Debbie grew up, and trained to degree level, in Birmingham. She has had a long career in Fashion and Textiles and has a lifetime passion for sewing and fabrics. She has gained a wealth of experience in the garment industry, mainly as a Designer/Pattern Cutter and University Lecturer.
Her occassional bags are her passion. She is fascinated by vintage garments and accessories, and how they are cut and embellished and this, as well as many fabrics and trims she has collected over the years, are the inspiration for her bags.
Each bag is individually designed, and unique, no two bags are the same. She searches for offcuts of vintage fabrics and uses these in her bags as much as she can. She explores many different decorative techniques and is constantly evolving with her ideas and work.
Debbie has recently relocated to Devon and is now concentrating on her bags under the name of Honeycomb Designs.