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The Great British Sewing Bee is back soon!

(109 Posts)
DanniRae Tue 24-Mar-20 17:16:50

Delighted that this show is back soon. Something to look forward to grin

vampirequeen Tue 24-Mar-20 18:29:49

I love this programme. I can't sew to save my life. A button is a challenge grin but this programme is fascinating. I love the way they can silk purse out of a sows ear.

lovebeigecardigans1955 Tue 24-Mar-20 18:33:53

I love this too. Sewing is one of my hobbies, with embroidery being my first love. If I was braver I'd apply to go on it.

BlueBelle Tue 24-Mar-20 18:49:17

I love it too although I can’t sew
When does it start ?

Luckygirl Tue 24-Mar-20 18:50:46

Can't wait! It is being trailed on BBC so cannot be too long I guess.

Curlywhirly Tue 24-Mar-20 18:59:16

Love this programme. I loved sewing and used to make lots of my own clothes. However, don't do it now, apart from alterations. Although I can sew, there is no way I could cope with the task of designing a garment, I would have no inspiration at all; I marvel at what they conjure up.

Deedaa Tue 24-Mar-20 20:17:33

So glad it's coming back. I adore the gorgeous Patrick and the chap they have introducing it now is great fun. Hope we have another nice collection of contestants.

Millie22 Tue 24-Mar-20 20:26:33

Yippee. It's such a good programme so pleased to hear it's coming back.

M0nica Tue 24-Mar-20 20:45:44

Hoorah, at last something worth staying in for grin

Sussexborn Tue 24-Mar-20 20:51:22

Looking forward to it. Just says coming soon. Can’t wait.

JessK Tue 24-Mar-20 21:37:38

Great news. Love this programme. Love to see the creations and the friendship that develops between the contestants

Grandmafrench Tue 24-Mar-20 21:46:20

Fabulous programme. Quite inspiring and a great atmosphere. As long as they have Patrick Grant on again grin

MerylStreep Tue 24-Mar-20 22:02:29

Not quiet sure about Patrick's moustache 🤔
Ive just finished a pair of trousers. It's been over 40 years since I've made a pair. Aren't invisible zips wonderful.
When I first watched the video of how to insert one, I thought: it can't be that easy, it is 🤗

Calendargirl Wed 25-Mar-20 10:19:35

I can’t sew, but always wish I could when watching the skill of the sewers on here, glad Claudia was replaced with whoever he is, she was a bit irritating.

It’s a nice, gentle programme, just what’s needed at the moment, could never understand why it was shelved a year or two ago.

chelseababy Wed 25-Mar-20 12:10:02

7 April so I'm told - hurrah!

vegansrock Wed 25-Mar-20 12:32:27

For anyone who likes Sewing Bee and has Netflix they might like Next in Fashion which is a competition for professional designers , they have to make a particular outfit each episode eg Red carpet dress then there is a catwalk show at the end, then one is knocked out. Some of the outfits they make are amazing.

MissAdventure Wed 25-Mar-20 12:34:44

Is Sewing Bee similar to Bake Off? smile
I can't sew, by the way.

Calendargirl Wed 25-Mar-20 13:27:52

Yes, MissAdventure but minus Paul Hollywood, and more gentle and a bit old fashioned, but very pleasant.

Auntieflo Wed 25-Mar-20 14:04:24

So glad this is coming back.
I love to sew, but the challenge, where they have to make something out of a motley selection of old garments, would floor me. No imagination, but they conjure up some amazing outfits.

MissAdventure Wed 25-Mar-20 14:06:24

Oh, it sounds marvellous, thanks calendargirl
Right up my street.

Carillion01 Mon 13-Apr-20 17:57:00

Whoo! Hoo! Can't wait.
My dream would be to be hiding overnight in John Lewis haberdashery! Bought all my fabric for my wedding dress, five bridesmaids dresses' fabric and headdresses and my veil there. Can't get enough of the Sewing Bee.

My 'local' John Lewis back in the day was called 'George Henry Lee's. You could get everything there. All bought in 1976. Xx

BBbevan Mon 13-Apr-20 18:06:05

Oh goody. Love this programme. Can’t sew for toffee so I do admire the contestants.

MissAdventure Mon 13-Apr-20 18:11:44

When is it on, please?

DanniRae Mon 13-Apr-20 18:14:02

It starts on 22 April smile

mrswoo Mon 13-Apr-20 18:20:56

I can’t sew either but I love this programme. That Joe Lycett is a bit naughty ( but in a good way).