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Great British Sewing Bee – it’s back!

Some news dropped this week which had all the Simplicity team in a flurry of excitement… the return of our favourite show, The Great British Sewing Bee! Albeit without the appearance of our favourite presenter, Claudia Winkleman – but with comedian Joe Lycett in her place, we’re sure it will go down a treat.

There haven’t been any dates announced yet, but watch this space! In the meantime, we’re reliving our favourite moments from the last few series!

A tricky pattern!

We loved this moment, where Charlotte stepped in to help Jade with her skirt, only to find out she’d stitched it the wrong way round… We’ve all been there – time to grab the seam ripper!

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Getting the measure

Stitching for someone else is always tricky at first, as Tracey said – we’re all used to our own measurements. This clip shows a great example of how your designs can always be saved!

Great British Sewing Bee Simplicity

When Charlotte lost her cool

This moment really made us feel thankful that we don’t have to stitch under so much pressure! Charlotte showed us that even the most experienced stitchers can have times of panic.

Great British Sewing Bee Simplicity

A nail-biting final

With Joyce seemingly biting off more than she could chew, the finale of series 4 really had us on the edge of our seat. We were thrilled though when Charlotte was crowned the worthy winner! We can’t wait to see who’ll be getting involved in the new series!

Great British Sewing Bee Simplicity