Learning to sew is always an exciting time but it can be quite overwhelming to figure out all the things you need to know along the way. We thought we’d give you a helping hand by compiling our favourite tips for beginners sewers to make your life easier! Make sure you have the right tools […]
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 […]
Sewing is a joy but everybody has an aspect of sewing they wish would be a little bit easier, whether it’s attaching cuffs, hemming, maintenance, and much more. We’re a big fan of a good sewing life hack so we’ve compiled this blog post with 10 of our favourites! If there’s a sewing tip we’ve […]
We get asked all the time for recommendations for fabrics for reusable goods. Here we will give you a quick guide to our different options so you can choose the fabric which is right for you. The most popular fabric right now for reusable products is the bamboo terry towelling. Bamboo Terry Towelling Fabric is […]
We all know that with any sewing project you will get left with scraps, and from an environmental perspective as well as a value for money perspective, it’s best to get as much use from your fabric as you can. With that in mind, we thought we’d share some of our favourite uses for scraps […]
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 […]
Sewing To Sell – A Guide To Starting A Sewing Business Recently in our Facebook group we’ve had lots of questions about turning a sewing hobby into a fully fledged business – there’s lots of things to consider and know about before embarking on that journey so we asked for the expertise of Ana from […]
Solid & Ribbing Colour Matching Here at Caboodle Textiles we know what it’s like when you find the perfect print but aren’t sure what solids or ribbing go with it, similarly it can be frustrating to not know which solids colour match to which ribbing to ensure professionally finished garments. We wanted to make that […]
What is the difference between Teddy and Sherpa? We often get asked what the differences are between the two. It’s hard to tell from a product photo what those differences might be. So we will give you the simple steps to knowing what to expect when you order one of our fabrics. Teddy : Teddy […]
At Caboodle Textiles we aim to ensure that every aspect of our activities is conducted in accordance with good environmental practices.
Your consumer spending power can change the world It may feel like the clothes you make have no influence on the big sellers in the fashion industry but it really does make a difference. When you choose to buy your own fabrics and treasure the items you make there is a ripple effect across the […]
New Customisation for Gift Vouchers With a fresh look across many areas of Caboodle its time to introduce you to the latest feature. We’ve given our Gift Vouchers a new set up which puts you in the driving seat.