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May 2019

Upcycling Course – Make a Skirt from Men’s Ties

May 4 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX
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£25 – £60 6 tickets left

We've been making and selling these skirts at the workshop for a few years, and occasionally, very occasionally, we offer you the chance to come in and make one of your own. This is one of those times!! This course is suitable for those with some experience, but you don't need to be virtually a professional. You will need to be able to sew a seam and fit a zip (we do offer courses on both of these things!!) but…

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Simple Clothing Repairs and Alterations. Saturday Course.

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX
£20 – £50 8 tickets left

If you feel like you're in a fix with your clothes and you'd like to learn to fix them up then this is the course for you, a one day special in altering and repairing your wardrobe. The course covers: Using an unpicker (vital for quick unpicking). Taking clothes in - Bring a simple item to take in at side seams. Patching a hole -handy for jeans or trousers gone at the knee or bum! Seam repairs -  fix a…

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June 2019

Beginners Dressmaking. 6 Week Course: June to July.

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - July 11 @ 8:30 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX
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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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Pockets Galore!! Plan, Make & Add Pockets to Things!!!

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX
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£20 – £60 7 tickets left

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 I shall also teach you how to add them to a pattern. I will show you how to add in seam pockets or patch pockets to…

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Saturday Day Course. Sewing Techniques.

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden,OL14 5PX
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£20 – £60 6 tickets left

A full day of brushing up on your sewing techniques, or learning them from scratch if that is what you need! An ideal follow on from our Beginners Sewing class, we will cover:   Fitting zips (exposed and in-seam) Making buttonholes and fitting the button accurately Making and attaching waistbands and casings How to make darts, pleats & gathers.. We will be making practice pieces for all techniques for you to take home, with comprehensive handouts as well. If time…

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