Wednesday, 2 March 2016

New Website

I have moved to a new site.
You can now find me @ mariathomastextiles

Tuesday, 1 March 2016


Happy St. David's Day, spring is well on the way though not today as its raining, oh how very welsh, never mind it's a good excuse to drink more tea.

Monday, 15 February 2016


Found these pretty ladies hanging about in Soho's cloth house store, what a paradise this shop is for all fabric lovers!  Apparently the dresses are lemon yellow but I just adore the layers as inspiration for a future project I can feel bubbling.

Thursday, 11 February 2016


I'm off to Sussex this weekend to celebrate 40 years of friendship with my childhood best friend.  Then a hop to London's west end for a little of Ruby Wax's mindfulness Tour just for good measure.  Mind you I think we already know the mindfulness behind a true friendship.........

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

Finished this little beauty....

Just returning to my studio after 2 weeks of birthdays - this piece has been complete for a while now but still feels fresh to my eyes!  Thank you Maven Patterns for the Maria Wrap Apron, its been pleasure to make up.

Thursday, 7 January 2016

Happy new year & happy sewing....

I'm having a wonderful time re working an old indigo dyed table cloth into a wrap around pinny using the fabulous apron pattern from