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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…

Learn how to make a dinosaur candy basket and have fun this Halloween sewing with our fabrics from the Prehistoric range

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Get your sewing basket ready! We want to celebrate Halloween with you by showing you how to make a dinosaur shaped candy basket. This is a really easy project, that the kids are going to go crazy about, for such a special and terrifying occasion. Furthermore, they are going to have a monstrously fun night with it. Get your sewing equipment and materials ready we’re going to start. How to sew a dinosaur basket  To make this original project we’ve chosen the cheerful and charming print fabrics from the Prehistoric collection. The one in the mustard colour is a cotton poplin,…

Learn how to sew cuffs and waistband onto trousers and sweat tops

sew cuffs waistbands

In our second sewing class we want to show you how to sew cuffs and waistbands in jersey and sweat or fleece type fabrics. It is an easy step to do, but may seem  little complicated if it’s your first time. Many of the patterns that you can find in our collection are made using elastic jersey fabrics. Which are finished off with cuffs and waistbands. Sweat tops and trousers are the protagonists of today’s class. You have the option of using cuff fabric or the same fabric which the garment is made from. Jersey fabric is more elastic than…

Sew with Katia Tour II. Jessica Lorraine, Lise tailor y Katharina

sew with katia tour

On this occasion the special guests of our Sew with Katia Tour are 3 handicraft lovers who are as enthusiastic about yarns as they are fabrics. The love of sewing has no boundaries and today we are showing you projects sewn from as far afield as Australia, France and England. The same fabric can change radically depending on the vision of each dressmaker. The details, combinations or modifications can make each garment or accessory unique and special. Are you coming to meet them? Sew with Katia Tour II Jessica Lorraine We are starting with Jessica Lorraine, an Australian who is…

Have a DIY back to school with Katia Fabrics. Step by step video instructions showing how to make a pencil case

back to school prehistoric tutorial

We’re starting the back to school season eager to sew and show you various projects that you can make using the new fabrics and patterns from the Katia Fabrics Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 collection. Today, we are going to show you how to sew a practical school pencil case using the awesome fabrics form the Prehistoric range. This dinosaur print pencil case is going to become your favourite school item.  Complete the back to school kit with the smock and backpack pattern. An amusing garment that allows the kids to play without worrying about getting dirty, plus a matching backpack to keep…

Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2018 / 2019: Discover the new collection and take part in our prize giveaway

Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter

The new collection of fabrics and patterns from Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2018/2019 is already here. We want to get your imagination going by showing you, in detail, our 8 new fabric universes. In this new collection we’ve been inspired by all the gifts that nature offers us. Autumnal shades of mustard, greens, pinks, melange effects and winter blues are the key colours for the season. Create infinite universes for the tiny tots of the household so that they can dream and fill their closets full of magic. This season at Katia Fabrics we are betting on the versatility of…

Knit and fabric or crochet and fabric, you choose! Get to know the new Knit and Sew patterns

knit and fabric patterns

Crochet and fabric or knit and fabric, you choose! Today is launch day and we present you with the new Knit and Sew patterns. Patterns where we have combined the materials that we love best: yarns and fabrics. If you like handicrafts in general and even though you might have one particular favourite technique, you always want to try new things. If they complement each other, like knit or crochet combined with sewing, even better. With these patterns we bring together the magic of sewing with the incredible texture of yarns. Three cool projects which will make the little ones…

Learn how to sew a beautiful baby dress using the step by step video instructions

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Even though August has already begun there is still plenty of time to show off our sewing projects. Today we are going to show you how to make an awesome baby dress with our pinafore dress and knickers pattern. A few weeks ago we showed you how to make the knickers which you can see HERE. We are just missing the top part to complete this summer look. This is an easy level project which is perfect for beginners. Furthermore, it is so easy to follow the instructions using the video tutorial. The pattern is available in sizes 1-3 m,…