Caboodle Textiles

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.

Scissors or Rotary Cutter – the debate goes on…

Scissors or Rotary Cutter – the debate goes on… Scissors or Rotary Cutter - the debate goes on...

So many people have a strong preference to using either scissors or a rotary cutter. Others have only ever tried one type and are cautious to try doing things another way. Cutting tools can be a personal thing and no single tool is perfect for everyone, or for every fabric. Here we give you a […]

A Light On The Situation – Crafting Lamps

A Light On The Situation – Crafting Lamps A Light On The Situation - Crafting Lamps

Having the right type of light when crafting can make all the difference to the enjoyment and ease of your craft time. Low light, the wrong intensity and the wrong position can all impact on your crafting experience and can cause problems such as eye strain. The exact type of lighting you need will depend […]

Desk Tidy Tips & DIY Thread Catchers

Desk Tidy Tips & DIY Thread Catchers Desk Tidy Tips & DIY Thread Catchers

Having a tidy sewing station makes for a much more pleasant sewing experience as you can easily find everything and you’re not overrun with scraps and threads. Due to the many tools and materials we use as crafters there are infinite ways a sewing station can become cluttered very quickly; thread, scissors, pins, clips, zips, […]

Don’t break your back – sewing posture help

Don’t break your back – sewing posture help

When sewing it is vitally important to have the correct sewing posture. Sitting improperly can cause back, neck and shoulder issues. We’ve put together a list of top tips to get your posture right when sewing – but please note this is not medical advice. Please see a health professional if you’re in pain. The […]

Caboodle Club

Caboodle Club

Here at Caboodle Textiles we’re always looking for ways to make sewing more exciting and our Caboodle Club just does that. We developed the club with the intention of providing a little surprise for you each month, plus a whole host of fabulous extras too! We have 3 packages – The Full Package, The Fabric […]