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The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 1: Basic Construction

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

Amateur sewers test their sewing and dressmaking skills. Ten home sewers must follow a deceptively difficult pattern for a woman's top made up of four pieces. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 2: Children's Week

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 10 months

Amateur sewers test their sewing and dressmaking skills. Nine sewers return hoping to show the judges that they can make beautiful clothes on a miniature scale. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 5: 1960s Week

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

Sewing competition. The sewing room is transported back to the 1960s as the six remaining sewers try to prove they deserve a place in the quarter-finals. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 4: International Week

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

Sewing competition. Patrick and Esme set the seven remaining sewers the challenge of tackling techniques and garment styles from other cultures and continents. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

Summer Week sees Esme and Patrick challenging the sewers to create paperbag shorts, cocktail outfits and button-down sun dresses. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

It's international week, and the sewers make Breton tops, transform sarongs into a new garment and take inspiration from Frida Kahlo. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 10 months

For children's week, the sewers' skills are tested by romper suits, Under the Sea-themed fancy dress and raincoats for mini models. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

It’s Music and the Movies Week. The sewers create a dress inspired by Dirty Dancing, a Sound of Music transformation and a disco era-inspired outfit from Dreamgirls. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

It’s the semi-final, and the sewers go back to the 1940s. They create a pair of Oxford bags, dresses from parachutes and a Dior New Look outfit. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 8: Evening Wear

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 10 months

Claudia Winkleman hosts the grand final of the Great British Sewing Bee. The three finalists create three pieces of evening wear to impress the judges. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 3: Lingerie Week

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

Amateur sewers test their sewing and dressmaking skills. The sewers take on delicate lingerie, working with fiddly pattern pieces and the most delicate fabric. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 7: Puzzling Patterns and Pattern Cutting

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 10 months

Claudia Winkleman hosts the semi-final. The sewers must make an asymmetric yoked skirt inspired by modern Japanese pattern cutting. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Available for 10 months

Joe Lycett hosts as the nine remaining home sewers return to the sewing room for children's week. The garments are a mammoth challenge being fiddly to sew. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 10 months

Week One sees judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young settling the contestants in with a trio of challenges based on everyday wardrobe staples. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

For gent’s classics week, the sewers make baker boy caps, transform old jackets into outfits for a woman, and create a casual utility jacket. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 10 months

It’s Reduce Reuse Recycle Week. The sewers make waistcoats out of old clothes, turn army surplus into a women’s outfit and make a dress out of jeans. Show more

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 10 months

It’s the final, and the theme is celebration. The three remaining sewers work on a bridesmaid’s dress, a festival-themed transformation and a glamorous off-the-shoulder gown. Show more

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 10 months

It’s Winter Week. The sewers' skills are put to the test making a flannel shirt, turning old scarves into a garment and creating a glamorous winter party dress. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

2021 Specials

Celebrity New Year Special

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

Available for 5 months

Sara Pascoe celebrates the new year by inviting Lawrence Chaney, Rose Matafeo, Claire Richards and Kirsty Wark into the Sewing Room to try their hand at creating party clothes. Show more

The Great British Sewing Bee

Series 4

Episode 6: Activewear

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 10 months

Sewing competition. In the quarter-final, the five remaining sewers sweat it out over activewear, creating complex garments from the most technical of fabrics. Show more