I have finally, finally finished all the crafty projects that have kept me from my friends, family, the outside, any sort of fun this Summer (I even did my Tax Return on Sunday. Phew). Rather than taking a well earned break or tidying the house I’ve immediately started thinking of the next creative challenge.

I found this gorgeous Vogue pattern at a market on Saturday and I really want to get started on it As Soon As Possible. It’s a 36 inch bust which I certainly am not so I am rather afraid I won’t do a very good job. Where’s Patrick and May when you need them?

Programme Name: The Great British Sewing Bee - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: (L-R) May Martin, Patrick Grant - (C) Love Productions - Photographer: Charlotte Medlicott

Well, funny I should ask that right? (Not really, that was just a clunky introduction to what this blog post is really about.) BBC2’s Great British Sewing Bee is looking for contestants for the next series of the show.

The makers of BBC2’s

I would love to take part (mostly so I can become Claudias BBF) but not sure the tabloids would like me too much what with my ever growing library of craft books to my name! I’m sure there’s lots of you out there who know your godets from your gusset and if you do and want a chance to test your dress making skills against other like minded people then click here for more information. Download the application form here and rules here. Closing date for application is the 6th of November