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Who is ugly and who isn´t? Fall in love with our version of the children’s story “The Ugly Duckling”

the ugly duckling muslin

Within the new Autumn-Winter 20/21 collection, today we present our particular vision of the children’s story “The Ugly Duckling.” These prints defy classic fairytale and show that different people like different things. A black swan hides in-between gray tones and silver muslins. The acceptance and appreciation of something different resonate in these fabrics inspired by Anderson’s fairytale. Find two fabrics, a jersey, and a soft muslin with silver touches in the shape of original duck footprints. Combine these two fabrics with each other or with the new plain poplin and jersey that we have incorporated this season. The Ugly Duckling…

Back to school 100% handmade: Backpacks, sweatshirts, leggings, masks …

back to school

Do you want to sew a 100% handmade back to school? Fill your little one’s wardrobe with clothes and accessories sewn by you. In this post, we are going to give you many ideas to make backpacks, sweatshirts and leggings, comfortable dresses, and much more. We will also give you some ideas for the new accessory that will accompany us throughout this school year, the mask. Your little ones will be protected but also comfortable and with cheerful and fun prints. Our cotton-based fabrics are natural, soft, and breathable. All of them with the STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® certificate that…

Are you looking for easy knitting patterns for kids? Here are 14 designs for jumpers, coats, dresses and much more

easy knitting patterns for kids

September is already here and every day is getting a little shorter and a little cooler. That means it’s time to get started with warmer projects using the new Autumn Winter 20/21 yarns from Katia! If you are looking for easy knitting patterns for kids clothing, take a look at this selection of 14 designs for girls and boys. You will find all the models, together with a total of 38 knitting designs, in the new Katia Kids 95 magazine. You can also purchase each pattern individually in a downloadable PDF format on our website. Kid’s Fashion So, what are our…

Meet the updated version of the tale of Little Red Riding Hood in our fabrics

chaperone rouge

What would have happened if Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother had been renowned karate experts? And if the ferocious wolf was an agreeable and kind vegetarian? This contemporary version of the fairy tale features an empowered Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother who send out the most inspiring messages to our girls. Create your own story. Carrots, lots of carrots for this new vegetarian big bad wolf and our protagonists, some karate specialists. And above all, we wanted to convey the concept of friendship between all the characters in the story in the Chaperonne Rouge Coord winter…

Choose a T-shirt panel and sew one this summer with our free downloadable pattern for sizes from 2 to 12 years old

t-shirt panels

Since last season we have included t-shirt panels in every collection. A very original way of having everything you need to make a t-shirt from start to finish. An illustration to place on the front is included in the panel. And the rest of the panel is a matching print to use in making sleeves and back. This time we have created 4 models that we already talked about in this past post about the T-shirt and cushions panels of the AQUA SS20 collection.   T-shirt panels Today we want to present to you in more detail the panel Under…

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…

⛱️ This summer sew with our sewing pattern magazine AQUA: Patterns from1 month to 12 years

sewing pattern magazine

Summer is the ideal season of the year for sewing. You have more time, more desire and you can sew very easy and quick projects. In the new sewing pattern magazine AQUA that we already presented to you in this past POST, you find 30 patterns from 1 month to 12 years with step-by-step instructions in real size. Today we want to show you some of the patterns that you can find in it made with our most comfortable fabrics, the jersey, and the summer sweat. Most of the patterns are a beginner or intermediate level so you can see…

Learn C2C Crochet: Follow the video tutorial to make the Bee My Baby baby blanket with Katia Alabama

C2C Crochet

In this video tutorial we are going to tell you all about the C2C, or Corner to Corner, crochet technique. Moreover, Ester from MissDIY is going to help explain the details. Follow these comprehensive step by step instructions and learn C2C crochet whilst making the Bee My Baby baby blanket with Katia Alabama. Ester will show you how to make your first C2C squares. She will also show you how to change colour and how to follow the graph with designs and letters. Furthermore, she will teach you how to make a simple crochet border edge around the blanket. Lastly…

Discover the benefits of knitting and crocheting! 5 New Kits for Beginners to learn how to knit and crochet

Knitting Crochet Kits for Beginners

Would you like to learn how to knit and crochet? We propose 5 kits for Beginners to start knitting and crocheting simple, fun and relaxing projects. To learn, it’s definitely important that you use a beginner’s level pattern: with clear instructions, basic stitches and easy step by step points to follow. Of course, an attractive design always helps! Maintaining your enthusiasm whilst working each row is key to completing the first project. It is also fundamental that you have all the necessary materials: knitting needles, crochet hooks, balls of yarn in different colours, buttons, etc. Therefore, these 5 Beginners’ Kits…

The 9 easiest t-shirt and cushion panels to sew within the new SS20 collection

As we mentioned when presenting the new Katia Fabrics spring summer 2020 collection, it comes loaded with surprises. Today we are going to focus on the original panels. Last season we already enjoyed the beautiful cushion panels ready to cut and sew. And this time we have incorporated 5 models in poplin fabric, 100% cotton. As a novelty, we present you with the panels of shirts, with enough fabric to make a shirt from size 2 to 12. An illustration on a white background for the front and a coordinated fabric for sleeves and back. Find the pattern to make…