Ryan Walklett

“My time on the show has inspired me to start studying again; I’ve enrolled on a menswear design course at Central St Martin’s College”

From: Stratton St Margaret
Occupation: Dresser in West End Musicals
Class of: 2010

Ryan appeared on the BBC show ‘The Great British Sewing Bee’ in 2015.

Ryan taught himself to sew at the age of seven by methodically following patterns to improve his skills. Ryan compares sewing patterns to puzzles and with each new pattern, likes to increase the level of difficulty to really push himself.

Ryan now works for a costume designer on West End theatre productions in London and was the was the youngest ever contestant on the popular BBC show.

Beats - Challenge
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Beats - Stretch
Beats - Respect
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