Twelve brand new sewers follow the pattern for a twist top, transform office wear and create cut-out, made-to-measure dresses.
Judges Patrick Grant and Esme Young want to see how the newbies deal with 'Classics with a Twist'. For their first Pattern Challenge, the sewers make a top with a twist at its centre, which is a straightforward construction with a tricky brain-teaser.
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The Great British Sewing Bee returns Wednesday 24th May at 9pm on BBC One.