The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 8

Series 8, Episode 10

2 x
It's Party Week, and the finalists must make an iconic stretchy dress, use their old scraps to make an outfit and fit red-carpet-worthy jumpsuits before one is crowned the series winner.

Series 8, Episode 9

3 x
For a place in the final, the sewers follow the pattern for a kimono-inspired dress, mend old denim using Japanese techniques and create an outfit using folding and pleating.

Series 8, Episode 8

1 x
The quarter-finalists go back to the 1930s to make women’s sailor trousers. They also turn men’s shirts into 1930s blouses and fit glamorous bias-cut evening gowns.

Series 8, Episode 7

2 x
A lace bra and knicker set tests the sewers before they turn thermals into daywear. They must then fit a pair of luxury pyjamas to their male models

Series 8, Episode 6

2 x
Music Week brings a pattern for a parka once loved by the Mods, old denim gets the country music treatment, and David Bowie inspires the sewers for their Made to Measure outfits.

Series 8, Episode 5

3 x
The sewers follow the pattern for a toddler's sailor suit, make fancy dress Halloween outfits and create out-of-school garments from old school uniforms.

Series 8, Episode 4

5 x
Scraps are put to use in Reduce, Reuse, Recycle week to create quilted patchwork jackets. Old coats are given a new lease of life, and second-hand duvets become maxi dresses.

Series 8, Episode 3

4 x
It’s summer week, and the sewers make light and airy outfits, including a summer dress, a creation from old hammocks and a two-piece trouser co-ord for a man or a woman.

Series 8, Episode 2

2 x
The sewers make a pair of high-top trainers for Sports Week. They also create daywear from old netball kits, and they fit a sports jacket inspired by their sporting hero.

Series 8, Episode 1

7 x
Sewing Bee kicks off with 12 sewers creating a capsule wardrobe. They begin with a mini skirt, then make a going-out top from lockdown loungewear and finish with a fitted wrap dress.

2021 Specials: 2. Celebrity New Year Special...

7 x
Sara Pascoe celebrates the new year by inviting Lawrence Chaney, Rose Matafeo, Claire Richards and Kirsty Wark into the Sewing Room to try their hand at creating party clothes.

2021 Specials: 1. Celebrity Christmas Special...

7 x
New host Sara Pascoe welcomes celebrity sewers the Rev Kate Bottley, Antony Cotton, Kiell Smith-Bynoe and Anneka Rice to a Christmas Sewing Bee extravaganza.

Celebrity Christmas Special 2023...

15 x
In this year’s Christmas Sewing Bee, punk icon Toyah Willcox, actor Kerry Godliman, comedian Jessica Knappett and actor Hammed Animashaun put their sewing skills to the test.

Celebrity Christmas Special 2022...

11 x
Johannes Radebe, Natalie Cassidy, Rosie Ramsey and Penny Lancaster put their sewing skills to the test, creating novelty baby outfits and pop star-inspired fancy dress.
Series 9

Series 9, Episode 10

76 x
It’s the final of The Great British Sewing Bee, and after challenges including a Victoriana dress, fabulous men’s outfits and a two-in-one dress, only one sewer will be crowned winner.

Series 9, Episode 8

51 x
It’s Week 8, and the remaining sewers celebrate fashion icons with little black dresses, a shower curtain transformation and smoking jackets.

Series 9, Episode 9

28 x
It’s the semi-final, and three utilitarian challenges stand in the way of a place in the final: the trench coat, cleaning products and boiler suits.

Series 9, Episode 7

46 x
It's Week 7, and we’re going back to the 90s with cargo pants, 90s icon fancy dress and body-skimming supermodel dresses.

Series 9, Episode 6

40 x
The sewers put their twist on dinosaur dressing gowns, zhuzh up denim jackets and create pint-sized party outfits for Kids' Week.

Series 9, Episode 4

90 x
It’s Week 4, and the remaining sewers create zero-waste trousers, upcycle tote bags and repurpose crochet blankets in Reduce, Reuse and Recycle week.