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Friday, April 18, 2014

Friday Recap

If you like big sales, exciting announcements, and really great new patterns then this week's recap is going to be a good one for you! Let's take a look: 

New Releases


Michael's Muscle Tee is a must-have for spring and summer! Your boy will love the comfy fit and it comes with an optional chest stripe to mix and match with his favorite shorts. Michael's is a super quick and easy sew and you'll soon find that your boy wants one for every day of the week! 


This magical pattern is Pixie's Petal Dress and it comes with a bonus flower tutorial for the perfect icing. We don't need to say much more about this dress - we can all see how amazing it is! 


We released two new Tween patterns this week.  First is Daphne's Bubble Skirt, which has a flat front waistband, an attached sash, and options for either a shirred or elastic waistband.  The second tween pattern is Isla's Knit Ruffle Shorts and your daughter is going to want several pairs of these comfy shorts! 


Tabitha's Knit Top and Dress was released just yesterday! Tabitha's has a sleeveless and short sleeve optiona and a new scoop neck style. There are also three skirt options included: simple straight skirt, ruffled, or trim band. There are also optional bodice ruffles. This pattern will still be 30% off for a few more hours today, so grab it before it's too late! 

On the Blog


This week on the blog, Deborah Koch joined us for our Monthly Mash-up in which she combined Lorelai's and Yvette's dresses to make this gorgeous new dress. 


For How-To Tuesday we showed you this great tutorial for making a knit turban for yourself or your little one. They are fun to make and even more fun to wear! 


Software updates are causing a lot of us to have issues printing our PDF pattern pieces.  But there is a solution (hooray!) and on Wednesday's blog we explained how to print accurately even with new changes to Windows 8



Remember the turban tutorial we did on Tuesday? Well, we''re having a mini contest on the blog where you can win a free pattern by sewing a turban for your little cutie!  The rules are in the contest blog post here. 

Announcements


Our "I Love PDF Patterns" magazine is now live and ready to purchase! We can get the digital copy on Etsy here or the printed copy on the magcloud website here.  When you order the printed copy you will also receive the digital version for free!  The first issue includes five patterns plus tutorials, recipes, printables, crafts to do with the kids, interviews, business articles, and so much more! 

Sales


The ad above says it all! We're having a huge Easter Sale right now until Sunday night. Select patterns are 30% off and yes they combine for tiered pricing today with the other sales we have going on! Happy Easter!



Today's Half-Off Friday pattern is Kara's Triple Ruffle Pants and Capris! These darling pants are versatile and so fun to match with our different frilly tops. You can get this pattern for 50% off all day Friday. Here are a few more pictures of Kara's, just for fun: 




Thank you to our fans for another great week here at CKC! We hope you all have a happy Easter weekend. 

Let's Create! ~ Kristen 

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