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10 September, 2012

  • 07:15 PM

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic Easy way to add seam allowances?

    I made my own little gismo by using a piece of my son’s Geomag (its like a plastic covered 2cm long magnet), I attach it to the side of my scissors (having already marked off my seam allowance on t…



8 November, 2011

  • 08:40 AM

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    tamlagirl commented on the article Hello Glamour | 7 Sexy New Patterns

    As some-one who is quite curvy its great to see a photo shoot with a model with a figure like mine. I do find that a large number of the patterns suit more willowy figures than mine.



1 July, 2011

  • 08:37 PM

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic fabrics in the uk

    Markets are always a good bet though some are better than others. From personal experience I would recommend Derby (Eagle Centre) Market, Nottingham indoor Market and Leeds Market. You can quite …

  • 08:33 PM

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic fabrics in the uk

    Sabrina, I love Boyes and always call in when I’m at work in Beverley. I live in Driffield and although our Boyes has some fabric its not as large as Beverley. Bridlington and Scarborough Boyes …



18 May, 2011



16 May, 2011

  • 11:53 AM

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic Full Bust/Narrow Back Adjustment

    Hi Anajan, I did have a go at trying to adjust the pattern myself, and made a muslin/toile but still couldn’t get it to fit right. Having seen your instructions, I will now try again. Many thanks…



21 March, 2011



8 February, 2011

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic Where to buy a sewing machine UK

    I would also like to recommend Sewing Machines Direct. I’ve had my machine for two years now and mine also came with thread, scissors etc. It’s managed to cope with everything I’ve thrown at it s…



30 January, 2011

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic Is it OK to copy . . .

    I can quite often be found in T K Maxx with camera in hand, taking photos of garments that take my fancy. In the UK T K Maxx has a gold label section which features high-end designer brands – ok I…



10 January, 2011



14 October, 2010

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic How can I cloth my homemade dress form?

    When I made my own duct tape dress form (what a lovely Sunday that was – especially when we ran out of duct tape three-quarters of the way through and my husband had to leave me for 20 minutes whil…



20 August, 2010

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic Fave patterns and fabric for office wear?

    I’ve just made some wide leg trousers with turn-ups from the Ruby shorts pattern,using a prince of wales check wool fabric. This is my second pair of trousers using this pattern, which is ideal fo…



14 July, 2010



13 July, 2010

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic BurdaStyle Magazine Patterns

    I’ve had a couple of patterns from Burda Fashion at 1.99 euros, which converted into pounds sterling is around £1.66, whilst on this website, at $5.40 this converts to £3.59. I’m very happy to pay…



6 July, 2010

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    tamlagirl commented on the forum topic Help needed to print off techniques

    Hi Alden, I look forward to being able to print of the technique once the bug has been resolved. Sorry – I haven’t noticed whether the ‘get pdf’ is missing from other techniques. I was only resea…