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Shout Out For T-Shirts!!

Shout Out For T-Shirts!! There is a Climate Change Festival happening around Todmorden on Sunday 3rd May. It’s happening at various places around the town, including Water St. We are asking for any pale coloured, or white T-shirts you may have that you no longer want. They are to be dyed green for the marshals […]

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March Saturday sessions are full

All our Saturday sewing sessions in March are full unfortunately. If you’d like to book onto a similar session in the future please contact us with your details and we’ll keep you on our list. The April sessions still have room if you’d like to polish your dressmaking skills up!

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Opening Hours in March

We will be changing our opening hours for Wednesdays during March. We will be open 10-4, and are closed on Wednesday 18th March. Normal opening hours will be resumed in April!

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We’d like to hear from you……. and you could win a voucher too….

We have been thinking about some changes here at cheeky HQ, and we’d really really like your input. Have you done a course with us, if so what did you think? If not, whats stopping you, seeing as you’re on our website right now, so we know that you’re interested. What courses would you like […]

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Next Step Dressmaking Course: What Do You want To Learn?

We are looking at running a follow on from our Beginners Dressmaking course, starting 5th March. But we are just wondering what to teach, setting in sleeves? buttonholes and bound buttonholes? making waistbands and collars? pleats and darts? ruches and adding detail to garments? As the course duration is quite short it’s better to run a course […]

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Next Beginners Sewing & Dressmaking Courses….

Our next Beginners Sewing and our next Beginners Dressmaking courses will both be in January. Due to the advent of Christmas there’s obviously no 4 or 6 week courses running in December, as even if the courses didn’t fall on Christmas and New Years eve and day (which they do this year!) we’d still all […]

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Our First Clothes Swap at Dale St!!

…it’s been a while but we’re hosting a clothes swap, our first one at Dale St, so get sorting out your clothes and rooting out those things that you just don’t wear any more… How it works: Bring your clean, good quality unwanted clothes to cheeky sew and sew on Friday 7th November, before 7pm. […]

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Nov & Dec Craft Stall Extravaganza…..at home & away!

We are taking our show on the road a little bit this year in the run up to Christmas, if you’ll excuse me mentioning it before we’ve even got to the end of October! We are currently booking stalls at Shibden Hall in Halifax on the 15th & 16th November, The Coach House at Littleborough […]

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Creative fun for children & adults at our craft parties!!

We run craft parties for both children and adults at cheeky sew and sew, and it’s all hands on creativity, not kits or colouring between the lines, just lots of buttons, fabric, felt, feathers beads and googly eyes galore to make a wide variety of items. Activities for kids include sock or glove monsters, fabric flowers […]

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Free Parking All Day!!

Yay! the council have changed the car parks opposite and behind the workshop back to free parking!! It only changed to paid parking a couple of months before We moved premises and I’m glad they’ve changed it back….although it would have saved me about £70 odd if they’d just left it alone….  

Upcoming Courses

  1. October Beginners Sewing Class @ Tod College. Weds Eve.

    October 6 @ 6:30 pm - October 27 @ 8:30 pm
  2. Beginners Dressmaking @ Tod College. 6 week Course. Oct – Nov

    October 14 @ 6:30 pm - November 18 @ 8:30 pm
  3. Absolute Beginners Sewing Course – November- Weds Eve @ Tod College

    November 3 @ 6:30 pm - November 24 @ 8:30 pm