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   Congratulations to Charlotte the winner this seasons Great British Sewing Bee!!

It’s been an amazing eight weeks and this is our last offering for pattern picks and sewing tutorials! If you haven’t already seen our dedicated Sewing Bee page do take a look, we’ve got loads of exciting Sewing Bee goodness! Take a look at what everyone is saying about the show in the forum Great British Sewing bee chit-chat and specifically about this episode here.

Grreat british sewing bee - pattern picks


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Sewing bee - top sewings

Here are some tips and tutorials from indie designers and bloggers so that you can learn the techniques used to make the patterns in the show from the finals.

Task 1 – Mens Dress Shirt

Want help sewing cuffs.. here is a tutorial from Grainline Studio


A great tutroial on sewing pin tucks from Tilly and the Buttons

Sewing Beautiful Tucks

Attach a shirt collar and stand by Sewaholjc with their step-by-step tutorial



Task 3 – Alteration Challenge

DIY tutorial to make a suit jacket into this super chic dress from a pair and a spare.


Another great bog where dreams and seams has turned a mens suit into this jumpsuit.

Anzug upcycling – 017


Task 3 – Evening Dresses

Fancy trying your hand at sewing with sequins.. here is a handy post from By Hand London.


How to hem sheer fabrics.. with the Haby Goddess


Fancy sewing with slippery fabric.. this post from By Hand London is fantastic.


Have a go at sewing your own corset – here is a free pattern from Ralph Pink.


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    Does anyone know where Jade got that glorious beaded fabric she used in her evening dress please?