Author Archives: Alison

Matching to a necklace

I was given a fabulous little commission recently to design and make a fascinator to match to a necklace. I love the idea here – the colours and interest are in matching accessories which can then be reused for lots … Continue reading

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A little alteration

I’ve done a fabulous little piece of work for a client in the last few weeks. She came to me with two simple shop-bought fascinators that both matched her outfit for her daughter’s wedding. Both were single colour and she … Continue reading

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Hen-Do season has started early

I did my first fascinator making hen do of the year yesterday in a beautiful cottage in Hove right on the sea front on one of the most beautiful early-spring days I’ve ever seen. The hen and her friends were … Continue reading

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Minnie

This is Minnie. She reminds me of a grown up Minnie Mouse. I’d love to wear her with a red and white polka dot skirt. Minnie is a bow formed on a millinery buckram base and covered in sequins. She’s … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Inspiration

I designed this fascinator whilst watching the Royal Wedding on the 29th April. So many hats I couldn’t just sit still, I had to make something. I wanted to create something stylish and elegant, bringing in feathers (as a classic … Continue reading

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Mallory

I’d like to introduce you to Mallory. Mallory is a mini beret in the most fantastic blue-teal I’ve ever seen. She is hand blocked on a one of a kind block designed alongside the lovely guys at Boon and Lane … Continue reading

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Fascinator making party

This weekend I held my first fascinator party at a hen do. It was fantastic fun, both for me and for the hens. I wanted to do something fairly quick but also following current trends. I wanted to do something … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Alison Claire news feed

Good evening and welcome to my brand new news page. I’m going to use this blog to update you on all the fantastic hats I’m making or designing so check back regularly for new stuff. Use the tags to search … Continue reading

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