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Clothes swap this Saturday!!

  Cheeky sew and sew are again hosting a clothes swap event on Saturday 9th March,  this one in the daytime! Bring along your unwanted clothes and your lovely selves. It runs from 2pm with half an hour to drop off your clothes, get your vouchers. The swap starts at 2.30pm and will end at 3.30. Clothes […]


Vintage News!

I recently acquired a vintage Jones sewing machine, although without the ‘J’, so technically it’s a Ones sewing machine. I found in the box a copy of The Whitehaven News from Thurday March 17th, 1975. It’s only a tenuous link to sewing but was pretty interesting to read so here are some snippets of what was happening in Whitehaven on […]


Patchwork Quilt!!

This is a gorgeous patchwork quilt that Stella has made for her granddaughter  Isn’t it just fab. She not only knits and sews but also spins her own wool, multi-talented gal! She’s a regular at the workshop, both at sewing and knitting groups, and using the sewing cafe and has made some lovely things, but this is one […]


Bear Suit Lady

I recently had a fantastic customer come in to make a bear suit for her partner as a surprise present! It was amazing, all made out of fake fur, with a hood with ears on too. She was a novice sewist and it took quite a while so we had a good opportunity to get […]


Open Day

We recently held an Open Day on Saturday 19th January. It’s the 3rd one we’ve had and all have been popular. We had free activities including learn to crochet, make a fabric brooch or fabric flowers, an excellent way to use up my ever expanding box of fabric scraps. It’s a good way to encourage […]


Welcome to our website!

Welcome to our new all singing all dancing website! If you don’t know about cheeky sew and sew, we are a sewing workshop based in Todmorden, West Yorkshire and offer drop-in sewing by the hour at our ’sewing cafe’ as well as a range of courses, garment making and alterations and children’s and adult craft […]

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