Fortunately, some very thoughtful individuals have put the episodes on YouTube for the rest of us to watch. (Warning: The last two episodes have those annoying commercials in them. Hopefully ones without them will be uploaded soon.)
After watching, I got to thinking. I've always wanted to try a sew along to Project Runway, but so often their challenges don't really fit into a practical everyday sewist's life. I mean, really, do I want a dress from the hardware store or men's stripper pants. Nope. No way. But...with this show, the challenges are practical, doable, and can be done within budget. And I can stand watching the episodes again to get details and inspiration.
Thus, I've decided to have my very own The Great British Sewing Bee Sew Along, or The GBSB Sew Along. I'll be taking each challenge in order but adding more time to allow for things like actually fitting the patterns to myself or a
Anyone want to join me?
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