Kirsties Handmade Britain

Kirstie’s Handmade Britain: Needlecraft

In this show, Kirstie goes up against some of the country’s most skilled and passionate crafters in a needlework competition at The Great Yorkshire Show. The standard of entries is excruciatingly high and the show judges have their work cut out deciding who will win the Best in Show award.

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A fiercely competitive Kirstie decides to make a cushion and under the watchful eye of an old needlework friend, she masters the skills of patchwork, machine quilting, and hand embroidery. She also delights in her return to machine embroidery when she creates a pretty white Yorkshire rose to put on the cushion. But it’s not all sew happy as Kirstie is tortured by her attempts to master a fiddly hand appliqué.

On show day, Kirstie is still frantically stitching things onto her cushion and the standard of the other entries leaves her stunned. The tension mounts after judging finishes and the awards ceremony begins… will the hours of painstaking sewing pay off for Kirstie or will her rivals have it all sewn up?

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