Keep your baby company with the Basilio mouse crochet safety blanket, a free pattern by @lossospechosos

crochet safety blanket

Hi, I’m Juli, the creator behind the textile character brand @lossospechosos for the last 12 years. I learnt to crochet as an adult —although my grandmothers tried to teach me as a child— when I moved from Mexico to Buenos Aires, where I lived in front of a yarn store. Led by my curiosity, I took all sorts of classes: sewing, embroidery, dressmaking, etc. until I discovered that making crochet…

Follow the video-tutorial and learn how to sew frills on blouses with our new Plumetti fabrics from Katia Fabrics

Plumetti vintage print fabrics

If you want to know more about different types of fabric, and furthermore, try out some sewing techniques, this is the post for you. On the one hand, you can discover Plumetti Vintage Print from Katia Fabrics, the new Plumetti fabrics featuring vertical eyelet stripes, embroidered dots and beautiful floral prints. And on the other hand, we are sharing a video-tutorial where you can learn how to sew frills onto…

New PDF magazine Katia Special ECO: 23 patterns to knit and crochet garments and home ideas with sustainable yarns

PDF magazine Katia

If you make your own clothes, congrats, you are already part of sustainable fashion! You create garments for yourself and your family with the best quality materials at your own pace. For this reason, stay within the slow fashion to make 23 versatile and long-lasting garments. Enjoy slowly knitting and crocheting the designs from the PDF magazine Katia Special ECO. And discover some of our sustainable yarns: SeaCell Cotton, Big…

You don’t need to stop this spring with these 5 free downloadable print patterns for sewing with the new fabrics from Katia Fabrics

The good weather is already here, so it’s the perfect moment to sew some clothes for this summer with Katia Fabrics. We propose 5 free sewing patterns that you can print at home: a top, a skirt, a couple of dresses and a spring rain cape. These are simple sewing projects with step by step illustrated instructions so you can enjoy sewing in your free time. Download all these patterns…

Crochet and knitted butterflies for World Wide Knit in Public Day: free patterns, events, and an Instagram competition

Crochet and knitted butterflies

Are you also looking forward to going out on June 11 and knitting and crocheting together on World Wide Knit in Public Day 2022? This year, we’re finally breaking free of our chrysalis life at home! It’s time to spread your wings, needles, and crochet hooks beyond your living room sofa. That’s why, this time, we suggest turning some balls of Katia yarn into crochet and knitted butterflies, as a…

Strappy Pinafore Dress SAL: We’re going to sew this free pattern together in our Sew-Along Katia Fabrics group

SAL Strappy pinafore dress Katia Fabrics

Learn how to sew this woman’s strappy pinafore dress in sizes S-M-L-XL in the next Katia Fabrics SAL. Set up your sewing machine and your Katia Fabrics fabric now to sew this free downloadable pattern. Join the Katia Fabrics Sew-Along Facebook group so we can sew this cool, casual dress pattern with gathered armholes. Use our most summery muslin fabrics like Summer Mousseline Vichy or the Mousseline Tartan. Furthermore, if you share photos of…

Discover 7 crochet patterns for women made with Concept by Katia yarns, a must-have on your crochet hooks this summer

crochet patterns for women

Find your own style among our designs! In them, we combine the high quality of natural fibers with the magic of lace, relief motifs, etc. In short, with all those little details that turn a basic piece into a design with personality. Discover 7 Concept by Katia crochet patterns for women: simple garments with minimalist designs made with the quality of Concept by Katia yarns. Enjoy crocheting shawls, vests, jackets,…

How to sew a summer dress with Akukuna diy, winner of Katia Designers Awards 6 and her free pattern Pegui

How to sew a summer dress

Akukuna diy, one of the winners of our Katia Designers Awards 6 contest in the sewing category, teaches us how to sew a summer dress with her free Pegui pattern. If you like easy and comfortable sewing patterns, the Pegui dress designed by @akukuna_diy is for you! Choose your favorite fabric to make it from the new spring/summer collection and enjoy sewing it. To make this model you can use…

Learn how to knit a baby romper seamlessly with the Lula pattern designed by @mumu_knit

how to knit a baby romper

Maria is a fashion designer for international brands who’s decided to create Mûmû, “a small slow-fashion project full of good intentions”. From this space, Maria supports ethical fashion consumption through Do It Yourself. “I firmly believe that knitting your own garments is a superpower that prevents the castoff of tons of clothes that damage the planet.” @mumu_knit’s patterns are easy to read, include charts and links to videos. To make…

Voile fabrics in solid colors and prints to sew this summer

voile fabrics

The term “voile” comes from French and means veil. It is an extremely light fabric, slightly transparent, and with a multitude of different applications. Its appearance is very similar to poplin fabric, but thinner and lighter. Because it is such fine fabric, it is used in all kinds of designs, also for garments with a double layer of fabric, with ruffles, gathers or drawstrings, and finally as a lining. A…

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