Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Slovakian Indigo dye

These photos were taken at an exhibition of Slovakia blue dye at ULUV in Kosice, Slovakia September 2017

                                                     early 20th century bodice and skirt




                                                              indigo dyed bodice



                                                               traditional printing block







                                                traditional patterns in regions of Slovakia



Saturday, August 5, 2017

Friday, July 21, 2017

Vintage linen images


 We are looking for your images!


Have you made or upholstered something from our vintage linen? Do you have an image of a parna item in situ? If so I would love to hear from you. Images may be published on social media. All shared images will receive a free vintage linen tea towel and an embroidered heart. Top 3 images will receive their choice of a vintage grain sack cushion, embroidered heart cushion or bespoke embroidered cushion. Winners announced 4 August. Please send images to kath@parna.co.uk.



Cushion cover from Kalotaszeg

Indigo dyed vintage linen table cloth

Matyo cushion cover

Cushion cover from Romanian woven fabric

Cushion covers from Kalotaszeg

Monday, November 21, 2016

Vintage linen grain sacks

Just added; a wonderful selection  of vintage Hungarian and Romanian grain sacks, all in fabulous laundered condition













Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Vintage Grain Sack Cushions


Our grain sack cushions have been featured in Homes and Antiques















Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Selvedge Artisan Fair

Highgate, London May 21

 Susie Petrou will be there with a selection of parna linens

If you would like a free ticket please email kath@parna.co.uk