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Sewing Socials - April/May Beginners Course
Sewing Socials - April/May Beginners Course

Mon, 29 Apr


St Martins

Sewing Socials - April/May Beginners Course

We are running a further 4-week beginner's sewing course starting in April/May. Dates are Monday's 29th April, 6th May, 13th May and 20th May. 7 pm-9pm. Location: St Martins. Cost: £60. Get in touch to book your space.

Time & Location

29 Apr 2024, 19:00 – 20 May 2024, 21:00

St Martins, Rte de Sausmarez, Guernsey GY4, Guernsey

About the Event

Join us on this 4 week introductory course into basic sewing. This course aims to cover simple hand sewing,  machine sewing, making a simple item and some basic alterations. Classes will be informal and relaxed and hope to  encourage a mending mindset. The weekly plan is subject to change depending on the level in the class and individual  interests. 

Materials and sewing machines will be provided. Along with tea, coffee and biscuits.

Example plan below: 

Week 1 Hand Sewing Basics, button hole, hand hemming (inc the use of Wondaweb), small seams 

Week 2 Machine Sewing Threading etc…, seams, hems (how to prepare) 

Week 3 Making a simple item (e.g. a bag) Putting in a zip 

Week 4  Machine Sewing Basic alterations, tapering, shortening sleeves 

Tutor: Julie Embling 

The Location: La Menardais, La Route de Sausmarez, St Martins, GY4 6SG There are a number of spaces at the property or parking can be found a 5 minute walk away at the upper section  by Iceland. 

Cost: £60pp. Please make sure the transfer is carried out  14 days before the start of the course to secure the space on the course. Please let us know as soon as possible if the space is no longer required. Missed weeks cannot be refunded on transferred. 

For questions or to book, email

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