The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 8

Series 8, Episode 9

4.0 7 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 10

4.0 92 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 8

3.0 22 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

4.0 12 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 4

4.0 9 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 6

3.0 26 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 3

4.0 21 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 5

4.0 29 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 2

4.0 51 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

4.6 156 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.