CKC Patterns Blog

Countdown to the 12 Days of Christmas:  Advent Calendar
27th Nov 2021

Countdown to the 12 Days of Christmas: Advent Calendar

Author's Note:  This beautiful advent calendar is from CKC's 2018 12 Days of Christmas and has been added to our updated blog as part of the 2021 Countdown to the 12 Days of Christmas.  We are so excited to be able to share our some of our…

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Countdown to 12 Days of Christmas:  Elf Clothing
27th Nov 2021

Countdown to 12 Days of Christmas: Elf Clothing

Author's Note:  We are so thrilled to share this blog tutorial for making Elf Clothes from 2016's 12 Days of Christmas as part of our 2021 Countdown to 12 Days of Christmas on the CKC Blog!  We have so many wonderful blog patterns to share!…

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Countdown to 12 Days of Christmas:  Countdown Tree
27th Nov 2021

Countdown to 12 Days of Christmas: Countdown Tree

Author's Note: This gorgeous advent calendar was part of our 2019 12 Days of Christmas and is provided here as part of our 2021 Countdown to the 12 Days of Christmas! We are so excited to share some of our patterns from the original CKC Blog to hel…

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Free Drawstring Backpack Tutorial
15th Nov 2021

Free Drawstring Backpack Tutorial

Today we have a fun and fast project perfect for beginners and great gifts for kids of any age! It comes in three sizes to fit from toddlers to adult. Fleece makes a really fun backpack, but you can make this with woven fabrics as well. Step 1: Fir…

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How to Make an Opening for Nickolas' Drop-Bottom PJs
15th Nov 2021

How to Make an Opening for Nickolas' Drop-Bottom PJs

Did you see our brand new Nickolas' Drop-Bottom PJ's pattern? It's super adorable for both babies and kids. My own older kiddos are even requesting them in adult sizes! We love the traditional drop bottom kiddo look that makes these PJ's impossible…

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Quick and Easy Fleece Hat Pattern
15th Nov 2021

Quick and Easy Fleece Hat Pattern

I am pretty excited about today's free project, both because it is FREEZING outside here, and also because there are a bunch of fleece fabric sales going on this week for the holiday. What a perfect time for a cold weather fleece pattern!I thought a…

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Fleece Ear Warmer Headband
15th Nov 2021

Fleece Ear Warmer Headband

It's the 10th Day of Christmas and today we have the perfect accessory to keep you warm and stylish!Yay for cozy headbands! Our free pattern includes several different styles you're going to love, not just because they're super cute but also because…

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Fleece Mohawk Hat
15th Nov 2021

Fleece Mohawk Hat

Are you ready for another FREE pattern? Today is the 9th Day of Christmas at CKC and Tosha has another fun fleece project for us!Your kiddo is sure to love its comfy warmth and stylish flair! And you don't even have to tell them how easy it was to se…

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Turkey Hair Clip
15th Nov 2021

Turkey Hair Clip

If you're looking for a quick Thanksgiving project that will make a WOW impact on your little girl, today's free pattern is just the thing for you! You can use whatever supplies you already have on hand, and we even have an easy printable template f…

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Shark or Mermaid Tail Blanket
15th Nov 2021

Shark or Mermaid Tail Blanket

We know you're going to FLIP for today's free blog project! It's the Eighth Day of Christmas at CKC and we have been looking forward to this one for a long time! If your kiddos are like ours, they are crazy about all things nautical lately -- especi…

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Meet the CKC Designers (Part 2)
1st Nov 2021

Meet the CKC Designers (Part 2)

WELCOME TO THE CKC BLOG!Time to meet the 2nd half of our CKC Design Team!Suze Vinton is from Haiti and has been sewing for about 6 years! She has designed for CKC for 4 years, and has designed so many patterns, she can’t remember how many, but her fa…

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CKC's Spooky Side:  Patch's Plush Pumpkin
27th Oct 2021

CKC's Spooky Side: Patch's Plush Pumpkin

As Halloween approaches, this free tutorial is perfect for the transition from Halloween to Thanksgiving.  Patch's Plush Pumpkin can be made spooky for the Halloween season, or autumnal for fall!  It is an awesome scrap buster, and alt…

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CKC's Spooky Side:  Light Up Pumpkin Treat Bowl
26th Oct 2021

CKC's Spooky Side: Light Up Pumpkin Treat Bowl

Getting ready for your spooky weekend?  This treat dish is gonna make your scream! It's clever construction will be sure to impress guests or trick or treaters; the carved faux-pumpkin body can even house a battery-operated light for a glowing t…

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CKC's Spooky Side:  Binx's Scaredy Cat Pillow
21st Oct 2021

CKC's Spooky Side: Binx's Scaredy Cat Pillow

We just keep getting spookier here at CKC as we get closer and closer to Halloween!  Today we are so excited to share Binx with all of you.  This sweet little scaredy cat is the perfect quick sew decoration.  He may look like bad…

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CKC's Spooky Side:  Fantasy's Fabulous Fascinator
20th Oct 2021

CKC's Spooky Side: Fantasy's Fabulous Fascinator

We are continuing our blog's spooky take over with something perfect for Halloween and beyond!  Looking for an accessory to take your look over the top? Fantasy’s Fabulous Fascinator is the perfect accent piece for costumes, Disne…

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CKC's Spooky Side:  Wednesday's Dangling Spider Bow
15th Oct 2021

CKC's Spooky Side: Wednesday's Dangling Spider Bow

Things are about to get SPOOKY on the CKC Blog! During the month of October, CKC is releasing 7 unique tutorials on the Blog to help you get into the spirit of the season!Kicking off our Spooky Season, we are launching 2 new tutorials today! First up…

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3rd Sep 2021

6th Day of Christmas: Hemingway's Book Pillow

It's the Sixth Day of Christmas at CKC, and for today's free pattern we have a fabulous project that works awesome for gifts or for your own snuggly reading time!  Introducing Hemingway's Book Pillow!  It's a cozy pillow, c…

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How to Upcycle a Store-bought Tee
30th Aug 2021

How to Upcycle a Store-bought Tee

There are lots of ways to upcycle a store-bought tee, and lots of different reasons why you would want to do it.  For today's tutorial I'm going to show how to take a tee that is too large for a child and make it into a hoodie that is just the…

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