Happy Independence Day! You won't see much of the staff around today as we're off celebrating with our families and friends, and we hope you have the chance to do the same this weekend. We want to give you a quick rundown of all that's been happening this past week and then you can be on your way!
Viola's Ruffled Top and Sundress was released this week and it features a simple dress with with two options for length and three ruched ruffles on the skirt. Viola's looks cute alone in the warm months as well as paired with a long sleeve shirt underneath for fall.
We also released some new women and plus size patterns this week. Wendy's Knit Yoga Skirt is now available in women's and women's plus. It's super comfy and stylish! Pippa's Poncho is also available in women's and plus sizes. You can use Pippa's in sheer fabric as a beach cover up, plus Wendy's as the perfect skirt to wear to the beach!
On the Blog
This week on the blog we had Connie from Cranberry Ridge Designs teach us how to make this adorable and super easy party hat. What could be cuter than a matching party hat?
It's time for another free clothing pattern on the blog! Meet Sarah Beth's Stripwork Skirt! It fits sizes 6m to girls 8 and it's completely free!
We've had a lot of requests for this tutorial and here it is! Come learn the simple steps to tie a perfect bow every time. We even have a quick guide that you can pin to use later!
Did you know that we have over a hundred free patterns and tutorials on our blog? Plus we're adding new ones every week. It's easier than you might think to find the ones you're looking for. Yesterday on the blog we showed you our secrets for accessing CKC info so quickly.
Don't forget to turn in your photos for our Fourth of July contest! We already have a lot of great entries and you can view those on the contest page here. All you need to do is post a photo to our wall of your child wearing their red, white, and blue CKC outfit and label your photo "Create Kids Couture Fourth of July Contest", name the pattern, and tag us in the photo! The contest ends Sunday, July 6 a 11:59 est. The top three entries with prizes!
Have you noticed our new website? We're excited about it and trust that it will handle our traffic much better than the old one! Thank you for your patience as we get some final kinks worked out. All previous accounts and orders will be transferred over to the new website. Don't you love the new look?!
It's time to announce our Half-Off Friday patterns!
First off, we have Marilyn's Slim Fit Peasant Dress for tweens, women, and women's plus! Each of the sizes is 50% off all day Friday! Marilyn's is rated as Easy and is intended for use with knits. You will love how quick it is to sew and how comfy it turns out!
Then we also have Cheyenne's Perfect Party Dress on sale for Half-Off! Cheyenne's comes with both the fancy version and the simple version. Both have the halter style straps and ruffled bodice. The fancy version has a double layer skirt with gorgeous "pick-ups". The casual version is also very pretty with its ruffle at the bottom and corset ties that can be tied either in the front or the back. Here are some additional views of Cheyenne's: