Sewing Bee Joyce pipped at the post

Joyce Bellingham on the Great British Sewing Bee BBC2 TV programme SUS-160507-165156001
Joyce Bellingham on the Great British Sewing Bee BBC2 TV programme SUS-160507-165156001

A Sussex woman was pipped at the post in the final of the BBC2 TV series The Great British Sewing Bee last night.

Grandmother Joyce Bellingham, from Hassocks, was among the final three in the hugely popular sewing competition and came top in the final’s first task to create a man’s pin-tuck dress shirt.

But she was beaten to first place by the show’s Charlotte who won an alteration task.

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