#KnitAtHome & #CrochetAtHome: Connect with thousands of knit, crochet and sewing lovers

#StayAtHomeKnitting

Our goal is to help people stay at home and make the best of these moments as possible. Therefore, here at Katia we propose to do what you are most passionate about: knit, crochet and sew. We want to encourage you, whatever your present situation, to join thousands of handicraft enthusiasts from all over the world. So let’s see the creations they are sharing on social media networks. You can connect through Facebook, Youtube and Instagram by following the @katiayarns and @katiafabrics accounts. As a result, you will find a very active and mutually supportive community full of creative ideas. We invite you to…

Crafts for children: Sew some cute chickens for Easter 🐔

chicken easter tutorial

We continue to share simple and easy ideas to do these days with children at home. To decorate your home in a different way this Easter we teach you how to make these fun chickens with fabric. Hand sewing with a needle and thread helps improve fine motor skills in children. Always with the supervision of an adult, of course, we do not want those little fingers to be pricked. A craft to do as a family that they will love. It is also filled with cotton and rice to give it extra weight. You can make them in many…

Crafts for children: Make these easy napkin holders without sewing for Easter 🐰

napkin holders diy

All the children deserve a big round of applause these days for how well they are doing not being able to go outside. Our proposal today is a very easy activity that they can do themselves with very few materials and without sewing. Some cute napkin holders shaped like bunny ears 🐰. Make this simple craft and decorate your table in a different way to celebrate Easter. You can make them in many different colors and shapes: flowers, cat ears, hearts, a  birthday crown, etc … This is the first of a series of tutorials made with fabrics but without…

Learn to sew from home with us #sewingathome and you?

sewing at home

Right now being at home is a priority, we want to do our part to help you with your favorite hobby: sewing. That the time you spent at home is fun and allows you to develop your creativity. For our part, in the coming days, we will share through this blog and all our social networks, tutorials, tips and ideas about sewing. The crafts, in general, are therapy, they help you focus and improve patience. They transport you to a state of mindfulness that relaxes your mind, calms you, and makes things flow better. Enjoy sewing and create something special…

The 9 easiest t-shirt and cushion panels to sew within the new SS20 collection

As we mentioned when presenting the new Katia Fabrics spring summer 2020 collection, it comes loaded with surprises. Today we are going to focus on the original panels. Last season we already enjoyed the beautiful cushion panels ready to cut and sew. And this time we have incorporated 5 models in poplin fabric, 100% cotton. As a novelty, we present you with the panels of shirts, with enough fabric to make a shirt from size 2 to 12. An illustration on a white background for the front and a coordinated fabric for sleeves and back. Find the pattern to make…

Crochet floor cushion by Handmadejolie: Update your home decoration with this trendy square pouffe

Crochet floor cushion

I’m Mariska van der Neut, the designer behind Handmadejolie! Do you remember my free pattern to make a crochet plant pot with Katia Scuby Cotton? If you enjoy making decor ideas, this crochet floor cushion made with Katia Big Ribbon is perfect for your home. My style is mainly natural shades such as white, grey, sand and taupe. I also love to experiment with different types of yarns like Big Ribbon, a XXL tape yarn lighter than t-shirt yarn. For a long time I wanted to design a large square floor pillow. Not a typical pouffe, but more like a mattress cushion. This…

Fall in love with the new fabrics we have included this season: vichy and muslin!

new fabrics

This season as we told you is loaded with new features, we present two new fabrics: Vichy and mousseline. Fall in love with these two amazing fabrics to the touch and sight! They add to our current catalog, where you can find the fresh and natural poplin, the comfortable jersey, the cozy summer sweat, the resistant canvas, and the waterproof fabrics. In total 7 natural fabrics, all of them with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® Certificate and a width of 145-150 cm. Get to know each of the new fabrics, their colors, and their fun designs thoroughly. NEW FABRICS Below…

Top-down seamless jumper pattern designed by Valentinasknits for Premium Designers

Top-down seamless jumper

After the great success of the Feinmotorik’s El Diamante Shawl, we are back with a new Premium Designers pattern. If you want to discover independent designers from all over Europe, in this space we share unique designs and exclusive patterns. Learn everything about what inspires these creative minds and let yourself be carried away by the passion for knitting of creators like Valentinasknits. We are very happy to have this talented designer with us again. This time, Valentina Bogdanova has turned our Concept by Katia yarn Ultralight Merino yarn into the Aguacero Sweater. Without a doubt, a beautiful top-down sweater with a…

Oasis Mandala CAL 2020: The kit is now available! Make this baby blanket with new colors Katia Basic Merino

Crochet-Along Katia

Oasis Mandala CAL is a project to enjoy, learn, and furthermore, share the creative process with crochet fans all over the world. Do you want to make this beautiful crochet baby blanket? Get the kit with 8 balls of Basic Merino on our website and in Katia stores. We invite you to enter into Facebook and join our Katia Crochet-Along group. Why? Because there we will share this unique crochet pattern! Baby blanket by @bykaterinacrochet Hello! My name is Catalina and I am the person behind ByKaterina. I have designed the Oasis Mandala blanket for you using some new Katia…

Meet our first sewing pattern magazine Katia Fabrics spring / summer 2020: 30 patterns to make baby and children’s clothes and accessories

We are very excited to introduce you to our first Katia Fabrics sewing pattern magazine, inspired by the new AQUA Collection for the Spring Summer 2020 season. In this first edition, we have included 30 practical models to make baby and children’s clothes and accessories. Dress up the ones you love most with a unique and different style. Inside you find cool and comfortable clothes for the hottest seasons of the year, all of them made with our Katia Fabrics, designed by Katia’s team. To keep up to date with all the news and learn with our sewing tutorials, we…