Belfast Telegraph

Friday 29 May 2015

Sewing Bee gets a second thread

Claudia Winkleman presented the first series of The Great British Sewing Bee
Claudia Winkleman presented the first series of The Great British Sewing Bee

The Great British Sewing Bee is to return for a second series, the BBC has confirmed.

The needlework competition, inspired by The Great British Bake Off and presented by Claudia Winkleman, will return in 2014 for a six-part series.

The first series of The Great British Sewing Bee featured eight competitors, with 81-year-old Ann Rowley crowned the winner in a finale watched by 2.7 million viewers.

Controller of BBC Two Janice Hadlow said: "I'm delighted that BBC Two viewers have taken this series to their hearts.

"It has proved that an ill-fitting zip or badly placed dart can make for compelling television in much the same way as a soggy bottom on Great British Bake Off and I can't wait for the next series."

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