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...

Lengthen or Shorten a Sewing Pattern Tutorial

How to Lengthen or Shorten a Sewing Pattern This is just about the easiest pattern alteration to do! You’ve probably noticed, many patterns have horizontal length adjustment lines marked on them...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...