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Back to school with Katia Fabrics! How to sew a school smock: step by step video instructions

sew a school smock

It’s nearly time for the kids to go back to school again and we want to help you get everything ready. In today’s step by step video tutorial we are going to show you how to make a school smock. This includes all aspects of the project from the front button placket, shirt collar and gathered cuffs through to the pockets and bottom hem. This is a detailed project, and furthermore, a useful one whereby you can combine together two poplin prints of your choice. What better way to start school than with a school smock made by your very…

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…

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…

Learn how to sew a hooded sweatshirt with a spiky crest. See the video with step by step instructions

sew a hooded sweatshirt

Sew a hooded sweatshirt is a much easier task to do than you might realise, even including the lined hood with a crest and the kangaroo pocket. This is why we want to show you how to make it in an afternoon, from the comfort of your own home. With this step by step video tutorial. Yes, you have heard correctly, this is a project that can be easily made in just half a day, including both the cutting out and the sewing. How to sew a hooded sweatshirt with a crest We have chosen the amusing wintery igloo and…

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…

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…