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22 April, 2017

  • 04:50 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Grey Merino Longley Cardigan
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    This is the Longley Draped Waterfall Cardigan from MIY Collection made up in some gorgeous silver merino knit from The Fabric Store. It’s their mid-weight jersey and I LOVE working with this fabric…

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14 April, 2017

  • 07:43 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Mixed Print Parker Collection Dress
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    This pattern is my very own design! I have been so lucky to be asked by the ladies at the Foldline to design the second pattern in their Tribe Patterns line. The Parker Collection includes a sevent…

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  • 07:08 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Breton Stoff & Stil Top
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    This is my dream Breton top! I made it using an amazing cotton french terry from Stoff & Stil in Denmark which has the perfect width of stripe and shades of colours for a Breton. The pattern is als…

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  • 06:36 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Ombre Viscose Jersey Batwing Top
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    This was such a quick and satisfying project to make! It’s the batwing top from Chinelo Bally’s book Freehand Fashion which I’ve had for quite some time but never tried a project from as the method…

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  • 06:22 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Dotty Viscose Nancy Dress
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    This is the Nancy Dress PDF pattern from Sew Over It which I’ve made up in some beautiful monochrome viscose challis from Maggie’s fabric stall in Lewisham at the bargain price of £2 a metre! I lov…

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14 March, 2017

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    fionaparker added the project Charcoal Boiled Wool Cocoon Coat
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    This is a very special coat I made for my mum to wear to my step sister’s wedding. I used the cocoon coat pattern from Little Woollie and beautiful mottled boiled wool from Dragonfly Fabrics. I lov…

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6 March, 2017

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    fionaparker added the project Burberry B6385 Coat
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    I made a coat! Out of proper thick amazing Burberry wool coating no less! This was a huge undertaking for me with lots of new processes and research to do but with the exception of a few fittig twe…

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22 February, 2017

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    fionaparker added the project Kelly Green Silk Occasion Dress
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    This is a super special project which I have invested a lot of time and love into and I could not be more pleased with how well it has turned out…especially the fit which took a whole day of musl…

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16 February, 2017

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    fionaparker added the project McCalls 6614 Mens Hoodies
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    These are three hoodies I’ve made as gifts for my brother and stepdad over the last couple of years. The grey one was made first back in 2015 and whilst probably not as accuartely sewn as the other…

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2 February, 2017

  • 09:46 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Liberty Silk Satin Almada Robe
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    This is the Seamwork Almada Robe pattern which I made up in a Liberty Belgravia silk satin print as a gift for a friend’s birthday. I really enjoyed this project even though it was lengthy because …

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28 January, 2017

  • 10:51 AM

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    fionaparker added the project Blue Stretch Denim Mia Jeans
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    These are the Mia Jeans from the Sew Over It My Capsule Wardrobe ebook. I adore the style of the jeans, they are just what I like to wear and I can’t believe I’ve managed to make a pair myself! The…

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  • 10:33 AM

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    fionaparker added the project Leopard Brocade Vogue 1247 Skirt
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    I used some particualrly unique leopard broacde to make one of my all time favourite patterns, the skirt from Vogue 1247. I love the accuracy required to make this successfully and all the seams be…

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15 January, 2017

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    fionaparker added the project Striped Boiled Wool Toaster Sweater
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    This is my first version of the sweater #1 view of the Toaster Sweater pattern from Sew House Seven. I made it in some amazing striped boiled wool from Fabric Godmother. I like the way the collar s…

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  • 03:56 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Black Merino Knit Toaster Sweater
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    This is my first version of the sweater #2 view of the Toaster Sweater pattern from Sew House Seven. I made it in some merino wool sweatshirting from The Fabric Store and I absolutely adore it! It’…

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  • 03:54 PM

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    fionaparker added the project Teal Boiled Wool Toaster Sweater
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    This is my second version of the sweater #2 view of the Toaster Sweater pattern from Sew House Seven. I made it in some teal boiled wool from Dragonfly Fabrics. I love the neckline and the way the …

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21 December, 2016

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    fionaparker added the project Velvet & Satin Ogden Slip Dress
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    This is a quite wildly hacked version of the True Bias Ogden Cami pattern. I lengthened it into a dress and reduced the flare from the side seams to give it a slimmer cut. I took inspiration from a…

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16 December, 2016

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    fionaparker added the project Textured Scuba Sangria Dress
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    This is the Sangria Dress from the second collection from Capital Chic Patterns sewn up in an amazing Max Mara textured scuba from Fabric Godmother. I LOVE this dress. It is so comfortable and fits…

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27 November, 2016

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    fionaparker added the project Wool Gabardine Marigold Trousers
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    I was concerned that the Marigold Trousers from Tilly and the Buttons would feel too casual with their loose fit and elasticated waist but the hero in this garment is the top quality gabardine. It’…

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18 November, 2016

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    fionaparker added the project Denim Cleo Dungaree Dress
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    This is the new Cleo Pinafore/Dungaree Dress pattern from Tilly and the Buttons which I tested a couple of months ago. I kept mine classic in indigo soft denim and used standard golden brown thread…

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17 November, 2016

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    fionaparker added the project Paperchain Print Silk Ogden Cami
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    This was my first version of the Ogden Cami from True Bias; I’ve now made 4! It’s a great pattern for showcasing a special fabric or for making up in a neutral basic because of it’s simple style li…

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8 November, 2016

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    fionaparker added the project Watermelon Beverley Twisted Bikini
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    This is the Beverley Twisted Bikini from Named Patterns which I made in a watermelon print lycra which I bought in Spandex House in the NYC garment district earlier this year. I love it! It was a r…

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  • 10:07 AM

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    fionaparker commented on the project Black Cotton Sallie Jumpsuit

    I absolutely agree Maria, they can be very tricky. But I think there is such a variety on style there is one to suit most body shapes. I’m so pleased I found this one!

  • 10:06 AM

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    fionaparker commented on the project Black Cotton Sallie Jumpsuit

    Thanks Beccki. I was not totally sold on the style as it’s a bit of a departure from my norm but that all changed as soon as I put it on. I’d wear only these if i could!

  • 10:06 AM

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    fionaparker commented on the project Black Cotton Sallie Jumpsuit

    Thank you Daniela! I think sometimes when you feel great wearing something that comes across doesn’t it

  • 10:05 AM

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    fionaparker commented on the project Black Cotton Sallie Jumpsuit

    Thanks Mary! It feels great to wear

  • 10:05 AM

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    fionaparker commented on the project Black Cotton Sallie Jumpsuit

    Thank you Antonio! It’s my favourite necklace so I was pleased to have another outfit to wear with it! It feels really casual so I love that you think it looks so smart

  • 10:04 AM

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    fionaparker commented on the project Black Cotton Sallie Jumpsuit

    Versatile is a great word for it! Thank you Maria. I’ve had so much wear out of it already



28 October, 2016