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New Spring/Summer 2019 collection Katia Fabrics. Explore, enjoy and discover OFF-HOLIDAYS!

new collection ss19 katia fabrics

The new collection Katia Fabrics Spring Summer 2019 “OFF-HOLIDAYS” continues the popular trend for the desire to escape and disconnect both physically and emotionally. With or without suitcases, by motor home or cable car, dancing or playing, but above all, with a lot of imagination. This SS19 collection Katia fabrics seeks adventures in far away countries and other epochs, accompanied by characters with free spirits. Families can allow their imaginations to fly and create their own worlds thanks to the different fabrics and original designs. Explore, enjoy and discover the new SS19 OFF-HOLIDAYS collection! Once again, this season we are…

Do you want to sew a sleeping bag for your baby? Know 4 awesome sack patterns!

4 sewing sack patterns for babies

When you become a mum or dad the sleeping bag becomes an essential item for your baby. It will be your best ally by stopping your baby from moving too much whilst asleep, from becoming uncovered or getting cold. Making sure that a baby can sleep peacefully, be protected and maintain a perfect body temperature are all issues that many parents are concerned about, as are the security and comfort of a newborn who has just been welcomed into the home. Using a sleeping bag will help avoid the possible dangers that a sheet and blanket can present, assuring that…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room IV

creative room IV patrones

Today, in our Creative room IV, we want to show you various creations from all around the world that have been made using our Katia Fabrics. There is a strong desire to make things that are original, different and fun. And this is what we love here at Katia. You can see this for yourself on the social networks using the hashtag #katiafabrics. To follow, we are going to show you a selection of projects to start sewing right now. Are you coming with us? Creative Room IV: Your projects >> Daisy, our winner of the Fabrics Xmas Challenge competition,…

Family & Katia Fabrics: Gemma Recasens and her first contact with sewing

family & katia fabrics gemma recasens

We introduce you Family & Katia Fabrics: Gemma Recasens and her first contact with sewing: Hi! My name is Gemma. I live in Barcelona where I am happily married to Pol and the mother of three beautiful children. I am also a lover of all the small details that make life so wonderful. I work in marketing for a large multinational consumer goods company. My great passions are my children, my family, my friends, reading, Yoga and DIY. At present I am enjoying my maternity leave after the birth of my third child. This professional break has allowed me to…

Sewing comfortable clothing for kids is possible. Sweatshirts, trousers, leggings…

sweatshirt forest

Would you like to be able to sew comfortable clothing for kids? Like sweatshirts, trousers or leggings for example. A whole world of possibilities opens up before you with these fabrics. Sewing with knitted fabrics may seem complicated, but contrary to what you might imagine, it is actually really easy and the results are spectacular. Both jersey and sweatshirt fabrics are soft, warm materials, and above all, they are elastic. This is important when it comes to your little ones being comfortable and able to play without the fabrics pulling and inhibiting them from moving freely. Sewing comfortable clothing for…

Sewing is in fashion, learn how with Katia Fabrics

Sewing is in fashion

Sewing is in fashion. Over the past few years both sewing and knitting have been incorporated into our homes like a new form of yoga. Programs like ‘Maestros de la Costura’ (Sewing Masters in English, a Spanish program which is soon to air its second season), The Great British Sewing Bee and the hit television series “El Tiempo entre Costuras” (a story about a seamstress who finds herself involved in a web of espionage during the Spanish Civil war) have all elevated the value and perception of handicrafts. People like to follow the trends and to be in fashion. However,…

Sewing classes: Learn how to make a French seam

french seam

It’s the turn of the French seam in our sewing classes. A technique to join pieces together that doesn’t require the fabric edges to be neatened with a zigzag stitch. With this method you can sew neat and polished seams. It is a technique that is often used for fine fabrics, like our poplins, and infant clothing. This way we avoid direct contact of the seam with the skin in garments such as blouses or dresses. To do this type of sewing you will need two left over pieces of fabric, pins, fabric scissors and a sewing machine. We have…

Christmas fabrics and patterns to sew during the holiday season

Christmas fabrics and sewing patterns

The festive holidays and a welcome break are just around the corner. You must be looking forward to them, right? So why not take the opportunity to get inspired by our Christmas fabrics and patterns from the Xmas Coming collection. Even though you will have a million other plans, you will surely want to disconnect and relax a little at your sewing table. Just think how special it is to give gifts that have been made by you. They will definitely be unique gifts full of love. Our two prints include Christmas trees and geometrically shaped polar bears in a…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room III

creative room III zero waste bag

In our Creative room III we are going to show you lots of sewing projects which have been made using our new fabrics from the Autumn Winter 2018/2019 collection. The autumnal and wintry print fabrics are perfect for the new season’s garments. Furthermore, we have introduced a new sweatshirt fleece fabric. You are going to love it. We’ve already seen a lot of items sewn using our winter sweatshirt material. A very warm fabric thanks to the soft fleece finish on the reverse side. You are going to find sweatshirts, trousers, neck warmers and many more sewing projects in our…

The best sewing patterns for beginners. The magic of starting to sew!

sewing patterns for beginners

When starting to sew it’s normal that you might have some doubts or make the odd mistake. We learn from our mistakes, and in this case from the practical action of sewing, because the more you sew the better you get. In order to help you work with the best of ease in this marvellous world of handmade things, the beginners sewing patterns are going to be your best friend. We are the first ones to acknowledge that learning to sew can be a long process. Here at Katia Fabrics we want to accompany you, step by step, throughout this…