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Feb 18

21st February 2018

Satin dressmaking – steps for sewing success

By admin / Fabrics, Fashion

This week, we're talking you through how to sew with satin. So whether you've just started making dresses or you're a seasoned pro, we'll help you to make the perfect satin dress.

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Curtain Heading


Jan 18

30th January 2018

Curtain headings explained

By admin / Fabrics, Tips and Tricks

Do you know your double pleat from your pencil pleat? Don't worry, Parkin's guide will talk you through the different types of curtain headings and how they can be used throughout your home.

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Jan 18

16th January 2018

The hat trends you need to know about in 2018

By admin / Fashion

Whether you’re a hat aficionado or just a lover of the latest fashion, we take a look at some of the must have hat trends this year.

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Jan 18

4th January 2018

How to make your own fascinator

By admin / Academy, Millinery

Fascinators are one of the most popular fashion accessories for spring and summer events. Learn how to make yours right here with Parkin.

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Nov 17

23rd November 2017

Parkin RoadShows a hit with customers

By admin / RoadShow

In 2017 the Parkin RoadShows were bigger and better than ever before as we took the Parkin experience on the...

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