Visit my world of fabric

With my shop in Alston now open, I am already busy with private commissions. So, if you have a project that needs a trained and talented seamstress, I am your (wo)man! Please take a look at my product pages for more details of what I can offer and do come and visit me in Alston. The shop is open Thursdays and Fridays from 10am to 4:30 pm or by appointment. Please contact me by email… iris@theoldparlour.net or call 01434 381531. Read More

Bags Galore!

Iris has continued to work on her stock in preparation for opening the shop in the summer. With a large collection of cushion covers and a varied collection of aprons and pinnies already in place, she has turned her attention to bags. Her talent for matching fabrics and colours has really come to the fore.¬†Here is just a small sample of what she has made so far… Please follow and like us:

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After a leisurely winter in South Carolina we are back home in the UK and Iris is busy building up her stock hand of crafted items. Iris already has a comprehensive stock of hand made cushion covers, many made from designer fabrics. She also has a modest stock of hand made aprons and pinnies and she is currently woking on her latest project which is bags. All items are hand made by Iris in Cumbria, using a variety of vintage Read More