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Friday, February 10, 2017

Weekly Wound Up

Have you had a chance to see inside any of our new patterns yet?  They have a fresh new look starting with the cover and all the way through to the end. The format is the same easy-to-follow style and we hope you get a chance to see it soon if you haven't already!  We have some really fun new releases this week, so be sure to check them out!  There are also TWO big contests going on this week, as well as a fabric giveaway on the blog.  Let's get started so you don't miss anything!

New Releases

First up this week is Murphy's Trapper Cap! It fits all sizes from newborn to adult and can be made of a variety of materials. Use faux leather for a fun aviator hat, faux furs for a fluffy warm cap, or cottons and minky for an everyday look to match your outfits. Murphy’s is reversible, sturdy, and truly a beginner pattern. You’re going to love sewing it just as much as you love wearing it!

Wisteria's Wings will whisk your little one's imagination into the world of flight! This one size pattern is great fun for many ages. Your little will love to become a fluttery butterfly or a zippy dragonfly. Both patterns are included and provide easy to follow steps! You will have gorgeous wings that they will love to show off, in no time!

Sandra Dee's Rockabilly Swing Dress is here now too, and it is amazing! Sandra Dee is available in both girls and women sizes. It features a scoop neckline, criss-cross straps in back, a princess seam bodice, pockets, built in pettiskirts, and more! If you love the retro rockabilly style, this pattern is all for you! 

If you love our tween version of Cassie's, you're in luck because we now have it available in kids sizes too! (6-12 mos. to 8)  Cassie's Side Swept Hi-Low Dress is a fun dress with an optional heart cutout in the back, side swept high low skirt and an optional built in petti! It's perfect for Valentine's Day and on into Spring and Summer! 

We also have three new embroidery files this week! Celebrate the Tooth Fairy with our new Princess Tooth Applique. There are also two new decorative stitch designs: Cross Stitch Rooster and Decorative Stitch Buffalo. Use them on home decor items, tees, or dresses! All designs come in multiple sizes, fitting hoops 4" x 4", 5" x 7" and 6" x 10".  They are super cute and versatile!

On the Blog

Giveaway alert!  Did you know you can get knit panels in *adult* sizes too?! This awesome adult size panel came from Fabric Obsessions (a custom knit group), and this week on the blog we have both a tutorial AND a fabric giveaway for you!

This week we were honored and excited to be a part of the "Boys Can Wear Pink" Blog Tour put on by Handmade Boy Blog!  We had SO much fun with this project. Come check out all the amazing shots of these super handsome and very pink Ryker's on my little man!


We have two really fun contests going on right now, and they have different themes and due dates.  You can participate in one or the other, or both!  And we hope you do! Here they are:

It's time for our 5th annual Valentine's Day contest! Post a pic of you or your sweetie (of any age) on our Facebook page wall (click here), tag your post with #CKCValentine, and label the CKC pattern you used! All entries are due Thursday, February 16 at 11:59 pm EST.  There will be lots of free patterns going out to multiple winners. We LOVE seeing the love, so please enter!

Are you going to be watching the Grammy's this weekend? How about a fun little contest?! Here's the details:  Pick your favorite celebrity at the Grammy's this Sunday and take a screenshot of their outfit! Use any CKC pattern to make a replica of it. Then create a side-by-side collage and share it on our Facebook page wall with the hashtag #whoworeitbest

Here's an example above! We can't wait to see ... WHO WORE IT BEST!?  Prizes will be given and you have one full week to sew and share! Winners will be announced Sunday, February 18!

Be sure to check out the Designer Deals page on our website! Every month we list some of our top picks to be 50% off. The month is already one-third over, so don't put it off or you may miss out on these awesome February deals!  

And while you're shopping our sales and new releases, don't forget about our automatic Tiered Pricing. The more you buy, the more you save! 

That's all for this Weekly Wound Up.  We hope you have a fun weekend! 

Let's Create! ~ Kristen 

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