Posts Tagged‘jersey’

3 women’s garments to sew with our star fabrics: popelin, jersey and waterproof

Holidays is just around the corner. If you like to sew, you will surely love the fact of being able to show off a garment made by you. Sew that special dress to wear at a dinner with friends or a raincoat full of color to walk in the rain with your children. Sounds great, right? Well, let’s not waste any more time and move on to the patterns and fabrics that we have prepared for you. Enjoy between fabrics, threads and patterns with a special project for this Christmas. The poplin, the sweater and the waterproof will be the…

6 new sewing patterns that combine fabrics and tricot: an ideal mix for crafts lovers

Anorak

Combine fabrics and tricot? In the same sewing pattern? Surely you’ve seen tricot handbags, toiletry bags and accessories lined with fabric. But in the case of a sewing pattern, the combination of fabrics and tricot is something new. And the result is fantastic. Many who knit also like to sew and vice versa. In the end what we like are the crafts and the handmade in general, right?. Within the last collection we have included small tricot touches in 6 patterns for babies, children and accessories. Sewing patterns that combine fabrics and tricot Dress + neck warmer + booties +…

Pyjamas for boys and girls! Make the most of multiple jersey fabric options using the same pattern

Kids pyjamas pattern halloween

Most moms and dads would agree that kid’s pyjamas are one of the garments that get worn most during the winter months. True? Kids prefer to stay home and play indoors when it’s cold and rainy outside. Or curl up on the sofa watching a film and eating popcorn. Therefore, we wanted to include this basic in our sewing pattern range for the new Autumn-Winter collection. It is a two piece pattern with a T-shirt and pants with cuffs. Sizes range from 5 – 12 years. And the sewing level is intermediate. Pyjamas for kids We recommend using jersey knit…

7 amusing animal print fabrics to sew with

Animal prints fabrics

We love animal print fabrics and so do the kids. In fact, we wanted to include this amusing and cheerful genre on many of our fabrics right from our first collection. As a result we’ve been accompanied by lions, surikatas, penguins, polar bears, birds, fish and many more. You can combine these prints with solid colour garments, or try an overall look for a more daring approach. Moreover, they offer a different way of adding an animal touch to our handmade wardrobe. 7 amusing animal print fabrics to sew with For the spring / summer 2019 collection we have added…

Learning to sew: How to apply and sew a bias tape and a pocket in stretch fabric

how to sew a bias

In our sewing class today it’s the turn of two techniques that you will use when working with stretch fabrics: How to apply and sew a bias and a pocket. For these techniques we have used the East Kangaroo sweat fabric and the Bodysuit with straps pattern. Stretch fabrics are both comfortable and cool which makes them ideal for sewing summer garments. But before anything else, we have a few useful few tips that will help make it really easy for you to sew with stretch fabrics. Firstly, always use the correct sewing machine needle for stretch fabrics which has…

4 Tips for sewing with stretch materials like jersey and sweatshirt fabric

SWEATER OR JERSEY

In today’s post we are going to explain how to successfully sew fabrics like jersey and sweatshirt. With these recommendations you’ll see that sewing knit fabrics is much easier than you think. These days jersey t-shirt fabrics and sweatshirt fabrics are on trend with people who sew. This is thanks to them being so comfortable to wear and easy to sew, when you follow a few guidelines whilst working with them. The range of elastic fabrics available is very varied depending on their composition. However, they all have something in common, they do not unravel. Our jersey and sweatshirt fabrics…

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…