The Great British Sewing Bee

Episode Guide

Upcoming Episodes

Episode 1

Series 5 · Episode 1

Ten of the country's best home sewers will be given challenges every week to test their design and sewing skills. Who'll create clothes worthy of Garment of the week and who will be the first to leave the competition?

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    26 November: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    27 November: 8:50am on Lifestyle
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    30 November: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    1 December: 4:20am on Lifestyle
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    1 December: 6:10pm on Lifestyle

Episode 2

Series 5 · Episode 2

Joe Lycett hosts, as the nine remaining home sewers return to the nation's most famous sewing room for Children's week. The garments might be mini but they are a mammoth challenge being fiddly to sew.

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    3 December: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    4 December: 9:00am on Lifestyle
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    7 December: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    8 December: 4:10am on Lifestyle
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    8 December: 6:10pm on Lifestyle

Episode 3

Series 5 · Episode 3

The eight remaining home sewers head back in time to the 1970s, tackling the most fiddly and anarchic garments as they attempt to revive the glamorous, rebellious and sometimes ridiculous, style of the decade.

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    10 December: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    11 December: 9:05am on Lifestyle
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    14 December: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    15 December: 3:45am on Lifestyle
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    15 December: 6:15pm on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 5 · Episode 4

The seven remaining home sewers take on man-made fabrics designed for sport and the great outdoors and are challenged as they make swim suits, coats for dogs and luxury track suits.

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    17 December: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    18 December: 8:50am on Lifestyle
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    21 December: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    22 December: 4:00am on Lifestyle
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    22 December: 6:15pm on Lifestyle

Episode 5

Series 5 · Episode 5

It's Reduce, Reuse and Recycle week. With all the fabric in the haberdashery replaced with charity shop clothes and soft-furnishings, the six remaining home sewers must breathe new life to old fabric.

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    24 December: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    25 December: 9:00am on Lifestyle
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    28 December: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    29 December: 4:00am on Lifestyle
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    29 December: 6:15pm on Lifestyle

Episode 6

Series 5 · Episode 6

It's British and Irish fabrics week. The sewers are challenged by creating a workers jacket from linen, transforming stripy deck chairs and parasols into stylish garments and making coats from British Isle wool.

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    31 December: 8:30pm on Lifestyle