Posts Tagged‘tutorial’

Learn how to sew a children’s caramel bag with a free pattern

caramel bag tutorial

The good weather arrives and the desire to go for a walk and enjoy the summer. In order to carry your most precious treasures, we have created this child-sized caramel bag pattern. You can increase the measurements and do it in adult size and enjoy an original and different accessory. To make this candy bag we have used our canvas fabric. A 100% cotton fabric with a grammage higher than the poplin that makes it a more full-bodied fabric and ideal for making bags, backpacks, or toiletry bags. Discover your favorite print in the new Canvas SS20 collection.   Learn…

Rainbow Mask 🌈 with the new Antibacterial Poplin

The masks for children and not so children can be fun and original. And that is why we have created this tutorial to make the most colorful and happy mask. In Katia, we have incorporated in these last days to our tissue catalog a new antibacterial poplin with biocide and waterproof treatment to make reusable “homemade” masks. In white and 7 solid colors. Combining these colors we have made this beautiful mask inspired by the rainbow that has accompanied us so much these days.   New Antibacterial Poplin POPLIN ANTIBACTERIAN WHITE New Antibacterial Poplin Tecnosani White is an antibacterial 100%…

Crafts for children: Sew some cute chickens for Easter 🐔

chicken easter tutorial

We continue to share simple and easy ideas to do these days with children at home. To decorate your home in a different way this Easter we teach you how to make these fun chickens with fabric. Hand sewing with a needle and thread helps improve fine motor skills in children. Always with the supervision of an adult, of course, we do not want those little fingers to be pricked. A craft to do as a family that they will love. It is also filled with cotton and rice to give it extra weight. You can make them in many…

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…

How to sew a shirt collar: Learn to sew

how to sew a shirt collar

What’s the betting that you think sewing a shirt is a complicated affair, above all the collar, true? Well, in today’s sewing class we are going to show you how to sew a shirt collar with a step by step video. You’ll soon see how easy it is and subsequently you’ll be able to try your hand at some of our awesome shirt or shirt dress patterns. For this project we have used this amusing 100% cotton fabric from the Into the jungle collection:  Jumping Monkeys featuring a monkey print on a white background. For the pattern we have used the…

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…

How to sew a Bucket Bag. See the video with step by step instructions

sew a bucket bag

This summer, sewing a Bucket Bag should be one of your needlework priorities. Why? Well, it’s very easy, it’s quick to make and you can choose your favourite fabrics. But best of all, it will be made by you. Are you ready to make an impact whilst strolling along the beach or enjoying some city tourism? With this step by step video tutorial you haven’t got an excuse. You can wear the bag over your shoulder or across the body, you choose. Furthermore, this model also has two inside pockets so you can easily locate your keys and mobile phone.…

Learn how to sew cuffs and waistband onto trousers and sweat tops

sew cuffs waistbands

In our second sewing class we want to show you how to sew cuffs and waistbands in jersey and sweat or fleece type fabrics. It is an easy step to do, but may seem  little complicated if it’s your first time. Many of the patterns that you can find in our collection are made using elastic jersey fabrics. Which are finished off with cuffs and waistbands. Sweat tops and trousers are the protagonists of today’s class. You have the option of using cuff fabric or the same fabric which the garment is made from. Jersey fabric is more elastic than…

Baby Knickers Tutorial

baby knickers tutorial

Summer is coming and we want to show you the coolest Baby Knickers Tutorial. As well as being really cute, sewing on small scale has a lot of advantages. You use less fabric and you can organize 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…