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Anyone else going to join me on the Sewing Bee watch?

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flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:06:36

A bit excited about it



blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:11:51

Me too grin

RhinestoneCowgirl Tue 02-Apr-13 20:11:56

Forgot it was tonight, am at a relative's house and can't work their telly/sky box thing blush

blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:13:07

Oh noes, you will have to iPlayer it.

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:14:15

Oh Rhinestone grin sad - don't worry, we'll keep you up to date while you jab away at their silly controls smile

So far, they've been given a pattern for an A-line skirt to follow. They have nearly every demographic covered in their 'contestants' or whatever they're called.

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:14:56

If you've got t'internet, you should be able to watch it live on BBC?

blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:15:05

Ooo history bit. It is very much following the GBBO formula.

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:16:43

Am soooo jealous they've got that massive fabric stash at their disposal!

RhinestoneCowgirl Tue 02-Apr-13 20:16:52

Good point, will try telly on netbook and MN from phone...

blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:17:57

I am loving the young blonde ones fabric combination

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:18:23

Doh. Didn't know that's why we make bias binding on the bias - thought it was for strength, not 'give' blush

Educational, this is! grin

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:18:41

Yes, me too blue

blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:19:18

I am really new to sewing, just learning the basics at the moment so this is way out of my depth. blush

RhinestoneCowgirl Tue 02-Apr-13 20:19:33


ChocolateCremeEggBag Tue 02-Apr-13 20:20:17

Hello all - can't decide yet if I am jealous, thinking I could do it better or because they are better than me. Loving the big sewing room and fabric choice.

Winkleman's commentary is a bit annoying

blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:20:25

Not sure as to that blue gingham, red ribbon combo. Bit too Dorothy for me.

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:21:22

Eughhh those roses!! Bless Anne! grin

Ambridge Tue 02-Apr-13 20:21:31

Winkelman is always annoying angry

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:21:38

Yes, chocolate I'm the same! smile

ChippingInIsEggceptional Tue 02-Apr-13 20:22:21

What channel are you on?

RhinestoneCowgirl Tue 02-Apr-13 20:22:27

Blue with flowery ribbon v nice.

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:22:53

although I don't think I could make these skirts for toffee. Not sure I could follow a pattern

blueraincoat Tue 02-Apr-13 20:23:10

Sandra, that fabric shock

RhinestoneCowgirl Tue 02-Apr-13 20:23:13

Bbc 2

flubba Tue 02-Apr-13 20:23:21

Beeb 2 chipping

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