Posts Tagged‘#fabrics’

Take note: 5 holiday season gift ideas for seamstress

This holiday season we are going to help you find the perfect gift for that friend or mother who loves sewing. We have 5 gift ideas for seamstress that develop creativity and increase self confidence once they see something made by them in their own hands. Using our fabrics and patterns, with step by step instructions, it is so easy! 5 Gifts for seamstress 1. Sweatshirt with hood & trousers Pattern for kids. If you still haven’t sewn with elastic knit fabrics, this is the perfect gift.   2. Give one of our amusing and original baby sacks as a gift.…

Sew with Katia Tour II. Jessica Lorraine, Lise tailor y Katharina

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On this occasion the special guests of our Sew with Katia Tour are 3 handicraft lovers who are as enthusiastic about yarns as they are fabrics. The love of sewing has no boundaries and today we are showing you projects sewn from as far afield as Australia, France and England. The same fabric can change radically depending on the vision of each dressmaker. The details, combinations or modifications can make each garment or accessory unique and special. Are you coming to meet them? Sew with Katia Tour II Jessica Lorraine We are starting with Jessica Lorraine, an Australian who is…

Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2018 / 2019: Discover the new collection and take part in our prize giveaway

Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter

The new collection of fabrics and patterns from Katia Fabrics Autumn Winter 2018/2019 is already here. We want to get your imagination going by showing you, in detail, our 8 new fabric universes. In this new collection we’ve been inspired by all the gifts that nature offers us. Autumnal shades of mustard, greens, pinks, melange effects and winter blues are the key colours for the season. Create infinite universes for the tiny tots of the household so that they can dream and fill their closets full of magic. This season at Katia Fabrics we are betting on the versatility of…

5 Gift ideas made by you for Mother’s Day

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What do you think about taking advantage of Mother’s Day to make a gift made by you? Here are 5 ideas that say “happy mother’s day!”with a smile. 5 Gift ideas made by you 1. For those dressmaking mums we suggest this sewing kit to keep all her tools organised and with enough space inside for the fabrics of the project she’s currently working on. It also includes a handle for easy transportation. Furthermore, it comes with a very practical wrist pincushion that your mum will definitely thank you for. Do you feel inspired to make it? If so, all…

Sewing clothes for children is easy with Mónica and our Vintage Universe

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Hi, my name is Mònica and I am more than happy to be a guest today on the Katia Fabrics blog. I am going to show you how sewing clothes for children can be a whole lot of fun. If you already know me you will be well aware that I really like sewing for my own children and that they are lucky to have the majority of their wardrobe sewn for them by their mum. Sewing clothes for children is easy The eldest is 8 years old, Indi is 6 years old and The Olive is 11 months old.…

Spring Summer 2018 Giveaway! Tell us what is your favorite fabrics and sewing patterns

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How time flies, especially when you’re sewing! It’s already two months since we launched our first collection. We are really happy with the great response that we have been receiving. So this is cause for celebration, and what better way than with a spring giveaway prize draw. It makes us so happy to see all the creations that you have made using out patterns and fabrics. And your opinion is very important to us, therefore we’d love to know what it is that you like best about our first collection. Because we want to count on you so we can…

8 must-have sewing accessories for kids

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What do you think about the idea of the babies and kids having, and playing with, handmade accessories? We love it! And that’s why we want to show you these 8 must-have sewing accessories for kids that you can sew at home. As well as being really cute, sewing tiny accessories for babies and kids are also usually really quick projects to do. This is why they are so great for alternating with other more complicated projects. Sewing accessories for baby 1. Sack, Hat and Mitten Set Pattern This is a great project for both giving as a gift and…

Learn how to trace and cut the Katia Fabrics sewing patterns

We know that being confronted with so many lines on a sewing pattern can be a little overwhelming. Therefore, in this step by step post, we are giving you all the information that you need to help make it really easy for you to start sewing straight away. Learn the tips and tricks required so you know how to easily trace and cut the Katia Fabrics sewing patterns. As explained in this previous POST, the first thing you have to do is choose the pattern size that fits your measurements best. Tracing and cutting patterns The next step is to trace…

Create the sweetest baby clothes with our Savana Universe

Would you like to sew baby clothes but don’t know where to begin? Make something special for your baby with all the care and tenderness that he or she deserves? We want to give you some advice and ideas to keep in mind whether or not you are just starting to sew or you want to make up quick and easy patterns. Baby skin is very delicate therefore the best fabrics to use should be 100% natural, soft and breathable. All of our fabrics are cotton rich and the perfect choice for making all kinds of garments. They are also…

Creativity and inspiration in our Creative Room

creative room

Today we want to present you to our Creative Room, a sewing corner full of inspiration that you can visit at your leisure. This is a space where we will bring together a selection of the projects, ideas or tutorials that you do using the KATIA FABRICS materials and patterns. We’re delighted to see your creations, which are all different, and that special personal touch from each one of you that makes them so original. We’re especially excited about this initial instalment because these are the first creations made using our fabrics and patterns that we’ve seen from you. Furthermore,…