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New Katia Kits: Learn to knit and crochet and give away moments of relaxation, creativity and fun

New Knit and Crochet Kits

If you are looking for original gift ideas for handmade fans, go no further. The knit, crochet & macrame kits will definitely be at the top of your gift list. Birthdays, Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Christmas… there’s a Kits & Fun suitable for every occasion. There are Katia kits for everyone! Do you want to welcome the arrival of a new grandchild into the family? Then, why not give a baby clothing knit kit to a knitting granny? Or surprise a friend who supports sustainable fashion* with a kit to make their own piece of clothing. Of course, don’t forget…

Amigurumi for Minicrafters: New videos to crochet Easter eggs, chicks and bunnies

Amigurumi for Minicrafters:

Hello, Minicrafter! Does amigurumi inspire you? Do you want to learn but don’t know how to start? Take advantage of these days at home to start this fun technique using our Easter patterns. Anna Jaune, our handicraft teacher at Katia Academy, shows you how to crochet amigurumis in the new video tutorials on our Youtube channel. Let’s learn and have fun with these Amigurumi for Minicrafters videos, no matter how old you are! We are going to crochet some Easter eggs very easily, a lovely little chick and a cute little bunny. Amigurumi for Minicrafters The stitches used are the…

Kids Crafts: Easter Egg Bag 🥚

easter bag tutorial

This Easter we celebrate it at home and we need the best basket to store decorated eggs you can imagine. Our third contribution to this year’s Easter projects is a practical and beautiful fabric egg storage bag. A project that children can carry out by hand sewing with your help. We’ve sewn some fun bunny ears and attached a ribbon so they can be worn comfortably while playing. Choose some cheerful fabrics, thread your needle and get to work. With this same technique, you can create original bags in the shape of a bear, fox or cat. Paint or embroider…

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…

Sew a shark costume for kids this Carnival! Follow the video and download the free sewing pattern

shark costume

This Carnival surprises your little one with a shark costume made by you. In this new tutorial, we share the video step by step and the free sewing pattern to easily sew an amazing costume consisting of a shark tail and jacket. Dare to create your own costumes! In this case, we propose a shark costume, but you can use this same technique to sew a dragon, dinosaur or fox costume. In addition, with this pattern – available in PDF – you can sew this shark jacket for children from 1 to 5 years. Do you have a different Carnival…

Learn to easily sew this envelope cushion cover and give it a romantic touch for Valentine´s Day

envelope cushion cover

In our sewing class today we show you how to easily sew an envelope cushion cover with only 50 cm of fabric. Surely at some point, you wanted to give a new style to the decoration of your living room, right ?. Renewing the covers of your cushions is so easy that you will want to change them every season. A simple project, perfect for beginners and with a very colorful result. And to celebrate the feast of love, we have added a most romantic detail. A heart-shaped pocket to keep secret messages for that special person. Surprise this Valentine…

Make a crochet plant pot or Christmas tree basket with the Handmadejolie’s free pattern

crochet plant pot

My name is Mariska van der Neut, and I am behind Handmadejolie. My love for crochet started when I lived in Sweden for a few years. I prefer to work with natural shades such as white, gray, sand and taupe. By combining several yarns together, you sometimes get a surprising result. I like to try out new things and share my designs on my website, on Facebook and Instagram. I especially like to design home decor items, clothing and accessories. Next spring my first book will be published with more than 25 crochet and knitting projects and beautiful interior photos.…

Download 20 free and easy Christmas gift patterns to knit and crochet for all the family

Christmas gift patterns

In around a month from now the Holiday Season will be here…It’s time to prepare the holiday gifts for all the family. If you are running out of time or inspiration, relax! Download free and easy knit and crochet patterns. Choose from a selection of scarves, hats, jackets and ponchos. Furthermore, there are even some blankets and cushions. In addition to this 20 Christmas gift patterns, take a look at the Katia website. Here, you can find up to 5000 knit, crochet, macrame and sewing projects to give to your loved ones. By the way, you also have a chance…

How to sew a Christmas stocking. Sewing tutorial for beginners with the Christmas collection

Christmas stocking

This holiday season we are featuring a tutorial that shows you how to sew a Christmas stocking. This is a simple project that can easily be made in an afternoon. Moreover, add your own decorations and accessories to create a unique and special touch to your home. Christmas stockings are a basic must-have item. Above all, for the little ones of the household who will be delighted to search inside them for sweets and gifts. Make more than one and get creative with different fabric and print combinations. Can’t you already imagine them hanging by the Christmas tree? You will…