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Women’s sewing patterns for summer: Shirt dresses, oriental style blouses and much more

pleat woman dress

When the good weather arrives, all true sewing lovers get the urge to sew cool, comfortable women’s patterns, and better still if they are fashionable ones. Shirt dresses, oriental style blouses or smocks are our favourites. Therefore, we are going to give you a few ideas to unleash your imagination. So you can start thinking right now about the clothes you are going to make for your summer wardrobe. We recommend using poplin and jersey fabrics. However, not forgetting about the awesome novelty of the season; our lightweight denim fabric, with that special washed blue handle. Women’s sewing patterns for…

DenimBag by MadeinRox: The perfect crochet backpack for travelling, going to a concert, carrying your projects…

crochet backpack

My name is Rocío, but everyone calls me Rox (@MadeinRox). I’m from Madrid and I’m a maths teacher. I enjoy both numbers and balls of yarn equally: actually, they are two passions with a lot in common. I love to innovate, keep learning, and above all, create. Therefore, as a consequence, I am going to share this DenimBag pattern, which is one of my most recent creations, with you. In the step by step pattern instructions I show you how to make a crochet backpack with 6 balls of Love Denim. Although I do have various bags, I always use…

3 summer fabric trends for sewing kid’s clothing. Dresses, dungarees and onesies are this season’s favourites

girl dress in jersey

The good weather is just around the corner! And today we are going to show you the summer fabric trends and key garments that the little ones will be wearing throughout the new spring summer 2019 season. Furthermore, in our new collection there is no shortage of vibrant, joyful, and above all, fun colours. When it comes to children’s clothing, one priority to keep in mind is comfort, so kids can have fun and play comfortably. The coolest and most comfortable materials and textures in our fabric collections are the jerseys and the sweat fabrics, thanks to their elasticity. But…

Knit a baby blanket, kid’s jumper, girl’s dress… with only one ball of Katia Fair Cotton Craft

With only one ball of yarn

Katia Fair Cotton Craft is one of the most popular new yarns from this Spring Summer 2019 season. There’s no doubt that this big ball of organic cotton cake yarn is conquering knitter’s needles for different reasons. For instance, this is an environmentally friendly Fair Trade yarn from India and Tanzania. Furthermore, the colour combination, which includes a white or beige base combined with 7 colours, creates beautiful striped garments effortlessly. However, what particularly stands out is the fact that a baby blanket, a kid’s jumper or a girl’s dress can be knitted with only one ball of yarn. Discover…

Men also sew, and furthermore, they do it very well. Meet Toni Roviró and get to know his sewing story

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Men also sew, and furthermore, they do it very well. And to prove our point we want to present you to Toni Roviró, a young music teacher and sewing enthusiast. Toni takes part in our Family & Katia Fabrics section, and explains how important the family has been throughout his recent sewing adventure. We met him in person at the First Family & Katia Fabrics get together last March, and we can assure you that it is a total pleasure to see his seams and finished edges. Men also sew, by Toni Roviró Hi! My name is Toni Roviró from…

Boho Crochet Dreamcatcher by Lindsey Sophie: Decorate your home with this pattern for beginners

Crochet Dreamcatcher

Hi all, my name is Lindsey Sophie (@lindseysophie) and today I have a boho crochet dreamcatcher for you. I personally love Ibiza style and I’m totally into boho vibes, which is why I like to crochet dreamcreatchers with feathers and ribbons. Consequently when Katia invited me for Katia Lovers, I decided to try something else: a dreamcatcher with pom poms. This pattern is quite simple and suitable for beginners who know the basic crochet stitches, such as single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet. We will also use the popcorn stitch, which will be explained in a video tutorial.…

Denim: Choose this season’s most popular fabric to sew your garments

denim dress for girls

Denim garments are trendsetters in the fashion industry, both on and off the catwalks and also on social networks. Get a refreshingly new jeans look with our denim fabric which is available in 4 different print designs. Most adults and kids have at least one item of denim clothing in their wardrobe because denim goes with everything and everyone. All-in-ones, dungarees, dresses, skirts, shirts… denim conquers almost all the clothing and accessories in kid’s fashion, thanks to its natural 100% cotton content, coolness, versatility and transpiration properties. Furthermore, washed blue will be a big look for the summer holidays. Are…

7 backpack, bag, messenger bag and toiletry case patterns to sew using our most resistant fabric: Canvas

bag canvas lobsters

Backpacks, bags, messenger bags and toiletry cases: the key accessories for the spring/summer season. Furthermore, sew the ones you like best using our canvas fabrics. There are also 12 new cheerful and summery print designs to compliment your look. Canvas is our most resistant fabric. It is made from 100% cotton and weighs 215g/m2. In addition, it is a cool fabric with a lot of body, the perfect choice for accessory sewing projects like backpacks, bags, messenger bags or toiletry cases. In fact, you can effortlessly show off a new beach bag this summer using our patterns and their easy…

Lace Knit shawl by Valentinasknits: Knit this diamond and flower design with only one ball of Silk Degradé

openswork shawl

Hey… we want to share a secret with you… Valentina Bogdanova from @valentinasknits believes that every woman has a small secret. Furthermore, this Russian knitter based in Austria affirms that we all have a little mysterious something that makes us special. Just like her spectacular lace knit Shawl Taina, which literally means “secret” in Russian? For this reason, Valentina is proposing a sumptuous design inspired by diamonds and flowers. Discover the enigmatic colour range and the delicate lace stitches hidden within this feminine triangular knit shawl. And of course, enjoy the sensational silk whilst you knit the Tiana Shawl with only one ball of Silk…

Discover the pastel trend in fabrics and baby patterns for the spring summer 2019 season

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Discover the pastel trend in fabrics and Katia Fabrics baby patterns for the spring summer 2019 season. Pastel tones of blue, pink and yellow are the key players in the Mini Wood, Little Indians and Ballet fabric collections. Additionally, small scale print illustrations make these fabrics the perfect choice for making delicate, cute baby garments. We have launched 12 new baby patterns, and furthermore, they are all made from natural cotton fabrics like our poplin and jersey. Pastel Trend SS19 You will find a huge variety of trends and print designs in our new spring summer 2019 fabric and sewing…