We are looking for some one to help out with our alterations service, it’s one day a week, flexible working hours and £7.50 an hour. You must have commercial experience of clothing alterations and repairs, including altering wedding and prom dresses, suits and coats. We do a lot of taking trousers up, fitting new zips, […]
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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 […]
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!
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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
…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. […]
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 […]
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 […]