The Great British Sewing Bee is back on ITV 2 Monday the 16th of May!
The CONTESTANTS from left to right, rumana, angeline, duncan, charlotte, (PAtric Grant, Esme Young) josh, jade, (Claudia Winkleman) Tracey, Joyce, JAMIE AND ghislaine
The Great British Sewing Bee 2016, hosted by Claudia Winkleman. The fourth year of the tv series running and becoming better than ever. Ten brand new sewers go head-to-head battling it out week-by-week to be 2016's Sewing Bee champion. The judges, Saville Row's Patric Grant and Central Saint Martins Esme Young test the dressmakers by putting them through a series of challenges eliminating one contestant a week.
Religiously each year I follow the bee right through to the end, not only for the entertainment of the show but for the tips and tricks I learn to enhance my own dressmaking skills.
Checkout the trailer ♯gbsb
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Week by week we will be reviewing the latest shows and pairing them with patterns we think would be perfect to re-create some of the sewing bee garments.
Patric Grant is a Fashion designer and also Saville Row's Director. He has been a judge throughout all the series bringing new knowledge and intellect to the sewing room every time.
Esme Young studied at Central Saint Martins and now also lectures there as a pattern cutter. She is the co-founder of Swanky Modes and is also famous for her costume designs seen in films.