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New Website Features

Out of Stock Notification & Compare Fabrics

Here at Caboodle Textiles we always strive to make the shopping experience better for our customers, one of the ways we do this is constantly tweak and improve our website based on customer feedback.

The latest feedback showed customers would love to be notified when fabrics are back in stock, and they’d like a way to be able to compare colours.

We took that feedback and developed 2 new tools for the website to enhance your fabric shopping! Continue reading New Website Features

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Christmas PJ Patterns to make Christmas Eve dreams come true.

Christmas PJ Patterns to make Christmas eve dreams come true.

Christmas is always a special time, but with more and more families gathering together on Christmas Eve to open Christmas Eve boxes filled with movies and treats and new PJ’s for the whole family there is a growing emphasis on getting cosy on the sofa together. 

Whether you follow the Christmas Eve box tradition or simply gift your kids new PJ’s at sometime during the festive period, you’ll be looking for a Pyjama pattern that keeps them comfy and sleeping soundly through the night and fingers crossed an hour or two longer on Christmas morning.

Continue reading Christmas PJ Patterns to make Christmas Eve dreams come true.

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Simple Patchwork Quilt Baby Blanket Sewing Tutorial

Simple Patchwork Quilt Baby Blanket Sewing Tutorial

This easy blanket tutorial is a beginner pattern for people new to sewing, or those who want something easy to make for themselves or as a gift!
Written by beginners for beginners with clear instructions on how to make this blanket.

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How to Save Money with Caboodle Discounts

How to Save Money with Caboodle Discounts.

We all want to get as much for our money as possible.

Here at Caboodle Textiles we will show you how and where you can save.

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Sewing for Spring

Sewing for Spring

We all know that when spring arrives, and boy has it taken its time coming this year, we love to have a clear out of the old and thing about freshening up our lives and our wardrobes. So with the sounds of my son bouncing around in the garden I have been thinking about whats new here at Caboodle and what fabrics I might use to freshen up the family wardrobe and get sewing for Spring.

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How to know your fabric has enough stretch for your pattern

How to know if your fabric has enough stretch for your pattern.

Sometimes a pattern can specify the amount of stretch required to make the item sit correctly or move with you nicely. In this case you may wish to check the stretch of the fabric you want to use. Continue reading How to know your fabric has enough stretch for your pattern

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What you should know about sewing jersey

What You Should Know About Sewing Jersey

Sewing with Jersey.

Sewing with Jersey fabrics isn’t as hard as you believe. Fortunately, Jersey fabric is simple to take care of and keep looking great. If you’re using a Jersey fabric you don’t actually need to hem at all as the fabric doesn’t fray so you can give basic patterns a try without worrying about finishing touches.

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Sewing for your ‘Wild Things’

Sewing for your ‘Wild Things’

Introducing the first of a series of reviews from Caboodle Textiles’ customers who talk about fabrics they love and patterns which inspire them.

First up is Rosemary with her review of the  ‘Wild Things’ by Kirsty Hartley.

Rosemary asked me to source some lemon yellow soft corduroy and I was overjoyed to see what she made with it. After a flurry of people asking in the facebook group about what the pattern was she’d used I knew this was a certain for a blog review. Continue reading Sewing for your ‘Wild Things’

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Caboodle Textiles Fabric Guide

Fabric guide

Caboodle Textiles Fabric Guide.

A helpful summary of fabrics and their uses, a useful fabric guide to use as a reference for all of your sewing projects.

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