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New Release…PDF Sewing Pattern

The Wendy Artisan Smock by Maven PatternsTHE WENDY ARTISAN SMOCK – PDF sewing pattern.
*** New release offer – 25% off! ***

I’m so pleased to announce that my 2nd pattern has been released! Hurrah!

This lovely smock pattern is just delightful to wear and makes quite the creative statement. With two neckline versions and 3/4 length sleeves, the Wendy Smock will become a staple in your wardrobe.
This multi-sized PDF sewing pattern is instantly downloadable for you to print at home, contains fully illustrated maker instructions and suggestions for alternate versions.

To celebrate her release I’m listing the first 20 patterns with 25% OFF at £6 instead of the usual price of £8.

Yes, that’s right – no discount code to faff with just go to ETSY and save money! And then…you can get sewing!

Happy stitching my lovelies,

Mrs M xxx

The Wendy Artisan Smock by Maven Patterns

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WIP: The Wendy Artisan Smock

The Wendy Artisan Smock by Maven Patterns

The Wendy Artisan Smock by Maven PatternsI’m so excited that my 2nd PDF sewing pattern is almost ready to release… just a few more tweaks to the Maker Instructions and she’ll be good to go!

The Wendy Artisan Smock is a really easy to wear top with a bound neckline and 3/4 length sleeves. She’s very versatile and comes with two neck opening options as well as tips on how to make her unique to you. I’m sure you are going to enjoy making and wearing your “Wendy”, I’ve already worn one in linen to death and I’m going to be making myself another in a soft cotton lawn to wear as a beach cover-up!

Keep an eye out for more Pattern Launch News…you never know, there might be a new release offer!

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The Maria Wrap Apron – PDF Sewing Pattern

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The Maria Wrap Apron – PDF Sewing Pattern by Maven Patterns

Maven Patterns The Maria Wrap Apron

At last…an action shot of The Maria Wrap Apron in her natural surroundings.

She was named after my very lovely and creative friend Maria, who is a textile artist – you can see her work here. The apron was created following a conversation with Maria and another friend Miss Kitty about garments that are missing from our lives, a Japanese style makers apron was needed for creating and for messy print work in the Design Studio. That conversation grew and evolved and now, as a result, I’m naming all of my patterns after the very inspiring ladies I’ve been lucky to meet along my journey,  but I’ll tell you more about them another day.

Maven Patterns The Maria Wrap Apron

This is the full back pinafore dress version (version B), with a tie fastening on the side. You’ll need to wear something under her – perhaps leggings, I’m quite keen on wearing her with my jeans. She looks great with a skinny t-shirt underneath – the styling makes her quite low on the sides so that is more of a necessity than a suggestion!

So, just a little recap …The Maria wrap Apron by Maven Patterns. Perfect for a day in the studio, as a dress, she is great for a day of (fabric) shopping, perfect as a practical apron for one’s domestic duties. And, honestly, there really isn’t a better apron to wear while staring wistfully at the kitchen wall…

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The Maria Wrap Apron – PDF sewing pattern

The Maria Wrap Apron PDF sewing pattern

I’m very excited to announce the first PDF sewing pattern, The Maria Wrap Apron by Maven Patterns, is now available for automatic download in the SHOP.

She has a wrap over back for an easy fit or the option to have a full back under-wrap with a side tie fastening to wear as a pinafore dress. She’s been very well received so far, and I’m looking forward to seeing a little army of creative apron wearing women! The Maria Wrap Apron comes with full illustrated Maker Instructions, cutting guides and a multi-sized pattern in sizes SMALL, MEDIUM and LARGE.

EDITED TO ADD: We now have paper pattern too!