Will I ever learn? Every month I think I’ve got plenty of time to write the next newsletter – and then in the blink of an eye it’s the last few days of the month, nothing is written and I go into panic mode. Each time I resolve that the next month I will be
Another year has rolled round and we look forward to new and exciting times at The Corner Patch. On 4th January we opened the new extension to the shop – Staffordshire Sewing Machines – in the shop unit right next door to The Corner Patch in The Arcade on Eccleshall High Street. We already have
It is going to be a very short newsletter this time. I just wanted to share some exciting news with you – I have this week been approved to be a retailer for Janome sewing machines, and on January 4th 2023, will be opening Staffordshire Sewing Machines in the shop unit next door to The
What a fantastic end we had to October with our second charity sewing day last Sunday, making quilts to gift to refugees recently arrived in the local area We had such a busy day at Eccleshall Community Centre with more than 20 ladies sewing. Some were finishing quilts started earlier, some starting new ones. By
I just want to remind you that we have booked Eccleshall Community Centre, Shaws Lane, ST21 6AU, this Sunday 30th October, for another day of social sewing. Please come and join us; there will be a small charge of £5 to cover the hire cost of the hall. We will be making more quilts to
What a difference a month makes! We certainly experienced some historic events last month with the death of Queen Elizabeth II. We all knew that The Queen was aging and she appeared increasingly frail, but I certainly wasn’t prepared for her passing. Did you spend the day of The Queen’s Funeral glued to the TV?
Wow – what a whirlwind of a month August turned out to be for me! I don’t think my feet touched the ground, but I am not complaining as we’ve had some lovely family times. We started the month with a few days away in Nottinghamshire to celebrate Alan’s birthday by visiting an air museum!
Happy New Year! I hope that whatever you were doing, whereever you were, and whoever you were with, you had a good time over Christmas and the New Year. Thank you for all the Christmas wishes, cards and gifts we were given by our lovely customers. Caroline, Faith, and I, were all very moved by
Hello again – and Happy Christmas. We are in December so I hope you will let me say that! Now the time will fly until the Big Day. I’ve just worked out that there’s only about 20 sewing days left. You have even fewer shopping days left as The Corner Patch will be closing its
Hello again Where does time go when you get older? I can’t believe it’s November already, it feels like I had only just sent out the last newsletter. But then I look back at what’s happened over the past month and see what a lot has been going on. So there’s plenty to tell you