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Friday, July 21, 2017

Distressing Denim Tutorial

80s kids rejoice because distressed denim is all over the place right now and word on the street is it's only going to be bigger this fall! No need to spend big bucks on this fashion trend though; we are here to teach you how to take the jeans you have now and distress them yourself. If you are wanting to keep up with this years biggest fashion trend, keep reading to learn how....

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Unicorn Crayon Case

Hey Y’all! Stephanie Baker here again for my last unicorn freebie! It’s summertime, and if you’re like me, you’re looking for activities for the kids! Here’s a fun one you can make with your kids, and the final piece is perfect for on the go and road trips! 

Introducing Velvety Enchanted Beauty Crayon Case! This fun little felt case has slots for holding crayons and a pocket the perfect size for blank note cards. 

Here’s what you need to complete this project

3 sheets of felt for main piece 
2-3 sheets of felt in coordinating colors 
optional vinyl for free cut files  

First thing we need to do is cut out our 4 ear pieces from a felt sheet of your main color and 2 horn pieces from a felt sheet in a coordinating color.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Unicorn Sleep Mask

Would you believe that Unicorn Week is still going strong?! Even though it's the weekend, we still have another FREE Unicorn project for you! 

This is "Snazzy Glitter Gem’s Unicorn Sleep Mask" and we know you're going to love it! Bedtime will be a breeze as you send your little one off into magical dreamland with this mask.  Plus it's fun to make! 

Materials Needed:
¼ yard of Fleece
Fleece scrap for Horn and Ears
Vinyl if using the SVG file for eyes

Friday, July 14, 2017

Unicorn Tic Tac Toe

Unicorn Week is still going strong and today we have another FREE magical pattern for you!   Stephanie put this one together and it's simply adorable! 

Introducing "Rainbow Star Shimmer Tic Tac Toe"!  Isn't it perfect? 

Your kiddos are sure to love playing this classic game with a unicorn flair, and it's a simple enough with our pattern instructions that they can even help you make it!  

We have this pattern available as a free PDF download, and we also have those adorable eyes available as free cut files too!  Here you go:

That's everything you need from us -- Now the rest is up to you!  We can't wait to see your super fun unicorn sets. Please come share a photo in our patterns group on FB when you're done!  

Let's Create! ~ Kristen 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Modified Briar's: Bodice Ruffle and Crop Top

Today we’ve got a special guest, Serena Garciadiaz with Serena Garcia Photography. You may have seen her work before, and she is the one that captured the fabulous unicorn photos that inspired #CKCUnicornWeek!! She happened to test Briar’s and then just kept on making them, adding her own spin to it each one. She’s here to share how she did it all! Without further ado, here is Serena.

Who is as excited as me for Briar’s pattern release? We LOVE Briar's and all it has to offer. This is the perfect dress for a wedding, flower girl dress, costuming, ball gown, and we loved it for our unicorn photoshoot!

The pattern comes with many different options, a top, dress, maxi, and romper! It’s the perfect pattern to add all those pretty ribbons and trims, mix/match fabric, and the list can go on and on.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Unicorn Coin Bank

Hey y’all, Stephanie Baker here! I’m a girls pattern designer at CKC, and today I’ve got a fun little FREE project for you all!! 

Sparkly Diamond Horn Unicorn Coin Bank is a cute little bank made from any size mason jar. Perfect for Unicorn Week or any time at all!  Let's get started!

Here’s what you need: 

Vinyl for Eyes 

First, and this step is optional, but what unicorn fan doesn’t love some glitter!? So, take that mason jar outside and spray the inside of the jar with your glitter spray paint. Let it dry as recommended. 

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Unicorn Week: You've Been Unicorn-ed!

You’ve Been Unicorn-ed!

We are so excited to announce a fun new game: You’ve Been Unicorn-ed!”  

To play, you will simply put together a unicorn themed package, print out some of the “Unicorn Printables” (linked below) and anonymously drop off your unicorn package to neighbors and friends!

If you get Unicorn-ed by a friend or neighbor, post the “I’ve Been Unicorn-ed” printable in your window. If you are Unicorn-ed on Facebook or from a social media secret friend, change your profile pic to the “I’ve Been Unicorn-ed Profile Pic”.

In the printables linked above, you will also find cupcake toppers, note cards, and even tags for gourmet unicorn poop! Here's your chance to get creative! 

That's it!  Have fun and pay it forward! We could all use a little magic and fantasy in our day!

~ CKC Patterns ~ 

Monday, July 10, 2017

Fluffy Long Mane's Unicorn Neck Pillow

It's Unicorn Week here at CKC Patterns!  Are you ready for seven days of magical fun?!  We're starting it all off with a fabulous FREE pattern just for you! 

Isn't it awesome?!  Fluffy Long Mane is super cute and super comfy, plus it's lots of fun to make!  Simply gather up your supplies, print the pieces, and follow our easy step-by-step photo instructions below: 

Materials Needed:
½ yard Fleece or Minky
Fleece Scrap for Horn
Vinyl for eyes if using SVG cut file
Hand Sewing Needle and Thread


Begin by cutting out your pattern pieces.  You will need 2 mirrored neck pillow pieces and 2 mirrored horn pieces.

Monday, July 3, 2017

Sleeveless Mod for Paxlynn's

Have you seen Paxlynn's Pocket Knit Dress yet?  It's amazing with all its details and comfy cuteness! The pattern is fabulous as written, and today we have a super fun modification to make Paxlynn's sleeveless for the hot summer months!  

Perfection, right?  And seriously, look at those unique pockets! 

Alright, let's get started on the tutorial:

How to Modify Paxlynn’s Pocket Knit Dress to be Sleeveless

Step 1: Lay your back and front bodice pieces, right sides together, and sew along both shoulder seams and down both side seams. Turn your bodice right side out.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Pompoms Tutorial + Wreath

Today we have a special treat for you that is perfect for the 4th of July, or all year round in any color combos you choose!  This free tutorial and project comes to us from Jalpa Parker at Craft Angels. She's one of our pattern testers and super creative, as you will soon see! 

Isn't it fabulous!?  I love the colors and the poofiness of the balls, set out even more by the decor sign in the middle. It's so festive and super cute all around!  

Jalpa is going to teach us how to make the pompoms using two different methods.  The first method is done with supplies you probably already have around. All you need is yarn, scissors, and your hands!