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DIY Christmas: How to make a fabric Advent Calendar

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Christmas is just around the corner and we want to be ready to celebrate it as it deserves. Therefore, we have prepared an Advent Calendar tutorial using the fabrics from our Xmas Coming collection.  A poplin and a sweat fabric that match together beautifully in a combination of tonal greys and golds. This is a decorative project to celebrate the arrival of a family Christmas. You can place a note, a sweet, a chocolate, a mini toy, mini cosmetics… or anything mini inside every bag and in each boot. If you like Christmas and sewing, this is your project! Advent…

4 Tips for sewing with stretch materials like jersey and sweatshirt fabric

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In today’s post we are going to explain how to successfully sew fabrics like jersey and sweatshirt. With these recommendations you’ll see that sewing knit fabrics is much easier than you think. These days jersey t-shirt fabrics and sweatshirt fabrics are on trend with people who sew. This is thanks to them being so comfortable to wear and easy to sew, when you follow a few guidelines whilst working with them. The range of elastic fabrics available is very varied depending on their composition. However, they all have something in common, they do not unravel. Our jersey and sweatshirt fabrics…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room III

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In our Creative room III we are going to show you lots of sewing projects which have been made using our new fabrics from the Autumn Winter 2018/2019 collection. The autumnal and wintry print fabrics are perfect for the new season’s garments. Furthermore, we have introduced a new sweatshirt fleece fabric. You are going to love it. We’ve already seen a lot of items sewn using our winter sweatshirt material. A very warm fabric thanks to the soft fleece finish on the reverse side. You are going to find sweatshirts, trousers, neck warmers and many more sewing projects in our…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room II

Sewing projects for pets

Here we are again with our creative corner to show you the sewing projects that you have been making over the past few months. We can tell that you are all full on with your summer sewing. Don’t you think it’s a time of year when you really feel like getting creative? There’s more free time to enjoy what you like doing best and as a result we’ve found a lot of very original garments and accessories. Like a bag with yarn applied in the form of a painting, or lampshades lined with our canvas fabrics. We’re also going to…

Organise your needles and hooks with our knit & crochet kit pattern. Learn how to sew it yourself and have fun with our second SAL!

Many Katia Fabrics followers are already faithful followers of Katia Yarns, which is why you are going to love this project that we’re going to show you an awesome knit & crochet kit pattern. Made from our S/S 2018 fabrics, to organize all your crochet hooks and knitting needles. An ideal sewing project for beginners that’s so easy to make with the help of our step by step instructions. This is the second challenge that we’ve created for our Sew-Along Katia Facebook Group. The first Sew Along was the baby project featuring the dungaree and hat set and we are…

Katia Fabrics at the IV DIY Hunters Day

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On the 16th June this year we took part in the IV DIY Hunters Day in Madrid. An event organised by the magazine YO DONA and the HANBOX community where we thoroughly enjoyed the essence of DIY. DIY Hunters Day On this 4th Edition the guys from Handbox organized an inspiring event full of creativity at the Madrid Hub. Two interesting talks took place. The first was given by Sami Garra who showed us the importance of promoting personality in a very special way. And the second by Susana Torralbo who talked about the importance of the well known concept…

Dungaree romper and hat SAL. Join the group and sew along with our tutorials!

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We present our first SAL featuring a baby dungaree romper and hat set. Don’t you know what a SAL is? Don’t worry because we are going to explain it to you right now. SAL comes from the term “sewing along” which means a sewing project that is carried out with other people at the same time within a determined period of time. It’s something you can do from the comfort of your own home while sharing progress and any questions you might have with the rest of the participants from all over the world. Above all it’s a place where…

Spring Summer 2018 Giveaway! Tell us what is your favorite fabrics and sewing patterns

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How time flies, especially when you’re sewing! It’s already two months since we launched our first collection. We are really happy with the great response that we have been receiving. So this is cause for celebration, and what better way than with a spring giveaway prize draw. It makes us so happy to see all the creations that you have made using out patterns and fabrics. And your opinion is very important to us, therefore we’d love to know what it is that you like best about our first collection. Because we want to count on you so we can…

Creativity and inspiration in our Creative Room

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Today we want to present you to our Creative Room, a sewing corner full of inspiration that you can visit at your leisure. This is a space where we will bring together a selection of the projects, ideas or tutorials that you do using the KATIA FABRICS materials and patterns. We’re delighted to see your creations, which are all different, and that special personal touch from each one of you that makes them so original. We’re especially excited about this initial instalment because these are the first creations made using our fabrics and patterns that we’ve seen from you. Furthermore,…