CKC Patterns Blog

Paisley's Patchwork Skirt
18th Jun 2024

Paisley's Patchwork Skirt

I had mentioned the other night when I posted that we had BIG plans for this blog. Its going to be a slow process getting it going, but I assure you, you are going to like what you see! lol. So...let us commence: Free Tutorial Tuesday!!!! Obviously,…

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Sewing Tutorial for Wireless EarPods Case
16th Jun 2024

Sewing Tutorial for Wireless EarPods Case

I have been so excited to use my new wireless ear pods, but I have one problem... I'm always losing my case! This can be as big problem when they run out of battery life and I'm left digging through my bags to find it.  Even if…

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Conversation Heart Pillow
2nd Feb 2024

Conversation Heart Pillow

Last week we showed you how to use iron-on vinyl to personalize your outfits.  Today we're going to teach you a similar, but not-so-similar, technique that also turns out AMAZING.  It's called "Deco Foil" and it can give you a shiny foil…

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Zippy Lips Makeup Pouch
12th Jan 2024

Zippy Lips Makeup Pouch

 Valentine's Day is coming up and that means lots of hearts, confetti, chocolates, and of course... shiny red lips!  Today's free project can be used for storing and packing around all kinds of little things! For us, it will be my daughte…

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Ruffled Chair Envelope
12th Jan 2024

Ruffled Chair Envelope

Ah, love is in the air! Valentine's Day is coming up and for many of us that means helping our kids make valentines for family and friends. Soon our homes will be filled with pink and red scraps and glitter glue everywhere. I love seeing my kids get…

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How to Finish the Seams as You Sew
12th Jun 2023

How to Finish the Seams as You Sew

If you are somewhat new to sewing, you may have questions about how to "finish" your seams.  We recommend that you do finish all your seams as you sew them, unless otherwise specified in the pattern. Finishing your seams means that you are app…

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Family Craft Series:  Berries in the Snow Garland
22nd Dec 2022

Family Craft Series: Berries in the Snow Garland

Today is day 12 of our 12 days of freebies and also our second installation of our Family Craft Series!Our Family Craft Series focuses on family-friendly crafts that are meant to last, with support for how to do this with a wide range of abilities an…

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12 Days of Christmas 2022:  Patchwork Bed Scarf
21st Dec 2022

12 Days of Christmas 2022: Patchwork Bed Scarf

It's the 11th Day of Christmas and we are returning with another "Post from Christmas Past!"  Originally published in our 12 Days of Christmas from 2014, we are so excited to share this bed scarf with a new audience!Just a little gift from us to…

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12 Days of Christmas 2022:  Buffalo Gals Table Runner
20th Dec 2022

12 Days of Christmas 2022: Buffalo Gals Table Runner

"Buffalo gals. won't you come out tonight?Come out tonight?Come out tonight?Buffalo gals won't you come out tonightAnd dance in the light of the moon?Its the 10th day of Christmas and today we have a very special tutorial.  Buffalo plaid is ever…

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12 Days of Christmas 2022:  Scout's Carry-All Mini Bag
17th Dec 2022

12 Days of Christmas 2022: Scout's Carry-All Mini Bag

"They know that Santa's on his way!  He's loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh...."Welcome to DAY 9 of the 12 days of Christmas!  Santa may be packing his sleigh, but you will be able to hold more than you think with today's little…

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12 Days of Christmas 2022:  Elf Hat
14th Dec 2022

12 Days of Christmas 2022: Elf Hat

Sorry for the technical difficulties this week, but we are BACK in business!  We are on Day 5 of the 12 Days of Christmas today and we are sharing a... This darling Elf hat initially premiered on our blog in 2018.  We are so proud to s…

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12 Days of Christmas 2022:  The Velocious Vest
9th Dec 2022

12 Days of Christmas 2022: The Velocious Vest

One the 4th day of Christmas, CKC gave to me...The Velocious Vest to make so quickly!Have 10 minutes and a throw blanket (or large rectangle of fabric)?  Then you can whip up a Velocious Vest before you head out the door!  Today's freebie c…

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12 Days of Christmas 2022:  Santa's Treat Placemat
6th Dec 2022

12 Days of Christmas 2022: Santa's Treat Placemat

"On the first day of Christmas, CKC gave to me...Santa's Treat Placemat for Christmas Eve!"This time of year is so fun on our blog because we offer 12 unique gifts for you--- for free!  Come back every evening for gift ideas, decorations, family…

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Family Craft Series:  Craft Felt Chain Garland
21st Nov 2022

Family Craft Series: Craft Felt Chain Garland

I am the mother of 2 incredibly busy kiddos.  In our house, play doh is a necessity, jumping on the trampoline happens daily, and we almost ALWAYS have art supplies out.  Sometimes those art supplies are taken out by a grown up to do a fami…

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Mrs. Claus' Pocket Potholder
16th Nov 2022

Mrs. Claus' Pocket Potholder

Are you looking for a scrap-busting, fast, CUTE project to get you in the mood for cooking?  Or are you headed to a chef's home for the holidays and don't want to show up empty handed?  (That second one sounds more like me, LOL!)  …

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Everything You Need to Know About CKC's Projector Files
8th Nov 2022

Everything You Need to Know About CKC's Projector Files

CKC has HUGE news to share with you and we are over the moon about this announcement. We are excited to share that CKC will begin to include projector files with the new pattern releases!!!If you are unfamiliar with sewing with a projector let me say…

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