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Sewing Socials - June/July Beginners Course
Sewing Socials - June/July Beginners Course

Mon, 17 Jun


St Martins

Sewing Socials - June/July Beginners Course

We are running a further 4-week beginner's sewing course starting in June/July. Monday's 17th June, 24th June, 1st July and 8th July. 7pm-9pm Location: St Martins. Cost: £60. Get in touch to book your space.

Time & Location

17 Jun 2024, 19:00 – 08 Jul 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 or transferred. 

For questions or to book, email

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