Posts Tagged‘sewing’

How to easily sew a face mask with fabric 😷

face mask tutorial

We were not sure whether to do this face mask tutorial, we had many doubts since we have received many opinions about it of all kinds. But we believe that if something can help someone, it will already have been worth it. At first, we did not want to do it, but at your requests, we have created a tutorial of homemade fabric mask (non-sanitary) that we hope will be useful and easy to do. Taking into account all the recommendations that we are going to comment below and knowing that they are not for sanitary use: – They are…

Learn to sew from home with us #sewingathome and you?

sewing at home

Right now being at home is a priority, we want to do our part to help you with your favorite hobby: sewing. That the time you spent at home is fun and allows you to develop your creativity. For our part, in the coming days, we will share through this blog and all our social networks, tutorials, tips and ideas about sewing. The crafts, in general, are therapy, they help you focus and improve patience. They transport you to a state of mindfulness that relaxes your mind, calms you, and makes things flow better. Enjoy sewing and create something special…

Sewing Hack: Learn to modify a raincoat pattern step by step with Sasha

sewing hack raincoat

My name is Sasha and I’m the designer and maker behind Secondopiano. For me a pattern is just a starting point. That’s why, when I saw the Katia Fabrics raincoat pattern, I immediately wondered how I could modify it to reflect my personal style and taste. Without worrying about adjusting the pattern, because the KatiaFabrics sewing patterns fit perfectly, I made the following sewing hack. Sewing Hack First, I chose the Waterproof Women’s Rain fabric with a beautiful and dreamy print. Without a doubt, it is an ideal Lady Desidia design to illuminate the rainy days. I prefer using strong…

8 essentials of fabrics and sewing patterns of Katia Fabrics

jumpsuit pattern for kids

Just a few days to celebrate the change of the year, we want to show a compilation of the 8 essentials of fabrics and sewing patterns Katia Fabrics of this 2019. There have been many sewing patterns that we have been incorporating into our current collection. And new fabrics such as denim, a must for summer and the resistant waterproof for all seasons. Comfortable fabrics such as jersey and plush have been a must throughout the fall/winter season. Dresses, sweatshirts, baby bags, cushions, bags, and accessories. All of them made with exclusive designs and fun and original prints. 8 essentials…

5 girl dresses to shine these holidays: patterns with step-by-step instructions

kid dress with snakes

We present 5 girl dresses to shine at family meetings during Christmas parties. Morning walks, snacks in that special cafe to eat a warm drink, dinner at grandparents’ house. Special days where the important thing is not what but with whom. And also days to get ready and wear our best clothes. Girls and their dresses these days are a must, but without losing comfort so they can enjoy freely. We have selected 5 sewing patterns of dresses with various combinations of fabrics for all tastes. 5 girl dresses to shine these holidays Poplin dresses Our favorite dress is the…

Learn to sew: How to finish seams and hems without having an overlock

finish seams and hems

In our sewing class today we show you how to make good finish seams and hems with your sewing machine. Have you ever wondered if with a normal flat machine you can make all the stitches or if an overlock is necessary? An overlock, also known as a serger, differs from a traditional sewing machine in that it is capable of sewing with two, three, four or five threads. Is a kind of stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of cloth for edging, hemming, or seaming. Usually, an overlock sewing machine will cut the edges…

How to sew a Christmas stocking. Sewing tutorial for beginners with the Christmas collection

Christmas stocking

This holiday season we are featuring a tutorial that shows you how to sew a Christmas stocking. This is a simple project that can easily be made in an afternoon. Moreover, add your own decorations and accessories to create a unique and special touch to your home. Christmas stockings are a basic must-have item. Above all, for the little ones of the household who will be delighted to search inside them for sweets and gifts. Make more than one and get creative with different fabric and print combinations. Can’t you already imagine them hanging by the Christmas tree? You will…

Let’s sew with the new Halloween collection: how to make a monster cushion with sounds

monster cushion tutorial

Hi, I’m Ekaterina and for my blog Diyctators.com I create easy to follow instructions for DIY  children’s clothes that are fashionable and practical with a playful extra, that every kid loves. My two sons are my biggest inspiration. They guide me to extraordinary and cool ideas through their fantasy. Since my first experience with Katia Fabrics, I am in love with the great modern prints and the child-friendly quality. The way the tissues look in a single piece of clothes is as great as in a whole kiddo`s outfit. I’ve already sewn a pair of cute baby accessories and a…

Have fun this season with the new ready to sew and enjoy cushion panels. 1 panel = 4 cushions

Foxes panel

One of the most amusing novelties for this season is the cushion panel. Each panel comes ready to be cut, sewn, filled and enjoyed. Make 3 or 4 character or animal cushions to decorate your room using only 1 panel. We have 5 models in two of our key fabrics; poplin and jersey. You will not be able to stop hugging these soft fabrics on cooler winter nights. Monsters, owls, bats and foxes are the protagonists featured on these original cushion panels. In the sewing world, this is a very easy project suitable for beginners. It is very quick to…

10 sewing tips for beginners you should know before you start sewing

Are you learning to sew and looking for some useful tips to help you achieve the best results with your sewing machine? Then look no further. In today’s post we have compiled a list of 10 sewing Tips for beginners. Sewing is an art, in fact it borders on the magical when a piece of fabric is transformed into something useful, beautiful, and furthermore, made by you. Progress from basic designs to more advanced creations whilst learning new techniques along the way that will help improve your results. We are going to share 10 tips for beginners that are going…