Claudia Winkleman welcomes ten new home sewers to the Sewing Room, but only one of them will be crowned Britain’s best amateur sewer.
Over 8 weeks they face bespoke challenges set by Savile Row tailor Patrick Grant and sewing teacher May Martin, designed to test every element of their sewing skills. Prepare to be impressed as the sewers produce everything from stretchy leggings, to nylon anoraks, to complex coats taken from vintage patterns. Some even have to fit a real person…
International Day of Zero Tolerance- The Cruel Cut- 6th February 2014
To mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance, Equality Now and partners, including The Cruel Cut's Leyla Hussein, called on Home Secretary Theresa May to take a leadership role to address FGM in the UK and to take concrete steps to ensure that at-risk girls get the full protection they need.
Wandsworth and Islington Councils also both screened The Cruel Cut as part of events tying in with the recent International Day of Zero Tolerance.
You can read the letter here: http://www.equalitynow.org/sites/default/files/Letter_to_Home_Secretary_Jan2014.pdf