Press page, Matt Chapple winner of the Great British Sewing Bee

Matt Chapple winner of the Great British Sewing Bee 2015

We just wanted to say Thank You to all the wonderful sites, blogs and publications which have covered Matt’s progress on becoming the winner of the Great British Sewing Bee 2015.  The whole journey has been even more enjoyable thanks to so many lovely people getting in touch.

If you would like to contact Matt or the Sew What’s New team please send us a message on the Keep in touch page.  Since the show we have been coming up with new projects every week and we share them all here on the Sew What’s New blog.

Here is an extract of some of our favourite news and interviews…


Love Sewing Magazine, issue 20

We are very proud that Love Sewing magazine LOVES our SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kits.  It truly is an amazing feeling when you open a magazine to such a fantastic review.

Love Sewing Magazine LOVES our SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kits


Sew Magazine, Want it NOW pages, 25th October

Thank you to the SEW HQ team at Sew Magazine for featuring the SEW-A-SAURUS in the Want in Now pages.  You can get your SEW-A-SAURUS kit here

SEW-A-SAURUS proud to feature in the Want it Now pages in Sew Magazine


Launch day: SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kits, 19th October

Sew, whats exciting us?  Well, it’s the SEW-A-SAURUS launch day, our fun new range of sewing kits are now available to buy!  You can find all the details here…

Fun play with the finished dino tails


Love Sewing, Edition 19 – 8th October

Don’t be spooked it is only me, Matt with a glow in the dark trick or treat bag for Halloween.  Now available in edition 19 of Love Sewing.  This is a fantastic project to get your little trick or treater involved in, lots of straight stitching lines.

Happy Halloween!

Halloween trick or treat bag in Love Sewing edition 19


StylePilot – Style interview with Matt Chapple, July 2015

The much loved mens fashion platform, StylePilot, met with Matt to complete a style interview.  Matt shares his secrets behind his personal style, everything from his favourite tailor to his fashion faux-pas. Read the full article on

StylePilot interviews Matt Chapple


Crafts beautiful magazine – July 2015

Matt shares his experience with sewing machines

Crafts beautiful magazine, july edition Matt and his sewing machines


Make it today – June 2015

Find out what life has been like since winning the Great British Sewing Bee.  Matt also shares his sewing tips for people just starting out.

Matt Chapple interviewed in Make it Today, June edition


Matt Chapple & Singer Sewing Machines team up to produce exclusive sewing projects – 2nd June 2015

Sew What’s New is very excited to announce that I will be working with Singer Sewing Machines to produce a series of exclusive sewing projects.  Each month we will release a new project which will feature here on the blog, plus the UK Singer website  You will also be able to follow us on the Sew Whats New or SingersCo facebook page and twitter feeds.  Find out more…

Matt Chapple & Singer team up to create monthly sewing projects


Sew Magazine – June 2015 edition – Awarded blog of the month

Sew What’s New started in August 2014 as a way of keeping friends and family updated on our latest sewing, crafting and baking projects.  Since then Matt has gone on to become the winner of the Great British Sewing Bee and the Sew Whats New blog has grown significantly.  We enjoy every project that is posted on our blog and to be rewarded with blog of the month was a huge achievement and just makes us want to crack on with even more projects.

Awarded Blog of the Month in SEW Magazine 2015



Simply Sewing Magazine – Edition 3, May 2015

Life after the Bee

Simply Sewing magazine - edition 3



Sew Magazine – May 2015

Matt’s story on being crowned the winner of the Great British Sewing Bee

Sew Magazine, Matt Chapple wins the Great British Sewing Bee



The Sunday Telegraph – March 2015

A sewing machine is a power tool after all

Sunday Telegraph: Matt Chapple a sewing machine is a power tool after all



TV Times – March 2015

Matt’s the King Bee

Matt is King Bee


The Independent – March 2015

Matt Chapple named winner of the Great British Sewing Bee 2015 after wowing judges with avant garde dress

Independent: Matt Chapple wins the Great British Sewing Bee


Get Reading Blog – March 2015

I kept it a secret for nine months: Matt Chapple on becoming the winner of the Great British Sewing Bee

I kept it a secret for nine months: Matt Chapple on winning The Great British Sewing Bee



Mollie Makes (Blog) – February 2015

Matt shares what it is like to be a contestant on the Great British Sewing Bee

Mollie Makes features Matt


Newbury Weekly News – February 2015

Matt Chapple, Upper Basildon man graces screens again in BBC Great British Sewing Bee

Upper Basildon man on BBC2 GBSB