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 say...

The Patch Pocket Tutorial

We had a couple of requests for a photo tutorial for the patch pockets on The Maria Apron. So here it is! The same principles will apply to the pockets for our Wendy Smock Top too. Wendy just has a li...

Paper Patterns On ETSY!

Our paper patterns are now available in our Etsy shop!Each pattern comes with an illustrated Maker Instruction booklet, professionally graded multi-sized pattern and our rather lovely boxed wallet.A...

Printed Pattern Update!

It was so lovely to meet you all at the Sewing Bee Live and The Knit & Stitch Show! A big thank you to all of you that took the time to say hi, bought one of our paper patterns or showed your supp...

The Knit & Stitch Show!

  We had so much fun meeting all of you lovely sewing people at the Sewing Bee Live Show, we’re doing all again next week at the Knit & Stitch Show at Alexandra Palace! And we are takin...

The Maven App!

It’s all go here at Maven Towers…we’ve just launched our paper patterns at The Sewing Bee Live and now, I’m so excited to announce that we have The Maven App! An actual App i...

The Great British Sewing Bee Live!

We will be at The Great British Sewing Bee Live!   We will be on stand C44, and we are launching …PAPER PATTERNS! Yes, actual printed physical paper patterns. We love our PDF patterns, the...

The Frill Sleeve Pattern Hack

  Sleeves and frills are apparently the ‘thing’ this season. source images: gingham / pink / black / navy / stripe / ivory As you can see from the mood board, frill sleeves are all th...

New Release – 20% off

It’s the last day of the launch sale price for The Rochester PDF sewing pattern! No code needed, just head straight to Etsy to save 20% off the usual price…happy Sunday sewing!  ...