WIP: The Wendy Artisan Smock

I’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 real...

How to make patch pockets perfectly – every time!

How to make patch pockets perfectly EVERY time! One of the tricks I learnt after first leaving college (when I was still just a lowly Design Room assistant) was how to make patch pockets perfectly ...

The Maria Wrap Apron – PDF Sewing Pattern

The Maria Wrap Apron – PDF Sewing Pattern by Maven Patterns At last…an action shot of The Maria Wrap Apron in her natural surroundings. She was named after my very lovely and creative frie...

The How to Understitch Tutorial

The How to Understitch Tutorial. I thought I’d do a little tutorial on UNDERSTITCHING, I’m sure most people know all about, but it’s something I love to do, so it will be appearing ...

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 ...

How to Print and Tile a PDF Sewing Pattern

The joy of PDF sewing patterns is that they are instant. Also called digital sewing patterns, they are designed to be printed at home on either A4 or US letter sized paper, made up of several pages (...

The Kitty Shift Dress – PDF sewing pattern

A sneaky little peek at the very lovely Kitty Shift dress, a PDF sewing pattern created just for you to make and enjoy to your hearts content! Available from ETSY very soon!!!...