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Take note: 5 holiday season gift ideas for seamstress

This holiday season we are going to help you find the perfect gift for that friend or mother who loves sewing. We have 5 gift ideas for seamstress that develop creativity and increase self confidence once they see something made by them in their own hands. Using our fabrics and patterns, with step by step instructions, it is so easy! 5 Gifts for seamstress 1. Sweatshirt with hood & trousers Pattern for kids. If you still haven’t sewn with elastic knit fabrics, this is the perfect gift.   2. Give one of our amusing and original baby sacks as a gift.…

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…

Are you a unicorn fan? Then the UNICORNS collection is for you

unicorns collection sewing patterns

If you like sewing and Unicorns don’t let the new UNICORNS collection be missing from your sewing table this season. There are two poplin fabrics and one jersey fabric, which can be combined together, for sewing “fantastic” garments and accessories. This mythological creature has recently become a favourite figure of many girls, and older age groups too. It is sweet, colourful and appears in an infinite number of stories and legends. We wanted to use this collection to make a small tribute to this unique creature known as a Unicorn. Enjoy our Unicorns Universe! UNICORNS collection In the UNICORNS Universe…

Get acquainted with the Farmers and Forest Universes designed by Lady Desidia for the Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 18/19 collection

lady desidia farmers forest

Autumn is already under way. The perfect season for walking through the woods, having picnics and enjoying nature. The Farmers and Forest collections are our most autumnal fabric universes. Eight prints designed by the well known illustrator Lady Desidia. Fabrics that carry you away to her special world full of colour and fantasy. Vanessa Borrell, who we find behind the Lady Desidia brand, has successfully portrayed the essence of autumn in each one of her designs. Enjoy sewing the new Autumn Winter 2018/2019 patterns with the poplin, jersey and sweat fabrics that embody this look. Forest Universe. Lady Desidia We…

Chita lou puts our Maxi Triangular Bag to the test

Triangular Bag

Hello, my name is Sylvia and I’ve never used any sewing patterns made by another person. Which Anonymous Dressmakers meeting, I hear you say: “Hello Sylvia” Joking apart, what I said about the patterns is absolutely true. I’ve been sewing for 17 years and I’ve never used a ready-made sewing pattern. Therefore, I think that this review of the Katia Fabrics Triangular Bag is going to be really useful if, like me, you’ve never used third party patterns, or you don’t have much experience using them. Before I get going, I want to say a big thank you to the…

Learn how to trace and cut the Katia Fabrics sewing patterns

We know that being confronted with so many lines on a sewing pattern can be a little overwhelming. Therefore, in this step by step post, we are giving you all the information that you need to help make it really easy for you to start sewing straight away. Learn the tips and tricks required so you know how to easily trace and cut the Katia Fabrics sewing patterns. As explained in this previous POST, the first thing you have to do is choose the pattern size that fits your measurements best. Tracing and cutting patterns The next step is to trace…

Create the sweetest baby clothes with our Savana Universe

Would you like to sew baby clothes but don’t know where to begin? Make something special for your baby with all the care and tenderness that he or she deserves? We want to give you some advice and ideas to keep in mind whether or not you are just starting to sew or you want to make up quick and easy patterns. Baby skin is very delicate therefore the best fabrics to use should be 100% natural, soft and breathable. All of our fabrics are cotton rich and the perfect choice for making all kinds of garments. They are also…

Interpreting sewing patterns of Katia Fabrics

sewing patterns

Interpreting sewing patterns is something that shouldn’t be complicated, but there are many times when you have a magazine, book or sewing pattern in front of you and you just don’t know where to begin. This is why we wanted to do this post so that we can explain to you what each of the parts of our sewing patterns are composed of. Our first S/S18 collection has more than 50 different garment and accessory designs to choose from. Each one comes in a paper envelope with the name and photograph of the design on the front. Sewing Patterns The…