The Great British Sewing Bee

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[[Claudia Winkleman]] (2013-2016)
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[[Claudia Winkleman]] (2013-6)
Joe Lycett (2019-)
Joe Lycett (2019-)

Current revision as of 00:37, 8 November 2018

Contents

Host

Claudia Winkleman (2013-6)

Joe Lycett (2019-)

Jenny Eclair, Sara Cox, Anita Rani (guest hosts, charity editions)

Co-hosts

Judges:
Patrick Grant
May Martin (2013-15)
Esme Young (2016)

Broadcast

Love Productions for BBC Two, 2 April 2013 to present

as The BBC Children in Need Sewing Bee, 21 to 24 October 2014 (3 episodes in 1 series)

Synopsis

Following the spectacular success of The Great British Bake Off, Love Productions branched off into another traditional craft, sewing. Eight amateur fanatics are asked to stitch, quilt, embroider, and tailor.

Judges for the first three series were May Martin from the Women's Institute, and internationally-renowned tailor Patrick Grant. Esme Young took over from Martin for series 4. Claudia Winkleman hosted the first four series and Joe Lycett took over after a three-year break, presumably in order to let the air clear over The Great British Bake offing to Channel 4.

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Champions

2013 Ann Rowley
2014 Heather Jacks
2015 Matt Chapple
2016 Charlotte Newland

Participants

The BBC Children in Need Sewing Bee

The show winner is in bold and listed first.

Show 1

Show 2

Show 3

  • Timmy Matley
  • Gemma Cairney
  • Helen Lederer
  • Kathryn Flett

Merchandise

"The Great British Sewing Bee" (book)

"The Great British Sewing Bee: Sew Your Own Wardrobe" (book and patterns)

"The Great British Sewing Bee: Fashion with Fabric" (book and patterns)

"The Great British Sewing Bee: From Stitch to Style" (book and patterns)

Web links

BBC programme page (The Great British Sewing Bee)

BBC programme page (The BBC Children in Need Sewing Bee)

Wikipedia entry

See also

The Great British Bake Off

The Great Pottery Throw Down

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