Last Chance!

It’s Valentines Day and the last day to get 25% off the newly released French Dart Shift PDF sewing pattern! The offer finishes tomorrow when I get up and turn it off (it’s half term, so a...

THE FRENCH DART SHIFT…

***NEW PATTERN RELEASE SPECIAL OFFER! SAVE 25% OFF, DURING VALENTINES WEEKEND ONLY!*** The French Dart Shift PDF Sewing Pattern is officially released on ETSY..hurrah! The French Dart Shift Tunic is ...

In-seam pocket Tutorial

Hi there! Another little tutorial, this time for an in-seam pocket tutorial, to sit along side the new soon-to-be-released (*whispers* I’ve been saying that for a while…) French Dart Shif...

The Original Maria….

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This really is the most delightful Maria Wrap Apron I’ve seen. Let me tell you why…It’s made by THE actual Maria that the apron is named after! Oh, yes&...

#MAVENMAKERS

Marcia has been kind enough to share her lovely versions of the Maria Wrap Apron with me! I’m loving the use of contrast use of fabric, especially the yoke, in the largest pic on the left…...

How to Stitch in the Ditch Tutorial

The French Dart Shift pattern (*coming soon!) has a lovely roll collar that needs to be finished at the neckline so it is neat and secure to the inside of the garment. I could have finished the neckli...

The BIG BIAS BINDING TUTORIAL

I’m working on producing a library of sewing tutorials for Maven Patterns. They will all be here in one place, updated to keep relevant with each new pattern release and covering every technique...

HOW TO SEW BIAS BINDING

Bias binding is such a useful technique and it’s not difficult to master, like everything a little practise makes perfect. Bias binding is a great way to finish the raw edge of a garment. It is...