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Crafts for children: Sew some cute chickens for Easter ūüźĒ

chicken easter tutorial

We continue to share simple and easy ideas to do these days with children at home. To decorate your home in a different way this Easter we teach you how to make these fun chickens with fabric. Hand sewing with a needle and thread helps improve fine motor skills in children. Always with the supervision of an adult, of course, we do not want those little fingers to be pricked. A craft to do as a family that they will love. It is also filled with cotton and rice to give it extra weight. You can make them in many…

Crafts for children: Make these easy napkin holders without sewing for Easter ūüźį

napkin holders diy

All the children deserve a big round of applause these days for how well they are doing not being able to go outside. Our proposal today is a very easy activity that they can do themselves with very few materials and without sewing. Some cute napkin holders shaped like bunny ears ūüźį. Make this simple craft and decorate your table in a different way to celebrate Easter. You can make them in many different colors and shapes: flowers, cat ears, hearts, a¬† birthday crown, etc … This is the first of a series of tutorials made with fabrics but without…

Learn to sew from home with us #sewingathome and you?

sewing at home

Right now being at home is a priority, we want to do our part to help you with your favorite hobby: sewing. That the time you spent at home is fun and allows you to develop your creativity. For our part, in the coming days, we will share through this blog and all our social networks, tutorials, tips and ideas about sewing. The crafts, in general, are therapy, they help you focus and improve patience. They transport you to a state of mindfulness that relaxes your mind, calms you, and makes things flow better. Enjoy sewing and create something special…

Crochet floor cushion by Handmadejolie: Update your home decoration with this trendy square pouffe

Crochet floor cushion

I’m Mariska van der Neut, the designer behind Handmadejolie! Do you remember my free pattern to make a crochet plant pot¬†with¬†Katia Scuby Cotton? If you enjoy making decor ideas, this crochet floor cushion made with Katia Big Ribbon is perfect for your home. My style is mainly natural shades such as white, grey, sand and taupe. I also love to experiment with different types of yarns like Big Ribbon, a XXL tape¬†yarn lighter than t-shirt yarn. For a long time I wanted to design a large square floor pillow. Not a typical pouffe, but more like a mattress cushion. This…

Top-down seamless jumper pattern designed by Valentinasknits for Premium Designers

Top-down seamless jumper

After the great success of the Feinmotorik’s El Diamante Shawl, we are back with a new Premium Designers pattern. If you want to discover independent designers from all over Europe, in this space we share unique designs and exclusive patterns. Learn everything about what inspires these creative minds and let yourself be carried away by the passion for knitting of creators like Valentinasknits. We are very happy to have this talented designer with us again. This time, Valentina Bogdanova has turned our Concept by Katia yarn¬†Ultralight¬†Merino yarn into the Aguacero Sweater. Without a doubt, a beautiful top-down sweater with a…

Oasis Mandala CAL 2020: The kit is now available! Make this baby blanket with new colors Katia Basic Merino

Crochet-Along Katia

Oasis Mandala CAL is a project to enjoy, learn, and furthermore, share the creative process with crochet fans all over the world. Do you want to make this beautiful crochet baby blanket? Get the kit with 8 balls of Basic Merino on our website and in Katia stores. We invite you to enter into Facebook and join our Katia Crochet-Along group. Why? Because there we will share this unique crochet pattern! Baby blanket by @bykaterinacrochet Hello! My name is Catalina and I am the person behind ByKaterina. I have designed the Oasis Mandala blanket for you using some new Katia…

El Diamante shawl by Feinmotorik, discover how to get this exclusive pattern for Premium Designers 

El Diamante shawl

Discover the¬†El Diamante Shawl, a knitted pattern designed by Julia-Maria Hegenbart especially¬†for our¬†Premium Designers.¬†This is an exciting project in which we introduce indie designers¬†from all over Europe.¬†Find unique designs and exclusive patterns, and learn more about what inspires these creative minds. Most important, let yourself get carried away by the love for knitting and crochet of every Premium Designers.¬†To celebrate¬†Feinmotorik‚Äôs¬†new design,¬†we have thought about something very special. After reading about Julia-Maria’s story and her spectacular El Diamante Shawl, go to Instagram and Facebook and follow @katiayarns¬†and¬†@feinmotorik.blogspot. Find out on both social networks how to get this exclusive pattern and become…

Sew a shark costume for kids this Carnival! Follow the video and download the free sewing pattern

shark costume

This Carnival surprises your little one with a shark costume made by you. In this new tutorial, we share the video step by step and the free sewing pattern to easily sew an amazing costume consisting of a shark tail and jacket. Dare to create your own costumes! In this case, we propose a shark costume, but you can use this same technique to sew a dragon, dinosaur or fox costume. In addition, with this pattern – available in PDF – you can sew this shark jacket for children from 1 to 5 years. Do you have a different Carnival…

Eurybia crochet sweater by Blage Crochet Design, a great project for beginners who want to move up!

crochet sweater pattern

Hello! My name is Blazenka Simic-Boro and I am the designer behind Blage Crochet Design. My mom learned me how to crochet and knit as a child. She was the best teacher and tester; all my patterns are first tested by her. I’ve been designing and making home decor for years, as well as my own clothes and accessories. I always try to create interesting designs using the basic crochet stitches that are also beginner friendly. My patterns are already published in Crochet Now, Interweave Crochet, I Like Crochet, Happily Hooked and Your Crochet & Knitting Magazine. Since a couple…

Learn to easily sew this envelope cushion cover and give it a romantic touch for Valentine¬īs Day

envelope cushion cover

In our sewing class today we show you how to easily sew an envelope cushion cover with only 50 cm of fabric. Surely at some point, you wanted to give a new style to the decoration of your living room, right ?. Renewing the covers of your cushions is so easy that you will want to change them every season. A simple project, perfect for beginners and with a very colorful result. And to celebrate the feast of love, we have added a most romantic detail. A heart-shaped pocket to keep secret messages for that special person. Surprise this Valentine…