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July 2019

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

July 6, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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September 2019

Saturday Session -Lounge or PJ Pants – 28th September

September 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
£20 – £60

PJ pants making day!! Ready for the cosy evenings heading our way.... Simple to make and comfy to wear, with a drawstring or elastic waist, they're an ideal starter project if you are wanting to make garments or follow a pattern. We will cover cutting out accurately, sewing seams, hems and a casing, as well as making bound holes and using a bodkin!! You will need some cotton fabric (not stretch), although we can provide fabric, it's a limited choice,…

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Saturday Sewing Techniques Course – September

September 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
cheeky sew & sew, 2 Dale st
Todmorden, OL14 5PX
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£20 – £50

Already got to grips with how your sewing machine works? Made a few simple things and want to do a bit more? Itching to get on but just feel your knowledge isn't quite upto it? Read on........ Come along to our Saturday course and learn how to do a few basic sewing and dressmaking techniques to help you take your sewing a step further. We will cover; Fitting a zip Making a buttonhole Making a waistband or casing. Learning to…

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October 2019

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

October 12, 2019 @ 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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