The Great British Sewing Bee

Episode Guide

Upcoming Episodes

Series 2 · Episode 2

Claudia welcomes the home sewers back to the sewing room to face three more challenges. First the judges, Savile Row's Patrick Grant and sewing expert May Martin, surprise the sewers with a pattern for a pleated skirt.

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    22 June: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    23 June: 3:45am on Lifestyle

Series 2 · Episode 3

Claudia Winkleman hosts The Great British Sewing Bee as the eight amateur sewers prepare to do battle again in three challenges designed to test their ability to handle stretchy fabric.

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    29 June: 6:40am on Lifestyle
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    30 June: 3:35am on Lifestyle

Series 2 · Episode 4

Claudia Winkleman welcomes the seven home sewers as they return to the sewing room to make clothes on a miniature scale. They face three challenges to test their ability to make children's clothes, starting with toddler dungarees.

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    6 July: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    7 July: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Series 2 · Episode 5

The six home sewers are taken out of their comfort zone by Claudia Winkleman when the judges set them three challenges which require them to handle some of the most difficult fabrics to sew with.

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    13 July: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    14 July: 3:55am on Lifestyle

Series 2 · Episode 6

Claudia Winkleman takes the five home sewers back in time for the quarter-final. Patrick Grant of Savile Row and sewing teacher May Martin have tracked down an original pattern from the 1930s to surprise the sewers with.

  • Reminders Record
    20 July: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    21 July: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Series 2 · Episode 7

The contestants face3 challenges - none of which permit a pattern for guidance. First, they must demonstrate their ability to drape on the stand by making a dress out of fabric straight onto the mannequin - a practice popular in the 30s.

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    27 July: 5:50am on Lifestyle
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    28 July: 3:45am on Lifestyle