Friday, 21 February 2014

The Great British Sewing Bee

Who would have thought the this would capture the heart of the nation? I watched it last night and I have to say I was glued. I loved that all of the contestants gelled together and I even watched on while Jenni helped Julie out to turn her garment the right way, I love that we have 3 men in the sewers and the passion they all have in the textiles and patterns.

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Pushing the boundaries making things that are out of their comfort zone, we as crafters do that and we know how scary it is yes?

Amongst all the daily drudge of misery and woe and meaningless dribble that we watch on TV there is a ray of sunshine in this glorious program, I simply cannot wait for next Tuesday evening at 8pm on BBC2.

The Presenter Claudia Winkleman doesn't pretend to know a thing about sewing and delights in the achievements of the sewers, encouraging and praising along the way.

The Judges May Martin from the Women's Institute and Savile Row's Patrick Grant are fair but firm explaining their decisions.

Sewers

Cerina

Chinelo

Cliff

David

Heather

Jenni

Julie

Lynda

Simon

Tamara

Each from different skill levels and backgrounds and I have already got a couple of favourites.

Are you watching? if not you must, it is a feel good program and you will love it.

They are already on Facebook here

Or BBC2 website here

and you can watch it on catch up here

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3 comments:

Libiya jhon said...

Its as if you read my mind! You seem to know a great . Cardsharing Server deal about this, just like you wrote the novel in it or something. I think that one could do by incorporating pics they are driving the message home somewhat, but instead of the, this is great blog. A fantastic read. Ill definitely be back.

Erika said...

I love it. Even had my machine out this week and done some making. Inspiring!
Happy crafting, Erika.

Joan Cummings said...

really enjoyed watching that even watched both episodes a first for me for as you know I am no tele fan and without the sub titles I find it difficult but I will follow it on the tele.Great. Love Mam xx