Loading Events

Past Events › Advanced Course (some skill required)

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

March 2014

6 Week Basic Dressmaking Course – 6th March to 10th April

March 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - April 10, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
cheeky sew and sew, 22 Rochdale Rd
Todmorden,OL14 7LD

Well we've been threatening to run it for a while but now it's finally here.....Basic Dressmaking!! there's too much to fit in to 4 weeks so its going to run for 6 weeks, on a Thursday evening and will cover: Understanding your pattern instructions and markings Transferring your pattern markings Accurate cutting out Fitting a zip or making a buttonhole Pinning and sewing a garment Plus any other help or support you need as you go. As usual class sizes…

Find out more »

Zip it! Button it! 8th March

March 8, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew and sew, 22 Rochdale Rd
Todmorden,OL14 7LD

A one day, 2 1/2 hour course in fitting zips and making buttonholes. Covers using a zip foot, fitting an exposed zip and a concealed in seam zip. You'll also learn how to use a buttonhole foot, and use machines with a 4 step buttonholer. As well as accurately place and sew a button hole and accurately place and sew a button! Ideal for those who have done our beginners sewing course and would like to learn a few more…

Find out more »

April 2014

‘Skirt in a Day’ Course

April 26, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew and sew, 22 Rochdale Rd
Todmorden,OL14 7LD

Fancy turning your hand to some basic dressmaking, or skirt making to be more precise? Come along to our Saturday course and make a basic skirt to your measurements in just one day. We'll cover either fitting a zip or making a buttonhole if you need to learn, or you can use ribbon ties or elastic if you'd rather! Then learn to make a simple straight, A-line or circle skirt to sashay around in and impress all your friends. Skirts…

Find out more »

July 2014

Make a Vintage Shift Dress. 26th & 27th July

July 26, 2014 @ 11:00 am - July 27, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX

We are running a weekend course in making a vintage 1960's shift dress. We will cover using a pattern, accurate cutting, pinning & sewing, fitting a zip, making and adding facings and adding trim. It's a gorgeous summer dress, there's one in the window of the workshop if you'd like to take a look. It's a ten hour course over 2 days and class sizes are small so there's plenty of one to one time with the tutors, and lots…

Find out more »

January 2017

Wednesday Dressmaking Course- starts 4th January

January 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - February 15, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX
+ Google Map
£20 – £75

Our comprehensive 6 week beginners dressmaking course, suitable for anyone who can use a sewing machine to sew pretty much where they want to and has a yearning to make clothing! We’ll demystify the pattern envelope, instructions and pattern markings with you, teach you accurate sizing, measuring and cutting out, then get on and make a simple garment, including fitting a zip. If you feel you’ve not yet mastered your sewing machine, or you’d like to learn to use it…

Find out more »
+ Export Events