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 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 […]
We’re very excited to stock some brand new white netting and black netting This breathable light weight fabric is great for making laundry bags, shopping bags and reusable fruit and veg weigh bags or even as a lining in sportswear jackets Fibre Content: 100% Polyester Weight: 104gsm Width: 150 cm Given the versatile nature of […]
Here at Caboodle Textiles we stock the fantastic Made By Jack’s Mums sewing patterns and our fantastic reps have been sewing a selection of them up so we thought we’d showcase them for you. The Penny Pinny is a relaxed pinafore dress. It has either tie straps (which don’t need undoing in order to take […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Christmas Stocking Sewing Tutorial This awesome Christmas stocking tutorial is a beginner pattern for people new to sewing, or those who want something easy to make! Written by beginners for beginners, complete with a downloadable PDF outline to cut out, and clear instructions on how to make this stocking.