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January 2017

Wednesday Dressmaking Course- starts 4th January

January 4, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - February 15, 2017 @ 8:30 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
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£20 – £75

Our comprehensive 6 week beginners dressmaking course, suitable for anyone who can use a sewing machine to sew pretty much where they want to and has a yearning to make clothing! We’ll demystify the pattern envelope, instructions and pattern markings with you, teach you accurate sizing, measuring and cutting out, then get on and make a simple garment, including fitting a zip. If you feel you’ve not yet mastered your sewing machine, or you’d like to learn to use it…

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June 2019

Pockets Galore!! Plan, Make & Add Pockets to Things!!!

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
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£20 – £60

THE DATE OF THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CHANGED. THIS IS THE CORRECT DATE, PLEASE IGNORE ANY OTHER DATE YOU MAY HAVE SEEN ELSEWHERE. THANK YOU.   I have decided that this years mission is to add pockets to everything I make at the workshop!! And I've also decided to spread the pocket love around!! On this course I shall teach you how to make various different pockets, handy enough to know should they already be included in a pattern, but…

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July 2019

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

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
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£20 – £50

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 original curved shirt hem and elastic waist and sleeves. If you have a similar dress that fits the child you have in mind then bring…

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August 2019

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

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
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£20 – £50

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 pattern to follow. The pattern is suitable for either adults or older children. You will already need to have some idea/practice of how to follow…

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October 2019

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
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£15 – £30

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 and sew on a potentially rainy afternoon in October and learn all these things and more. How to clean and de-fluff your machine, change the…

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