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Product Spotlight – Mary Maxim Puzzles

Puzzles are a wonderful activity to share with your family! No matter what the age, anyone can help with a puzzle, and they are proven to help with your brain function and memory. Who couldn’t benefit from that? Puzzles are shown to work both hemispheres of your brain at the same time, exercise your brain cells, and also can prove to be...

Who is Mary?- Our Design team!

The Design Department is the place in Mary Maxim where the “magic” truly happens. The design team helps find new products for the catalog, develop new yarn ranges, design for all of our new Mary Maxim exclusive kits that include: knit, crochet, latch hook, plastic canvas and general crafts. The design team also writes and proofs...

Who is Mary? – Our Call Centers!

When calling Mary Maxim, you don’t have to go through an automated phone system, pressing number prompts just trying to get to a human being. With having both U.S. and Canadian operations, we have 19 representatives in the U.S. and 12 in Canada all available to assist you. Our call center is trained to handle a wide vary of tasks. They can...

Who is Mary?

Since the 1930’s Mary Maxim has prided ourselves on being a household name in crafting, bringing the best possible products and customer service to our customer’s. How has a company that has been around as long as we have kept our place in a fast paced industry? The answer is the people who make up Mary Maxim. Over the next...

Learn to Crochet

Learn to crochet with our how-to video series. We use our Mary Maxim Quick yarn to give you a nice, easy to see stitch, and keep the videos short and sweet. You get to watch in “real time” and slow motion to help make learning to crochet fun and simple! The slip knot is the foundation to starting projects in knit or crochet. This video...

Mary Maxim Prism Yarn

Mary Maxim Prism is a favorite yarn here at Mary Maxim, and for good reason; the 12 colors are amazing and the feel and texture is unlike our other yarns. Prism is hand dipped, which gives it it’s extra vibrant color. Prism is a DK/ sport weight yarn that is spun loosely to give the feel of a hand spun yarn and creates thick and thin areas...

Little Pink Dress

For almost 60 years our Mary Maxim retail store, which is attached to our U.S. offices in Port Huron, Michigan, has been known for our iconic pink bags; if you saw people with these bags you KNEW where they had been shopping. When we had a new store opening in London, Ontario we began thinking of a unique statement piece that we could feature...

Ask Mary All Your Questions!

We are thrilled to launch #askmary to help solve all your crafting questions! Comment below with any burning questions you may have and we will tackle them through a tutorial on the blog or through a live feed on Facebook or Periscope.  Do you have a Mary Maxim pattern or kit specific question you need guidance with? We have free expert project...

Welcome to Our New blog!

We are so excited to welcome you to our new Mary Maxim blog! Mary Maxim has been making their mark on the crafting community since 1954. We have tons in store for you, so keep watching here for: – how to videos and tutorials – early looks at new products – interviews with designers – behind the scenes at Mary Maxim –...