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Saturday, April 2, 2016

Weekly Wound Up

It's April! Woohoo!  And it's finally starting to feel like Spring around here. Thank goodness too, because we've had twelve baby chicks living in our bathtub for the past two weeks (in their box, of course) and I am more than ready to move them out to their own coop tomorrow! Our sudden snowy weather made them have to overstay their welcome indoors. It wouldn't be so bad, except... well, if you have experienced a newborn baby waking up several times during the night needing you, now relate that to the shrieking of a baby chick in the middle of the night, who keeps jumping out of the box and can't get back in. Seriously?! Over and over again. It's a good thing they're cute. Anyway, I think I'm a *little* off topic here. At CKC we have a lot of other good stuff for Spring coming your way too, so let's take a look! 

New Releases

We have a few new patterns that released this week!  To start off, Alexah’s Asymmetrical Dress and Maxi is a princess perfect dress with beautiful twirl. The bodice features side corsets and straps with multiple tying options for creating a unique look. The corset ties and straps can be made out of fabric, ribbons or lace. The side corsets enable this dress to be made without zippers or button enclosures, and give the perfect grow-with-me fit when cinched. There is short knee length or long ruffled maxi version. You can choose to overlay your circle skirt with one or two asymmetrical skirts.The layers are the star of this dress and give you endless opportunities to create gorgeous looks! Alexah's is available in toddler, tween, and doll sizes. 

Our second release this week is Blythe's Tiered Tunic, Dress and Maxi in girl and doll sizes! This tiered beauty is perfect for special occasions or just for those days when your little one wants to feel pretty! Tunic, dress and maxi lengths are all included in this pattern. The bodice is perfectly fitted with the choice of back ties or a wide sash. It's on trend with the asymmetrical ruffles that can be made with lace or woven ruffles. Blythe's is on sale for 30% off through Sunday night! 

And then, as a super special treat, we decided to release this brand new boys pattern for *free* in our CKC BOYS group!  Gabriel's Reversible Shorts are super sturdy and double the fun! They are fully reversible, with all seams enclosed and separate rises for front and back, making them a fabulous fit and lots of fun! To get Gabriel's pattern, simply come join us in our CKC BOYS group to download from the group files for free. It's almost too good to be true-- except it's not!

On the Blog

Also free for the boys (and men) this week, we have a super fun wallet project on the blog! If you have tried making a wallet before using terrible instructions and ended up throwing it in the garbage... yeah, many of us have been there before. Augh. So I am SUPER excited to share our new free pattern with you! It is clearly written, easy-to-follow, flawlessly designed, and basically all-around awesome. Come check it out!


We had so many great photos submitted in our Easter Contest! Thanks to all who entered! We love being let into your lives during such a special time. Everyone looked so cute and happy. Congratulations to our five winners, whose entries are pictured above: Brittany Jahnke, Alicia Harris, Adrienne Elderkin, Karen Lee Logan, and Cathy Carrico Schmitt! Such adorable kiddos!

Big news!  We are excited to announce that we are now looking for a new women's designer to join us at CKC! We are accepting applications only through the weekend, so if this is your dream job make sure you apply now! Don't delay! If you've never thought about designing, but want to work with a fun team and make some extra money doing what you love, be sure to fill out the application. You never know if you don't apply, right? We will be writing to whomever is chosen next week. Good luck!  Click here to apply through Google Forms:


This weekend our half-off sale is all about patterns that make the perfect pair! 

You can choose from Coraleigh's Reversible Pinafore, Harleigh's Scalloped Pants/Capris, Charity's Swing Top, and Marsha's Flared Pants/Capris. Or get all four -- that's totally acceptable too. 

 Harleigh's and Coraleigh's pair up beautifully for a spring outfit using your favorite woven prints. Look at those gorgeous scallops! 

Charity's and Marsha's make the perfect comfy pair, whether you are headed out for the day or staying in! They're made of soft knit, so you can look trendy while still feeling fabulous! 

These patterns are on sale in all sizes this week, so be sure to snatch up these two perfect pairs for 50% off!

Don't forget that we have automatic Tiered Pricing too, so the more you spend the more you save! 

This wraps up our Weekly Wound Up!  Just to let you know, next week we are going to mix up our new release schedule a bit, by releasing patterns on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. We're excited to show you what we have coming!  Enjoy your weekend. 

Let's Create! ~ Kristen 

1 comment:

  1. Girls fashion and their age are always inversely proportional. You have fantastic stuff on this blog that keep the girls young and beautiful with you fashion tips. Being a fashion artist I really appreciate your efforts and work.
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