Upcoming Courses

January 4 Week Beginners Sewing Class – Weds eve.

Our 4 week Beginners Sewing course is ideal to get you started. We can teach you all the basics including an understanding of your sewing machine, accurate stitching and basic problem solving (or avoiding!) . The course runs on a Wednesday evening most months, running from 6.30-8.30pm and lasts for 4 weeks. We will cover: […]

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

Got a sewing machine, but baffled by half the settings, and what are all those metal and plastic gubbins that came with it? Would you like to know exactly what all those stitches are for? And how do you clean it and take care of it? Does it need oiling? Come along to cheeky sew […]

Make shorts or a ‘skort’ – Saturday day course.

Learn to make either shorts or a ‘skort’ – shorts with a skirt piece at the front, one of my favourites. You can either bring a pair of shorts, with an elastic or drawstring waist, from home to copy, in which case you’ll be done in no time. If you’d rather then we’ve a basic […]

Upcycling Course – Make a Child’s Sundress from a Mans Shirt!

Fancy a bit of easy upcycling? Know a little girl who loves dresses? Want to make a simple sundress for a child? We can tick all those boxes for you with this course. Bring along an unwanted but still loved men’s shirt and turn it into a simple fun dress with a button front, the […]


Pfaff 261 Semi Industrial Sewing machine for sale.

We currently have a rather fabulous machine for sale at the workshop. It's a Pfaff 261, fully serviced, in an industrial table but with a half speed motor, this means you get a lot of power and a good sewing speed but not silly speeds! It's very controllable, does over 50 stitches and sews through [...]

Sewing Bee giving you the sewing bug?

We run a wide range of courses here at cheeky sew and sew, from beginners sewing classes to teach you to get to grips with your machine, to dressmaking, upcycling, rag rugging and make and takes. We have courses listed that are running for the next month or 2 but just get in touch to […]

Upcycling Update – Inner Tubes & Tie Skirts!!

We’ve been busy bees at the workshop with our upcycling of late. We started making and selling upcycled inner tube belts last summer at the workshop, and at markets over Christmas, and now we are adding them to our etsy shop as well.  Upcycled inner tubes are a fantastic material, it’s soft and strong yet […]

Frister Rossman 502 Sewing Machine for sale. SOLD

THIS MACHINE IS NOW SOLD We currently have a sewing  machine for sale at the workshop, a fully serviced, metal bodied machine. It does all this:  5 stitches including buttonhole, drop feed dogs, adjustable presser foot tension  free arm extension table. Comes in a plastic hard bodied case and has a sturdy foot pedal. Fully […]

About us

Cheeky sew and sew is a sewing workshop based in the Pennine town of Todmorden, West Yorkshire.

We offer a wide range of sewing and textile related courses and one to one tuition. You can bring your own machine to learn on or use one of ours, it’s all included. You can choose from 4 week courses such as Absolute Beginners Sewing on a Wednesday evening. Or our 6 week Beginners Dressmaking is proving to be popular as well as comprehensive, on a Thursday evening.

If you would like to just come in for one day then our Saturday stand alone courses aim to teach you to make something in a day, or offer to enlarge your sewing skills in a couple of hours! Courses include Altering & Repairing Clothes, Sewing Techniques, Upcycling Courses, Soft Furnishings, Dressmaking Techniques, Saturday Make & Takes.

Find us

2 Dale Street, Todmorden, OL14 5PX

Opening hours 

Mon-Tues: Private bookings only | Wed-Thurs: By appointments only
Fri: 10 until 5.30pm | Sat: 10 until 4pm|  Sun: Closed

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