Posts Tagged‘#sewing patterns’

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.…

The best sewing patterns for beginners. The magic of starting to sew!

sewing patterns for beginners

When starting to sew it’s normal that you might have some doubts or make the odd mistake. We learn from our mistakes, and in this case from the practical action of sewing, because the more you sew the better you get. In order to help you work with the best of ease in this marvellous world of handmade things, the beginners sewing patterns are going to be your best friend. We are the first ones to acknowledge that learning to sew can be a long process. Here at Katia Fabrics we want to accompany you, step by step, throughout this…

Your sewing projects: Get inspired with our Creative room II

Sewing projects for pets

Here we are again with our creative corner to show you the sewing projects that you have been making over the past few months. We can tell that you are all full on with your summer sewing. Don’t you think it’s a time of year when you really feel like getting creative? There’s more free time to enjoy what you like doing best and as a result we’ve found a lot of very original garments and accessories. Like a bag with yarn applied in the form of a painting, or lampshades lined with our canvas fabrics. We’re also going to…

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,…

Baby Knickers Tutorial

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Summer is coming and we want to show you the coolest Baby Knickers Tutorial. As well as being really cute, sewing in small scale has a lot of advantages. You use less fabric and you can organise things more easily when it comes to sewing. So that’s why we are proposing this beginners step by step tutorial showing how to sew a pair of baby nappy cover knickers. Baby knickers tutorial This is an easy sewing project. If you still haven’t tried your hand at sewing clothing this is your opportunity to see how that beautiful fabric you’ve been keeping…

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.…

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…

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…