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Debbie Allingham

recutting a piece - guess I don't know my left from my right

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20 August, 2014

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the article Top 10 Advanced Sewing Tips

    I’m definitely trying the dart idea below! A great way of quickly then securing the thread without hand knotting is to finish stitching, raise the foot and needle and then move backwards to make a…



14 August, 2014

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the article Top 10 Advanced Sewing Tips

    My tip isn’t highly technical but it’s a guaranteed pain free way of making those lovely skinny couture rouleau straps.

    First grab a piece of cord. Don’t panic – it’s not part of the finished art…



3 March, 2014



26 February, 2014

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Butterick B5708

    Absolutely stunning!! You’ve done a beautiful job and I love the colour and the embroidery too! I would agree that the bodice probably just needs shortening slightly to give a better fit under th…

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Perfect Petticoats

    Thanks :)

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Va Va 50s Voom Dress

    Thank you :) I’ve made the full dress that belongs to the bodice and that’s nice too – it’s somewhere in my studio.



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7 February, 2014

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Burda 02/2014 #141

    Haha :) I don’t think we need to justify our love of fabric to anyone, do we? It’s there to be loved! Enjoy your new stash! x

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Mad Men style shift dress Simplicity 3673

    Just gorgeous – the fabric is stunning. It’s great to use vintage fabric for vintage styles – makes it all seem much more authentic :)

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Burda 02/2014 #141

    That’s my excuse too, Mary, although I’d hate to work out the value of my fabric, trims, buttons etc etc stash, haha! I might found out they’re worth a couture ChloĆ© dress :-O Haha! xx

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Light-blue Cardigan

    Stunning colour! It looks beautiful with your blonde hair. The cardigan looks great on you – yet another pattern that’s going on my ‘to do’ list :)

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Burda 02/2014 #141

    You did it again – yet another gorgeous dress, Mary! It looks fabulous on you – and what lovely family photos – looks like you all had a wonderful time :) x

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Ruby Red Asymmetric Leather Jacket

    Great job – it’s stunning!

  • 09:49 AM

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Kelsey's 21st birthday dress

    Great job, Mary!!!! The dress is just fabulous and you have a very beautiful daughter – she looks just amazing in it! Hope you all had a wonderful time. x

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Anglomania dress!

    It looks great in tartan – I have it in navy (I really must upload all my recent makes – I’ve been manic setting up my new business!)
    A friend saw mine and immediately said it was very Viv W and …



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15 December, 2013

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    Debbie Allingham commented on the project Chanel-style Jacket

    Just perfect. I adore the use of the chain on the outside as trim and the fabric is just stunning. And the addition of shorts – fabulous! :)