Apron Kits!

I’m so pleased to announce our Apron kits are now available online! Our Japanese style apron kits were very popular at the shows this year and so we have resourced the fabrics and voila – ...

The Strap & Facing Tutorial – the Maria Apron

Oh wow! This photo tutorial has turned into a monster tutorial on how to sew the straps and facing for The Maria Apron! You will need to have followed the instructions included with the pattern so the...

the Apron in a Day Workshop

The Workshop: The Maria Apron is one of our most popular patterns, and named after Maria Thomas herself! Join us for a fun day of sewing, with expert tuition and make your own Japanese inspired Makers...

#MAVENMAKERS | The Maria Apron

I haven’t shared any #MAVENMAKERS on here for a while but I have a stunner for you all today! I just had to share with you all these lovely Maria Aprons made by Christine @cribasteba. She&r...

The Maria Apron | How to Lengthen the Straps

This info actually appears in our How to Lengthen and Shorten a Pattern Tutorial, but I thought it might just be a bit easier if anyone was specifically looking for help in the apron straps department...

The Maria Apron Hem Tutorial

While we were prepping our PDF patterns for a new adventure in print. I discovered an alternative way of stitching the curved hem on the back of The Maria Apron. Either way works, and as I always...

Lengthen or Shorten a Sewing Pattern Tutorial

How to Lengthen or Shorten a Sewing Pattern This is just about the easiest pattern alteration to do! You’ve probably noticed, many patterns have horizontal length adjustment lines marked on them...

MAVENMAKERS – Japanese Apron

#MAVENMAKERS Another lovely Maria Wrap Apron to inspire you! This beauteous (that may not be a real word, don’t judge me…) little number has been made by Kaycee, who is a beginner to...

#mavenmakers

# MAVENMAKERS Stefanie has very kindly shared her fab Maria Wrap Apron with us! She has made the full back pinafore version which ties at the side with a satin ribbon…I do love a good bow! Pop ...