Your Guide to The Great British Sewing Bee 2019: Episode Guide

Great British Sewing Bee 2019 week 6

What a week it’s been on The Bee as the sewists reuse and recycle second hand materials, from fabric scraps to soft furnishings. Catch up with all of the highlights from each week of the Show with our Great British Sewing Bee episode recaps.

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The Great British Sewing Bee series 5 contestants

We’re just a bit excited about tonight’s Great British Sewing Bee. Here’s all you need to know about The Great British Sewing Bee 2019.

Workshop: How to sew with elastic

How to sew with elastic

Elastic is one of the most useful items in the haberdashery. We talk you through how to sew with elastic and add it to the clothes you make. Read on to find out how to use it to create clever effects and comfortable garments.

The Jodie Jumper

SS50 Jodie Jumper sewing pattern

Cosy up in me-made style with The Jodie Jumper, an everyday winter staple with cuff and pocket details.

Simply Sewing Meets: The Sewing Bee’s Ben Moore

The Great British Sewing Bee series 5 Ben

Where do you find an Edinburgh-based scientist who just so happens to be a pro sewist, trained as a vet AND is a whiz at circus trapeze? Why on this year’s Great British Sewing Bee of course!

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How to sew a maxi dress: no pattern needed

How to sew a maxi dress

Want to know how to make your own maxi dress? We’re here for you. Portia Lawrie’s step-by-step jersey maxi project is all you’ll want to wear this spring. It’s patternless so the result is made to fit like your favourite tee. Read on and get sewing!

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