Posts Tagged‘cushions’

Learn latch hooking, canvas embroidery and hand weaving on a loom with new videos and the digital magazine Marrakech

textile techniques videos

Travel through desert dunes and the labyrinth of streets in the Marrakech Medina with these 9 decorative projects. Together with Carmen García de Mora we propose that you discover three different textile techniques to create unique decorative items: latch hooking, canvas embroidery and weaving on a loom. “These decorative projects -created using different textile techniques for the new digital magazine Marrakech– are inspired by desert landscapes contemplated from our homes. Those oases in the middle of immense spaces that people fill with color and freshness”. Carmen García de Mora, textile designer. Learn latch hooking, canvas embroidery and hand weaving on a…

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…

Your sewing projects with winter fabrics: Get inspired with our Creative room VI

Cushion panels nnight animals

It´s almost Christmas time, we are very excited to show you what you have sewn this last quarter of the year with the winter fabrics of the Fall / Winter 2019/2020 collection. And that’s why today we present you the Creative room VI, where you can see a selection of sewing projects that will have sewn in recent months. Soft and warm fabrics accompanied by sewing patterns according to this new autumn-winter season. Many sweatshirts, pants and raincoats accompanied by a wide variety of bags, cushions and accessories. Without forgetting the precious projects for babies . Projects with winter fabrics…

Download 20 free and easy Christmas gift patterns to knit and crochet for all the family

Christmas gift patterns

In around a month from now the Holiday Season will be here…It’s time to prepare the holiday gifts for all the family. If you are running out of time or inspiration, relax! Download free and easy knit and crochet patterns. Choose from a selection of scarves, hats, jackets and ponchos. Furthermore, there are even some blankets and cushions. In addition to this 20 Christmas gift patterns, take a look at the Katia website. Here, you can find up to 5000 knit, crochet, macrame and sewing projects to give to your loved ones. By the way, you also have a chance…

Premium Designers Magazine: 7 knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers

Premium Designers Magazine

At Katia we’ve been designing knit and crochet garments for decades. Knowledgeable in the creative process, the one that transforms our yarns into unique pieces, we publish Premium Designers Magazine. Discover a project dedicated to designers of knitwear fashion and their designs. We invite you to make this series of knit and crochet patterns created by 3 European designers: Lisanne Multem from Happy Handmade Living, Katharina Henkel from Unikathiknits and Dario Tubiana from Rosso Cardinale. Learn about their stories and what inspires them through these 7 exclusive designs for Katia. Happy Handmade Living (Netherlands) My name is Lisanne Multem and…

Berber inspired knit cushion: Add an ethnic touch to your home decor with this design from Mauricette C

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Hello everybody! My name is Caroline and I live in Lille, in northern France. I have been knitting since I was 5 years old thanks to my maternal grandmother Mauricette. She taught me how to knit scarves from leftover yarn. I’ll let you imagine what the results were like! Since 2017 I have been creating my knit and crochet patterns under the name of Mauricette C. In fact, this is my second name too and I feel a very special bond with my grandmother because of this. I have created various collections with the support of Katia and have new…

That 70’s Show knit and crochet cushions designed by Lehandmade using Katia Merino-Lino

That 70's Show cushions

Welcome to our new Craft Lovers! On this occasion, the protagonist of our favourite section is Emilie from Lehandmade. This french self taught knitter and crocheter -located in Madrid- is sharing a very televisual project: That 70’s Show Cushions. Emelie’s hands and head have created two cushion covers which we are sure are going to touch your heart. As the project name indicates, the cushions have been inspired by the That 70’s Show television series. Whether you know this series or not, the patterns for these knit and crochet cushion covers will have you hooked all the same. Of course, count on the special…

5 very easy patterns to knit or crochet with Katia Washi

easy patterns

Whether you are learning to knit or crochet, or whether you prefer simple quick projects… Take note! Here are 5 very easy patterns to knit or crochet with Katia Washi. You already know our tape yarn: soft touch, high yield, easy to work with, very light and versatile. There’s no doubt that it’s an ideal tape yarn for projects as diverse as tops, ponchos, cushions and much more. Furthermore, for this Spring Summer 2017 season, discover 8 new colours from the range of 27 available. Made with Washi Make a summery knit top with only 2 balls of Katia Washi…

Blankets and cushions to pamper your baby with

Baby is coming! If you want to knit or crochet something different to welcome a new member to the family, open your eyes wide and get out your needles and hooks. Here are a few knit and crochet ideas to decorate your baby’s room with love, make his or her cot a magical place to be in or to fill those baby buggy rides with colour. Discover the cushions and blankets in our Katia Baby 72 magazine and knit or crochet pieces full of imagination and tenderness. Knitted cushions that tell a story. Create a unique world of guessing games, singing…

6 ideas to knit for your pets because your home is their home

Do you knit or crochet for your pets? Cats, dogs and other animals in your family can also enjoy the benefits of your love of making things by hand. You’ll be amazed at what you can make for them! A quick Google search will reveal a world of ideas to wrap up your pets. There’s no doubt that they’ll look really cute in little sweaters and hats, but it’s more than likely that your dog, and especially your cat, won’t always be willing to show off these models even though they’ve been knitted or crocheted with all your love. The…