at 12:10 AM - 6 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 6  Season 1, Episode 6

The fashion industry is the biggest polluter of our planet besides oil, so for reduce, reuse and recycle week, all the fabric in the haberdashery is replaced with charity shop clothes and soft furnishings.
posted by ellieBOA on May 30, 2020 at 10:21 PM - 3 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 5  Season 1, Episode 5

The eight remaining sewers return to the sewing room for lingerie and sleepwear week.
posted by ellieBOA on May 21, 2020 at 4:22 AM - 7 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 4  Season 1, Episode 4

It's sportswear week, and the sewers must create rugby shirts, waterproof onesies for toddlers and tennis outfits.
posted by ellieBOA on May 15, 2020 at 10:54 AM - 3 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 3  Season 6, Episode 3

Joe Lycett welcomes the ten remaining home sewers back to the nation’s most famous sewing room for children’s week.
posted by ellieBOA on May 7, 2020 at 2:34 AM - 3 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 2  Season 6, Episode 2

The 11 remaining sewers return for holiday week and are challenged to create palazzo pants, beach cover-ups and colourful shirts.
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 30, 2020 at 4:51 AM - 4 comments

The Great British Sewing Bee: Season 6, Episode 1  Season 6, Episode 1

Twelve amateur sewers compete over ten weeks (BBC).
posted by ellieBOA on Apr 25, 2020 at 12:27 AM - 9 comments