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Need a Mothers Day Gift….we’ve got online vouchers!!

Mother’s day is coming up, and it is a day I always look forward too as I get breakfast in bed. Although as my sons have got older I have had to stay in bed later and later to get it, but there you go. If you have a mum who likes sewing, creating or […]


This week….I’ve been re-imagining wedding dresses…

The theme of this week seems to be ‘what to do with your wedding dress’. I’ve had 2 people in with wedding dresses that they love, but are (fairly obviously) not going to wear more than once.  Although I would be tempted to wear it every year on my anniversary if it was a dress […]


We’ll be moving premises……..sometime soon!

We don’t have a final date yet but we will be moving to the Water st/Dale st part of Todmorden late February (we hope)! We will be next door to the 3 monkeys bar, the address is 2 Dale st OL14 6PX if you’d like to google it and see where we’ll be.  I will […]


Knitting Group is running Friday 27th December!!

Knitting group will be running on Friday 27th December, they’ve decided that they’d quite like to do a bit more knitting during the festive period!! Knitting group runs each Friday from 10.30 – 12.30 and everyone at any ability is welcomed. there’s refreshments available and lots of knitting chat and tips and techniques too.


Christmas Opening

Christmas Opening Times are: Open this week as usual Closed next weds to Friday (25th-27th) Open Saturday 28th 10-4pm Closed Weds and Thursday (1st-2nd Jan) Re-open Friday 3rd Jan then open as usual. Have a fabulous Christmas everyone!


We’re all excited about the Christmas Arts Market……

Well we have been busy planning our Christmas Handmade Arts Market on 14th December….currently we will have: Hush Dolls – Rag dolls with a gothic twist Lovely Creatures – skirts and quirky accessories Stocking Stitch Studios – Hand dyed yarns, knitted loveliness, designer knitting patterns & kits Hypothetical Textiles – Quirky hand embroidered creatures, jewellery […]


PLUSH!- Our New Upholstery Service Is a GO!!!

PLUSH!! Our new upholstery service is a go!! And it’s called Plush…. (But you do need to say it to the tune of Flash Gorgon really to get the full effect!) We now have a dedicated upholstery girl, the lovely Robyn Collier, in twice a week on Mondays & Fridays for all your soft furnishing […]


14th Dec – Handmade Christmas Arts Market at cheeky sew & sew!!

Well, we’ve decided at cheeky headquarters to run our very own Handmade Arts Fair on 14th December at cheeky sew and sew. We will be selling our own lovely cheeky sew and sew handmade goodies such as tweed laptop covers, tweed and velvet scarves, tie skirts and dresses and other handmade clothes, as well as […]


Win 2 Free Tickets to the Knitting & Stitching Show in Harrogate!!

We have 2 FREE TICKETS to the Knitting & Stitching Show in Harrogate to be claimed!! Just go to our Face book page and comment, send us a Facebook message message or contact us via for those of you who are non-facebookers. We’ll be doing the old name out of a (handmade) hat on […]


2 x Jones sewing machines for sale!!

We have 2 Jones sewing machines for sale at the workshop, both good robust machines, fully serviced in the last week and good to go! One is a more basic model that does straight stitch and zigzag only, has a free arm attachment, adjustable presser foot tension and will sew through heavy duty fabrics such […]

Upcoming Courses

  1. Sewing Techniques. Weds Eve Course in January

    January 5, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - January 26, 2022 @ 8:30 pm
  2. Upcycling & Refashioning Course. Thursday Evenings

    January 6, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - February 10, 2022 @ 8:30 pm
  3. February Beginners Sewing. Weds Evening

    February 2, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - February 23, 2022 @ 8:30 pm