Category: Tutorials

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Sew A Capsule Wardrobe

How To Sew A Capsule Wardrobe

Here at Caboodle Textiles we’re big fans of the capsule wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe is a collection of around 30 pieces of clothing that can be mixed and matched to create hundreds of different looks! They are brilliant for reducing decision overwhelm, making life easier, more sustainable and allow you to have fewer quality pieces […]

How To Attach Cuffs Sewing Tutorial

How To Attach Cuffs Sewing Tutorial

How To Attach Cuffs Sewing Tutorial Following on from our neckband tutorial, we thought it’d be useful to make a cuffs tutorial too. We have 2 examples here, one is made with jersey and on a relaxed cuff, the other on a teeny baby cuff with ribbing as some people find that easier. Many people […]

How to attach a neckband sewing tutorial

How to attach a neckband sewing tutorial

How to attach a neckband sewing tutorial Today we bring you a fantastic video to help you learn how to attach a neckband. You can watch our video here Attaching a neckband when sewing is a really useful skill for any beginner because anything that needs a top half finishing such as dresses or t […]