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Dream of a handmade wardrobe with nairamkitty

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Hi, my name is Marian, although I’m better know in the digital world as “nairamkitty“, and I’m delighted to be taking part in the Katia Fabrics blog, even more so because it’s my favourite season of the year, springtime. I’m here to explain to you how it’s possible to create a “handmade wardrobe” and even how you can sometimes combine matching looks with your kids. Handmade wardrobe I’ve been sewing for many years and I can tell you that nearly 80% of my wardrobe consists of garments I’ve made myself. It’s something I really enjoy doing, from choosing the fabric,…

Learn how to sew a book cover

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We want to celebrate our very first International Book Day with you. And what better way is there than by combining reading and sewing in one. Learn how to sew this easy and attractive fabric book cover with us by following the step by step instructions. You can make it for yourself or as a gift together with that very special book. How to sew a book cover For this tutorial you are going to need the following materials: Exterior fabric: Poplin: Vintage  Swim Interior fabric: Printed poplin: Savana Mint Wadding (if you want it to be soft and spongy)…

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…

Chita lou puts our Maxi Triangular Bag to the test

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Hello, my name is Sylvia and I’ve never used any sewing patterns made by another person. Which Anonymous Dressmakers meeting, I hear you say: “Hello Sylvia” Joking apart, what I said about the patterns is absolutely true. I’ve been sewing for 17 years and I’ve never used a ready-made sewing pattern. Therefore, I think that this review of the Katia Fabrics Triangular Bag is going to be really useful if, like me, you’ve never used third party patterns, or you don’t have much experience using them. Before I get going, I want to say a big thank you to the…

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…

Interpreting sewing patterns of Katia Fabrics

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Interpreting sewing patterns is something that shouldn’t be complicated, but there are many times when you have a magazine, book or sewing pattern in front of you and you just don’t know where to begin. This is why we wanted to do this post so that we can explain to you what each of the parts of our sewing patterns are composed of. Our first S/S18 collection has more than 50 different garment and accessory designs to choose from. Each one comes in a paper envelope with the name and photograph of the design on the front. Sewing Patterns The…

12 Fabric and Sewing Pattern Universes

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In today’s post we want to show you the amazing S/S 18 Collection catalogue in more detail. Our first collection of limited edition fabrics and sewing patterns divided into 12 Universes following the seasonal colour trends. Each Universe features a group of coordinated fabrics in designs created exclusively for Katia Fabrics by European illustrators. Here is the Pdf  file with the catalogue so you can see the complete collection including all the ideas and proposals we’ve created. [pdf-embedder url=”https://www.katia.com/blog/katiafabrics/en/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/catalogo-katia-fabrics.pdf” title=”catalogo katia fabrics”] Fabric types: Poplin, jersey and canvas. All the fabrics have a cotton base: a material we have chosen…

Discover the magic of sewing with Katia Fabrics

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Here at Katia we have been enjoying ourselves with yarns and projects for more than 60 years. This is why we are so happy to present you with Katia Fabrics, a new project that we have put our hearts and souls into. We warn you right now, you can easily get hooked on sewing. And with Katia Fabrics you are going to transform that special fabric into something unique, and best of all made by you, much quicker than you can imagine.   12 Universes to create A collection of more than 45 fabrics in different print designs, which are…