Claudia Winkleman is back with eight sewers who return tonight to do battle again in three challenges designed to test their ability to handle stretchy fabric. Of course Savile Row's Patrick Grant and sewing expert May Martin will be there every step of the way ....

We have put together some information below, including Fabrics and Supplies featured in the episode (or similar) along with Tips, Techniques and other resources to get your creativity flowing.


Challenge 1 - Leggings

Make your own Leggings

How to make your own Leggings.

Great steps to make your leggings tighter

Video showing how to recycle your old leggings into a brand new pair.

Products featured or similar . . Elastics , Twin Needles , Lycra & Cotton Jersey

Learn a bit more . . A better elastic waistband finish tutorial

We have a great range of Stretch Fabrics online.

The answer to hemming stretch fabrics is found here and the 'twin needles' can be bought here

Challenge 2 - Altering an Oversized T-Shirt

Alteration Challenge

Fab tutorial for a Toddlers Leotard

Video showing how to make a bodysuit/leotard from a T-Shirt

Great tutorial on how to make an assymetrical mini skirt.

Products featured or similar . . Bias Bindings, Zips by David, Jenny & Tamara and Stretch sequins stretch sequins by Carina

Learn a bit more . . 4 ways to make ruffles & Gathering fabric the proper way

We have a large selection of Lace and Dress Trim to choose from for up cycling projects and to accessorise with.

Challenge 3 - Made to Measure Challenge

Made to Measure

What does Made to Measure actually mean?

Take your measurements Men and Women

Products featured or similar . . David’s Sewing Pattern , Velvet Fabrics like Chinelo’s , French Curves , Interfacing & Stretch Jersey Fabrics

Learn a bit more . . Easy wrap dress tutorial , Tips for working with knits & stretch fabrics , Simple stretch Wrap Dress tutorial, Sewing Facing tips from Tilly , How to make a Cap Sleeve like Tamara, Video on How to Sew a Collar onto a Dress like Julie & Learn how to use an Overlocker

Sewing Essentials

And of course you will need all of your Sewing Essentials which are used regularly in sewing, ranging from repair patches, marking & measuring equipment, machine accessories, scissors, pins & needles and more.

Sewing Essentials

We offer a huge selection of zips including Concealed, Open End , Closed End and Chunky

We also have a great choice of Buttons and Ribbons , Interfacings , Threads , Cotton Seam & Bias Bindings and Elastics

Here is our guide to Episode 1 and in case you missed it you can catch up here

Here is our guide to Episode 2 and in case you missed it you can catch up here