HOW TO USE THE LAYERS FEATURE

Well hello again! I’ve been working on my next PDF sewing pattern The French Dart Shift, a lovely tunic pattern that was called Rachel until 10 minutes ago. Then I thought to check to see if are...

#MAVENMAKERS

A most lovely Maria Wrap Apron stitched and shared by Angela. Made from what can only be described as a delightfully drapey denim, Angela has created her very own Maria Wrap Apron to wear to art cla...

The Maria Wrap Apron UPDATE

The Maria Wrap Apron Update I’ve done a little re-vamp on the maker instructions for The Maria Wrap Apron. I’ve added some hyperlinks – Wahoo! – so now if you are viewing your...

#MAVENMAKERS – The Maria Wrap Apron

More #MAVENMAKERS! Jen has kindly shared her version of The Maria Wrap Apron. She has made a great fabric choice using a navy linen and a cute bird print (quite Scandinavian) in a coral colour as a co...

The Maria Wrap Apron Reversible Tutorial

I’ve seen some lovely reversible  Maria Wrap Aprons appearing by way of the growing band of happy #mavenmakers. I’m so delighted to see your makes and you’re a very creative bunch...

#Mavenmaker – The Wendy Artisan Smock

Look at this little beauty! Just to prove how versatile The Wendy Artisan Smock pattern is, Cindy has joined the growing band of #mavenmakers with this inspired version of the smock top and I’m...

The Wendy Artisan Smock pattern hack!

  Ladies, a miracle has happened at Maven HQ. As the Mother of two daughters (aged 20 and 15) who have not worn a SINGLE thing I’ve made since they were about two years old,  I am pleased...

The Reversible Maria Wrap Apron

Laura has made a fantastic version of The Maria Wrap Apron in the most adorable fabric. The delightful rabbit print she has used is in fact a repurposed duvet cover bought from a local supermarket! A...

The How to Measure a Curve Tutorial

Now this might seem a little obvious to everyone, I’ve hesitated even posting and calling it a tutorial. But following conversations with youngest daughter (15, studying textiles at school) and...

Alexander McQueen, Savage Beauty

I spent a splendid day with two lovely ladies – Maria (of the Maria Apron Wrap Fame) and Wendy (of the new smock pattern). We very excitedly travelled into London by train, I shall gloss over th...