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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…

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…

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

ss19 trend pastel feature

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…

Do you want to sew a sleeping bag for your baby? Know 4 awesome sack patterns!

4 sewing sack patterns for babies

When you become a mum or dad the sleeping bag becomes an essential item for your baby. It will be your best ally by stopping your baby from moving too much whilst asleep, from becoming uncovered or getting cold. Making sure that a baby can sleep peacefully, be protected and maintain a perfect body temperature are all issues that many parents are concerned about, as are the security and comfort of a newborn who has just been welcomed into the home. Using a sleeping bag will help avoid the possible dangers that a sheet and blanket can present, assuring that…

Woolly hats and scarves: 16 knit patterns to wrap up all the family this winter

Woolly hats and scarves

The coldest months of the year have arrived, which means it’s time to show off those woolly hats and scarves. We encourage you to defy the low temperatures, and the snow, with a selection of woolly hats and scarves for women, men, kids and babies. Have fun and customise some winter accessories for the whole family. To help you do this, we propose that you play with the sizing, colours and materials of these 16 knit patterns. Don’t you know how to knit a scarf or crochet a hat? Then why not take a look at our Easy Knits magazines for knit…

How to knit a baby top featuring a frill with the help of a simple tutorial by Creativa Atelier

baby top

Hello Creative People! I’m Marta from Creativa Atelier and I’m delighted to be sharing my knitted Alba Top tutorial, which shows you how to knit a baby top with a frill, on the Katia Blog. Although the final result looks very elaborate, the Alba Top (it gets its name from my daughter) is really easy to knit. You only need to know some basic stitches and you’ll have it knitted up in no time at all. Ready to impress! When I started to form an idea about this project in my mind, it was clear to me that the material…

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…

100 Baby and Kids knitting patterns for a 100% handmade back to school season

Baby and Kids knitting patterns

The August days pass by… and before you know it, it’s back to school! So why not get ready for the new school year with these 100 Baby and Kids knitting patterns. Enter into katia.com or visit your nearest Katia store to take a look at our two new fashion knitting magazines for kids and babies: Katia Baby 86 and Katia Kids 87. Discover simple print effect coats, pretty striped dresses, hats with pom poms, comfortable oversize jumpers etc. As many as 100 garments and accessories for a 100% handmade back to school season! Baby and Kids knitting patterns We…

Crochet Mother Daughter: Girl’s Dress by Samanta Fornino and Granny Waistcoat by Maria Mirt

Crochet Mother Daughter

We are Samanta Fornino (Follow the Crochet) and Maria Mirt (I mieilavoriall’uncinetto) and we want to present you with this crochet Mother Daughter set. We’ve called this project, comprised of two crochet garments made from Katia Capri Plus and Katia Polynesia, Mini Me. We love the combination of these two yarns! On the one hand, because of the bright strong Capri Plus colours; and on the other hand, because of the delicate Polynesia colour range. Follow our crochet Mother Daughter tutorials and discover how easy it is to make this dress and waistcoat set. Of course, we’d also like to…