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THE Great British Sewing Bee has tempted lockdown Brits to test their creativity and get sewing. But all good things must come to an end, with the winner of the show crowned in tonight's final (June 24, 2020). 5 The Great British Sewing Bee is heading into the final Credit: BBC Who won The Great British Sewing Bee? There were just three contestants - Nicole Akong, Clare Bradley, and Matt Gage - left in the competition. They had been whittled down from 12 and competed in the final.
However, it was Clare who took home the trophy when she was crowned the winner. Clare Bradley 5 Clare Bradley is a doctor with a passion for sewing Credit: Instagram Clare is a 37-year-old hospital doctor who hails from Winchester. Her social media is filled with her wonderful sewing creations. Follow Clare on Instagram @clare.bradders Nicole Akong 5 Nicole Akong is tipped to win the Sewing Bee Credit: Instagram Nicole is a 42-year-old jewellery designer from London. Follow Nicole on Instagram @nicole_akong.
Matt Gage 5 Flamboyant Matt Gage has enjoyed his time on Sewing Bee Matt, 43, is a playout supervisor from London. His real passion is sewing though and is often showcasing his work on social media. Follow Matt on Instagram @mattgagesewing 5 Host Joe Lycett with judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young Credit: BBC What happened in the Great British Sewing Bee final? The final saw the last three contestants take on a trio of celebration wear challenges before the winner was announced. Judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young started by challenging the sewers to make a little boys kilt without a pattern. In the Transformation Challenge, they each attempted to turn party dresses into fun outfits fit to wear at a carnival, before finally creating unique gowns using luxury fabric in the Made to Measure challenge. MORE ON TV ALL ABOUT FAMILY Who is Jessa Seewald married to and how many kids does she have? DAD BRAD Bradley Walsh children: How many kids does The Chase host have? WHERE'S HEIDI? Why has Heidi Klum been missing from a few episodes of America's Got Talent? SHAKE-UP Emmerdale cast 2020: Who is new and who's leaving? ENDERS LEGENDS Who were Dirty Den and Angie in EastEnders and what happened to them? CARTER CHAOS Are Mick and Linda Carter going to split in 'testing' EastEnders storyline? ANOTHER SINNER What we know about season 4 of Netflix's The Sinner SEW TALENTED The Great British Sewing Bee 2020 contestants including a drag outfit maker SEW OFF When does The Great British Sewing Bee 2020 start on BBC1 and who is the host? What time was the final of The Great British Sewing Bee on BBC One? The show concluded TONIGHT (June 24, 2020) at 9pm on BBC One. The series has comprised of 10 episodes. You can catch up with past episodes on the BBC iPlayer now. The Great British Sewing Bee is just one of the gems on today... It's the final Great British Sewing Bee, new tech drama APB comes to Fox, and Bradley and Barney continue their US road trip in Breaking Dad. Here's what you shouldn't miss on TV tonight. Our hand-selected recommendations for what's on TV tonight include three TV shows, a film, live sport and the latest trending need-to-binge-on-now box set Keep up to date with the latest soap spoiler storylines on TV tonight with our daily soap synopsis For more information about what's on TV tonight see our TV Guide What's on TV tonight Our expert TV journalists have picked the best things on TV tonight… Best TV shows on TV tonight APB, 9pm, Fox The writers of this new police drama say Elon Musk and Sir Richard Branson were the inspiration behind the show's lead character, rich tech genius Gideon Reeves (Justin Kirk), who witnesses his friend being shot in Chicago during a robbery. When Gideon discovers that the underfunded police force has little hope of catching the killer, he persuades the mayor to put him in charge of the 13th District, planning to turn it into the world's most technically advanced force. He also introduces an app (APB) that citizens can use to report crimes. ★★★★ RMC The Great British Sewing Bee, 9pm, BBC1 After nine weeks of pattern challenges, creative transformations and impressive made-to-measure outfits, the series is nearly over. But the contest is far from sewn up. The three remaining sewers are on pins and pull out all the stops to be named King or Queen of Sewing Bee in tonight's finale! These last challenges include making a kilt, turning a swimsuit and a party dress into a carnival outfit, and creating a glam frock for a loved one before judges Esme Young and Patrick Grant crown one busy bee monarch of the hems 2020! Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Bad, 8pm, ITV There are thrills aplenty for Bradley Walsh and son Barney as they arrive in Florida. After a visit to a bar frequented by Bradley's favourite writer Ernest Hemingway in Key West, they hit the water for shark-cage diving, hydro-flight waterjet boarding and canoeing. Back on land, Bradley gets the chance to show off his lumberjacking skills before heading off to hunt for Big Foot. ★★★★ TE Best box set to watch Homeland, seasons 1-7, Netflix Now that the spy thriller has finished, it is good to go back to previous series, especially the exhilarating first one when bipolar CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) began to suspect that Marine Sgt Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) had been 'turned' during his eight years missing in action in the Middle East. Best film to watch on TV tonight On Chesil Beach, 9pm, BBC2 Ian McEwan adapts his best-selling book for this tender, heartbreaking tale of fragile innocence. It's 1962 and Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle are young and in love, but their honeymoon in a hotel by Dorset's Chesil Beach sees them clash once sex enters the fray. As liberated as they think they are, the constrictions of the era prove to be a soul-sapping force. 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