Well, last night was the final of the Great British Sewing Bee…did you see it?
Many congratultions Ann, your amazing sewing skills served you well and you were a worthy winner
Here are some useful links to help you with the skills demonstrated in the final show…
Following a pattern: Sewing a Men’s Shirt
Craftsy have an online course for making a Tailored Shirt
Pamela Erny has a great blog that features lots and lots of tips and techniques use in constructing a man’s shirt. Check out her links on the left hand side of the page. She will help you get some really great results
Alteration challenge: Embellishing a Handbag
The Purl Bee have a few posts on their site for a couple of basic embroidery stitches
The Unbroken Thread is a blog written by Kathy Andrews. She has some lovely projects and demonstrates some great techniques
Kari Morrison writes The Craftinomicon. She wrote a few tutorials on a variety of embroidery stitches. Just type Embroidery How To in her search box and it will bring up all of her tutorials, including a nice one on couching (which is the technique Ann used on her bag)
Prudent Baby has a nice and simple tutorial on how to sew sequins and has a few project ideas to whet your appetite for all things sparkly
Tailoring challenge: An Evening Gown
As usual, further to the links above, I have saved more links on my Great British Sewing Bee pinterest board, drop by and have a look!
I hope you have loved the series like I have and have been inspired to get sewing! Will you be applying to appear on the next series?