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7 amusing animal print fabrics to sew with

Animal prints fabrics

We love animal print fabrics and so do the kids. In fact, we wanted to include this amusing and cheerful genre on many of our fabrics right from our first collection. As a result we’ve been accompanied by lions, surikatas, penguins, polar bears, birds, fish and many more. You can combine these prints with solid colour garments, or try an overall look for a more daring approach. Moreover, they offer a different way of adding an animal touch to our handmade wardrobe. 7 amusing animal print fabrics to sew with For the spring / summer 2019 collection we have added…

7 dresses, outfit and accessory patterns to sew in our most suitable fabric for summer: poplin

Summer sewing patterns

Now that the summer is here you probably want to be outdoors and make the most of the moment! But also to dedicate some time to your favourite hobby, true? Dresses, baby outfits and a basket set: Three ideal projects to stand out from the crowd at the beach, swimming pool or on your favourite terrace this summer. This season we have 25 new 100% cotton poplin fabrics which also carry the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification. Furthermore, these are cheerful and a lot of fun. You’ll find monkeys, koalas, hippopotamuses, cats, birds and a lot of Mother Nature in…

Rompers, bodysuits, onesies, baby dungarees. 4 essential items of baby clothing for this Summer

baby onnesie

It’s getting warmer and the little ones of the house also want to enjoy summer, feel free and keep cool. With this in mind, the star garments for their first months of life have lots of different names: rompers, onesies, dungarees, snowsuits, leggings with feet, christening gowns, bloomers, bodysuits and rompers. In fact, a whole world to discover if you are a first time mum. When you need to choose the most suitable garments for your baby you basically need to have two things in mind: comfort and functionality. To ensure that your baby has the freedom of movement it…

Maternity and sewing: a tandem that awakens your most creative side. Lidia tells us her story

Maternity and sewing

Hello, my name is Lidia and I’m a mother with two kids aged 2 and 5 years old. I live in a village near Barcelona and I love to travel, cook, read, sew and all things DIY in general. I’m a special education teacher. I love my job, and although I haven’t got a lot of free time, sewing and knitting are my therapy. I need this space, those five minutes of sewing or knitting with the background music on and nothing else to distract me. These moments give me the peace and energy I need to continue with my…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room IV

fabrics summer sweat bomber

Here at Katia Fabrics there is a lot of excitement. We have already launched our third collection and every day there are more and more people who want to sew. In fact, on social networks we find new sewing projects made with our fabrics and sewing patterns every day. There is a lot of creativity out there, and it takes shape thanks to these special fabrics, a sewing machine and your personal touch. We present Creative room V, a platform where you can check out a selection of the sewing projects you have made over the past few months. You…

Denim: Choose this season’s most popular fabric to sew your garments

denim dress for girls

Denim garments are trendsetters in the fashion industry, both on and off the catwalks and also on social networks. Get a refreshingly new jeans look with our denim fabric which is available in 4 different print designs. Most adults and kids have at least one item of denim clothing in their wardrobe because denim goes with everything and everyone. All-in-ones, dungarees, dresses, skirts, shirts… denim conquers almost all the clothing and accessories in kid’s fashion, thanks to its natural 100% cotton content, coolness, versatility and transpiration properties. Furthermore, washed blue will be a big look for the summer holidays. Are…

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 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,…

Xmas Fabrics Challenge, 8 sewing bloggers give us their challenge proposals

fabrics xmas challenge

This year we are going to celebrate Christmas together with our first challenge, which we are calling the Xmas Fabrics Challenge. It includes 8 European bloggers from the world of sewing and motherhood, who are sharing their projects, made using fabrics from the Katia Fabrics collection, with us. There are eight different styles which include proposals for adults, kids and accessories. We are showing you our fabric and sewing pattern selection in a different way, and hope it will encourage you to sew during these days of rest. Xmas Fabrics Challenge Mis Primeras Puntadas 1. Susi, from the Blog Mis…