Caboodle Textiles

Caboodle VIP Club

Caboodle VIP Club

Here at Caboodle Textiles, we’re always looking for ways to make sewing more exciting.  Our Caboodle Club does just that. We have adapted our previous Caboodle Club to be even more flexible! The Caboodle VIP Club is the perfect way for you to completely control your fabric stash. The new-look club gives you access to […]

Pattern Weights – what do you use?

Pattern Weights – what do you use?

Pattern weights are a lifesaver for sewing. They weigh the pattern down allowing you to trace or cut around it without it shifting or using pins. Weights are beneficial in so many ways, here’s just a few of our favourite reasons for using them: Quicker than pins to use Easier to make adjustments if you […]

Tidy Spaces – Fabric Storage & Machine Set Ups

Tidy Spaces – Fabric Storage & Machine Set Ups

Having an organised and tidy sewing space has many benefits. It’s much easier to find things in an organised environment, your fabrics will stay in nice condition and it’ll be quicker to get actually sewing. We have blogged about keeping a tidy desk before – read that blog post here – but we didn’t touch […]

Which Sewing Thread To Use – The right thread for the job

Which Sewing Thread To Use – The right thread for the job

Knowing which sewing thread to use can be a minefield of information so we have put together this handy guide to make choosing the thread for your project a breeze. Some machines prefer a certain brand of thread and using a different brand can cause problems, this is very specific to certain machines so it […]

Smooth things over – Best irons and how to maintain them

Smooth things over – Best irons and how to maintain them Ironing and Sewing

Whether you love or loathe ironing, in sewing it is a must have to get that professional finish. A good iron can be the difference between perfectly crisp hems and a wrinkled mess despite ages of pressing. Knowing what is the best iron for sewing can be a minefield so we’ve put together a selection of recommendations plus top tips to look out for when on the hunt for a new iron.