CKC Patterns Blog

Sewing Days and Spooky Nights 2022:  Pumpkin Costume
3rd Oct 2022

Sewing Days and Spooky Nights 2022: Pumpkin Costume

A note from CKC Patterns:  We are so thrilled to be sharing some of our favorite past tutorials (and some brand new ones!) this spooky season as part of our Sewing Days & Spooky Nights blog celebration!  All October, we will be posting…

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Bag Clip for Headband "Ears" and Baseball Caps
19th Aug 2022

Bag Clip for Headband "Ears" and Baseball Caps

Have you seen Redonda?  No really, HAVE YOU SEEN REDONDA?!  CKC's newest bag release is so amazing that we cannot stop talking about it.  It's a grab-your-long-hoarded-fabric kind of sew.  It has everything-- 2 size options,…

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Tips for Sewing with Vinyl
13th Aug 2022

Tips for Sewing with Vinyl

Our resident bag-making expert, Starr, has all the tips for sewing with vinyl!  With all the purses and bags CKC Patterns has, its only a matter of time before you become addicted to making them, like all of us!Hi everyone!  With so many ne…

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Back to the Blog: Flower Headband Craft
27th Apr 2022

Back to the Blog: Flower Headband Craft

A Note from CKC:  We are so excited to be ushering in May flowers after an April of snow and rain all across the United States!  Next week, we will be featuring a "pretty" sale, some giveaways in our Facebook community, and lots of games an…

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Back to the Blog: Reversible Chicken Feed Tote Bag
20th Apr 2022

Back to the Blog: Reversible Chicken Feed Tote Bag

A Note from CKC:  Lately, I have been seeing people all over social media making tote bags out of all kinds of recycled materials, from blankets to Amazon mailers.  And it reminded me: Hey!  We have a tutorial for that!  So I had…

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Make Annelaine's Coat with a Quilt and Bias Tape
24th Feb 2022

Make Annelaine's Coat with a Quilt and Bias Tape

Have you seen the trend all over social media where people are upcycling quilts to make outerwear?  We at CKC are obsessed with this idea!  How cool is it to take something old and make it new again, or take something boring and turn it int…

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2022 Bow Along: Retro Headband
10th Feb 2022

2022 Bow Along: Retro Headband

Note from CKC: We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for any little one's precious hair, and originally from 2014, as part of our "Bow Along Sew Along" . In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will gain ne…

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2022 Bow Along:  Knit Fabric Bow Headband
10th Feb 2022

2022 Bow Along: Knit Fabric Bow Headband

Note from CKC: We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for any little one's precious hair, and originally from 2018, as part of our "Bow Along Sew Along" . In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will gain ne…

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2022 Bow Along: DIY Knot Headband
10th Feb 2022

2022 Bow Along: DIY Knot Headband

Note from CKC: We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for any little one's precious hair, and originally from 2014, as part of our "Bow Along Sew Along" . In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will gain ne…

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2022 Bow Along:  Sailor Bow
9th Feb 2022

2022 Bow Along: Sailor Bow

Note from CKC: We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for any little one's precious hair, and originally from 2019, as part of our "Bow Along Sew Along" . In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will gain ne…

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2022 Bow Along: Scrapbuster Bow!
8th Feb 2022

2022 Bow Along: Scrapbuster Bow!

Note from CKC:  We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for Valentine's Day and originally from 2013, as part of our "Bow Along Sew Along" . In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will gain new lif…

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Bestie's Shared Heart SVG File and Applique Tutorial
19th Jan 2022

Bestie's Shared Heart SVG File and Applique Tutorial

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and Kenlie is such a fun and fast pattern that is just perfect for grown ups and kiddos alike!In fact, it would be a great pattern for you... and your bestie!  Just ask our Kenlie cover cuties!&nbs…

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Back to the Blog:  Heart Pocket Tutorial
12th Jan 2022

Back to the Blog: Heart Pocket Tutorial

Note from CKC: We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for Valentine's Day and originally from 2019, as part of our "Back to the Blog" series. In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will gain new life here…

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Grammie's Christmas Card Upcycle and Memory Book
5th Jan 2022

Grammie's Christmas Card Upcycle and Memory Book

When I was little, the gift tags attached to my Christmas presents were always really special.  They were cut up pictures from last year's Christmas cards!  My Grammie started this tradition in our family, but now my mom and I make our Chri…

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Back to the Blog:  Temperature Blanket
29th Dec 2021

Back to the Blog: Temperature Blanket

Note from CKC:  We are so pleased to share this post, perfect for the upcoming new year and originally from 2017, as part of our "Back to the Blog" series.  In 2022, we will be highlighting posts from our old blog, knowing that they will ga…

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12 Days of Christmas:  Confetti Scrunchie
21st Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Confetti Scrunchie

It’s the 12th day of Christmas at CKC and I think you’re going to love today’s project! We’re going to take one of my favorite quick sews and add some extra festive flair for the holidays! Introducing CKC Confetti Scrunchies!Isn’t it adorable!? It’…

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12 Days of Christmas: Ralphie's Magnetic Alphabet
15th Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Ralphie's Magnetic Alphabet

Its our 11th day of Christmas and although it may be sad we are close to coming to an end, I "triple-dog-dare-ya" not to smile at our fabulous designer, Patty's, entry-- Ralphie's Magnetic Alphabet!This pattern includes 26 letters and easier-than-you…

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12 Days of Christmas:  Frost's Baby Mitts
15th Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Frost's Baby Mitts

Tis the 10th day of Christmas and today we have something just so precious to share.  We are so please to present Frost's Baby Mitts, made with love by our wonderful designer Audra.These mitts are super fast and are available in multiple infant…

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12 Days of Christmas: Mischief the Baby Elf
15th Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Mischief the Baby Elf

We are reaching the home stretch of our 12 Days of Christmas Blog Freebies!  We are so excited to release 4 more this week, beginning with Mischief the Baby Elf.Listen, we get it.  It's the 14th of December.  You have come up with quit…

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12 Days of Christmas: Chunky Reindeer Plush
10th Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Chunky Reindeer Plush

Today is the 7th day of Christmas and we have an adorable new friend from our designer, Tiffany.  This chunky reindeer plush is sure to bring a smile to your face.  I mean, look at that belly?!This guy is so soft in fleece and his simple co…

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12 Days of Christmas:  Jake's Scarf
10th Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Jake's Scarf

It's the 9th day of Christmas and today, we have the most fun and fast scarf pattern. I don't know where you all land after hearing All Too Well (10 minute Taylor's Version), but our admin, Susan, heard it and, relating only to the scarf, she fe…

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12 Days of Christmas:  Chris Kringle's Checkerboard
8th Dec 2021

12 Days of Christmas: Chris Kringle's Checkerboard

It's the 6th Day of Christmas and today is a gift that has gotta get under my tree!  Our amazing designer, Starr, brings us Chris Kringle's checkerboard, an easy and quick pieced gameboard for some guaranteed fun!You and the kids are sure to lov…

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