The Great British Sewing Bee is one of the highlights of our year at William Gee’s Online Haberdashery! It should return to our screens any week now, and we can’t wait. The challenges, creations and friendships we enjoy throughout each season have charmed the nation, and it’s something to look forward to whether you sew or not.

What’s it all about?

The Sewing Bee is usually run over 10 episodes – bringing us the highs and lows of 12 sewists as they tackle dressmaking challenges set by judges Esme Young and Patrick Grant. From show-stopping couture to thrifty transformations, there’s endless inspiration and sewing joy to be found.

Left to right Patrick Grant, Sara Pascoe and Esme Young | SOURCE: BBC ONE – The Great British Sewing Bee

When will the 2023 series start?

In previous years the show started in April, but this year the show starts at... [read more]