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Saturday, January 30, 2016

Weekly Wound Up

It's going to be one of those weekends. The kind where my daughter has a dance competition in one city while two of my boys have ball games in two different cities, all at about the same time. I'm pretty sure it's going to be tricky for two parents to be in three places at once, so if anybody has a magic solution for that, be sure to let me know! Even so, we've had an exciting and busy week here at CKC too, so it seems I have my work cut out for me. Be sure to stick around and see all the great patterns, announcements, and promotions we have going on! Lots of great stuff ahead. 

New Releases

For starter's, we have two new releases that go hand in hand! Introducing Emmalyn's and Elijah's Knit Cardigans! They are super trendy, very adorable, and here's why you want both: Emmalyn's has raglan style sleeves; Eljah's has regular. Emmalyn's has a slimmer girly fit; Elijah's is looser at the shoulders/chest, perfect for boys. Emmalyn's has slimmer style bands and adorable slant pockets with trim; Elijah's has wider bands and grandpa-style pockets.

They BOTH include two versions: pull-over and button-up. Both come in multiple sizes: Emmalyn's for Dolls, Babies, and Toddlers; Elijah's for Babies, Toddlers, and Tweens. These two patterns are your new brother/sister must-have's for comfy knit this winter and even on into spring!

This week we also released Callahan's Ruched Peasant Dress for Babies, Girls and Tweens! Callahan's has two fun skirt options: stripwork and simple. The stripwork skirt puts a unique ruched twist on the typical stripwork skirt, and is perfect to showcase a collection of fabric coordinates. The simple skirt option is highlighted by a beautiful ruched band around the bottom -- perfect for highlighting one favorite fabric on the skirt. All sizes of Callahan's are on sale for 30% of this weekend only. 

On the Blog

Did you know that you can make your own piping? It's true! And it's not difficult at all to learn! Come see how on the CKC blog, and you can even get some practice with our FREE (and adorable) piped pillow project!


You have just a couple more days to get our January Monthly Mix Up. This is definitely one you need to get, because it includes a little of everything! You get a retro romper, a comfy knit two-piece, a knit dress with multiple lengths, and two great girly dresses! Five awesome patterns for only $18. January's Mix Up ends early Monday morning, when we'll be putting up February's Mix up! 

It's time for our next Sew-Along and this one is a CKC favorite. Blanche's Frilly Top/Dress is one of our Top 5 Best-selling patterns of all time! Right now you can get the pattern for 50% off, and then come join us in our CKC Sew-Alongs group. Our Blanche's sew-along begins on Tuesday, February 2, but you can join the group any time before then. See you there! 


Our first Weekly Wound Up pattern that's on sale for 50% off is Brenna's Bubble Shorts in Toddler, Tween, and Women's sizes! These adorable shorts have a fun and easy design that will be a perfect addition to any spring or summer outfit! They look adorable with all of our top patterns, but their little sassy design looks cute paired with a store bought shirt as well! We include measurements for both ruffle waist and non-ruffle waist shorts. You will love how cute and simple these are!

Cece's Circle Skirt is also 50% off this week! How can you go wrong with such a classic? This is a great pattern for those who are new to sewing, and more experienced seamstresses can let their imagination go by creatively embellishing this skirt. This is an adorable style that is perfect for any season so make sure you pick it up while it's on sale for 50% off!

Caroline's Princess Peasant Top/Dress features a sweet split-front skirt, center bodice ruffles, and other girly details your diva will love!  It has three sleeve length options so you can get great use from this pattern all year long. (Want to hear a little secret? This top/dress was a best seller in my personal boutique. Customers love it! You're welcome.) You can get Caroline's in doll, baby, or girl sizes this week for 50% off!

Our final sale pattern for this weekend is Simone's Chiffon Simple or Ruffled Dress! If you're still looking for the perfect Valentine's Day dress, this one would be it! The pattern includes multiple options like simple or ruffled skirts, overlays for both the bodice and the skirt, and an optional attached sash. Not only do we give you lots of options for making this dress your own, but there are also tons of techniques to learn while making it. Instructions are included for understitching, french seams, and a fully enclosed bodice. Be sure to get Simone's while it's 50% off!

 If all those sales weren't enough to get you shopping-crazed, you can also keep in mind that our tiered pricing goes into effect automatically, so the more you buy the more you save! 

That's it for our Weekly Wound Up. We hope you have a great weekend! 

Let's Create! ~ Kristen

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