The Strap & Facing Tutorial – the Maria Apron

Oh wow! This photo tutorial has turned into a monster tutorial on how to sew the straps and facing for The Maria Apron! You will need to have followed the instructions included with the pattern so the...

the Apron in a Day Workshop

The Workshop: The Maria Apron is one of our most popular patterns, and named after Maria Thomas herself! Join us for a fun day of sewing, with expert tuition and make your own Japanese inspired Makers...

The Original Maria….

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…my very inspiring frie...

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 ...

The Maria Wrap Apron Reversible Tutorial

How to Make a Reversible Maria Apron 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 ...

Instagram first for Maven!

                                  I’m so excited to share this with you all…The first Maria Wrap Apron...

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 fri...

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&n...