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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Weekly Wound Up


Did you miss our newsletter last week? I must confess that I was on vacation with my family!  We made it to Disneyland and we had all kinds of fun wearing our CKC tops and shorts. People noticed our outfits everywhere we went and we even had someone offer to buy my husband's shirt off him right then. (He was wise and said no.) Well, now we're back home and into reality, so let's get all caught up on this week's happenings at CKC: 

New Releases

This week we released seven new patterns including two women's patterns, two girls patterns, one dance wear pattern, one baby pattern, and one doll pattern! Wow! 


First up is Frances' Pleated Dress. This amazing dress has it all, with a pintuck bodice, hemtuck skirt, button closure, ruffled neck, and pleated sash. The classic lines of this dress will ensure that your little lady is looking her very best! 



Next up is Qiana’s Keyhole Leotard, the newest dancewear design of 2018! This fun number features the popular neckline keyhole, both legband and elastic leg options, both full front and peekaboo front options, as well as a fun cut back! 





The next one is for you! Monica's Cold Shoulder Top and Dress is an easy knit outfit that you will fall in love with every time you make it! This trendy look is simple to dress up with beautiful knit fabrics but easy enough for even a beginner to sew. We bet you can't make just one!



Our second women's pattern this week is Cersei's Wrap, Crop, Top, and Dress. This pattern is a true wrap and you can choose between sleeveless, short, ¾ or long sleeves. This design can go from day to night to offer endless styling possibilities! The wrap ties cinch just under the bust for a perfect figure skimming design.



For dolls, we now have the Adorabella's Crossover Dress, Tunic, and Ruffle Pants for her tiny best friend to match the girl version! The pattern includes both pieces and turns out super cute every time. 




And last but not least, we have Arianna's Reversible Jacket for Girls and Babies! Arianna is fully lined which makes it reversible and it has an adorable hood and sleeves that are folded back at the cuffs to expose the lining. The skirt is gathered at the back with an optional bow. Arianna features front pockets that can be embellished or simply add the bows onto the pocket for that classy boutique look. It can be made with PUL for a raincoat or simply cottons for an everyday jacket. 

Remember, all these newly released patterns are 30% off through Sunday night!  Plus we have automatic Tiered Pricing, so the more you buy the more you save! 


On the Blog



This week on the blog you can come learn how to add a snap placket to the neck of any knit outfit! For this tutorial, our awesome tester Audra Chapin mashed our Rainey's pattern with the neck placket from Mason's romper. The step-by-step photos are all here for you!



We did a product review and giveaway for this awesome presser foot set, and NOW we have a coupon code for you to grab it on the Madam Sew website! Use code CKC10 to get 10% off your purchase through 4/15/18, at www.madamsew.com Be sure to check out the other amazing items on their website too!

Announcements



Are you member of our patterns group on Facebook?  If not, we'd love to have you come join us!  We're having an ongoing "Top Encourager Contest" and all it takes to win is showing lots of love to our fellow sewing friends!  We'd also love for you to come post and show us your CKC creations so we can ooh and aah over them too!  Join by clicking here.  


We have a new event starting on Monday!  Come join us for the Tamara's Tulip Dress sew-along over in our CKC Sew-Alongs group!   The pattern is on sale right now so you can grab it and be all ready to go on Monday.  If you haven't done a sew-along before, it's a lot of fun and you can even win free patterns!  

That's it for our Weekly Wound Up!  We hope you have a fabulous weekend of sewing!

Let's Create! ~ Kristen 

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