Well hello and welcome to my brand new blog. (It’s about time I say)
Going to jump straight in and let’s talk about the great British Sewing Bee. Season 3 is just around the corner and I know that most of us are at the edge of our seats.
If you have no idea what it is I’m talking about, the Great British Sewing Bee is the BBC2 spin-off of the Great British Bake Off. Amateur sewers from all walks of life get the chance to prove their skills on national TV, doing loads of fun sewing challenges. The winner gets the honour (I think, I actually don’t know if there is a winning prize but I feel like it doesn’t need to be in this competition.)It is the TV show that finally made sewing cool again. Maybe that is taking it a bit too far, but it has definitely made sewing the new IT thing and now we can’t get enough.
I love it!
I will admit that I don’t watch every episode, I don’t find the show itself to my taste (never been a fan of reality TV, except Eurovision Song Contest but that is a story for another time.) But I do love that the show have done for sewing just what Oasis did for the guitar in the 90’s. Everyone wants to have a go! And that makes me love the show. Sewing is for everyone and there is more than one way to make a dress, some dresses last longer than others, but these are things you learn by trying again and again.
So if sewing is something you have been thinking of giving a go, do! And check out season 3 of the Great British Sewing Bee this spring. Not announced start dates yet, but here is the wee trailer for the season.