12, High Street, Eccleshall 
Stafford, ST21 6BZ 
 
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Classes & Workshops 

Classes & Workshops 
The current programme of classe and workshops has been suspended owing to the current Covid 19 restrictions. We will rearrange these sessions as soon as the situation becomes clearer. 
In the meantime please take a look at the workshops we offer. 
 
We offer a range of workshops and classes suitable for all ages and abilities unless otherwise stated.  
 
We have introduced some new topics in response to requests so you will now find bag making, felting and some general sewing and dressmaking classes as well as patchwork and quilting. 
 
All our classes are taught in a friendly and informal atmosphere; numbers are limited to a maximum of 6 per class to ensure you will receive a lot individual attention and can progress at your own place. For dressmaking and some other classes there is a maximum of 4 people to allow space for cutting. 
 
You will need to bring a basic sewing kit with you, e.g. thread, scissors, pins and fabric marker and you are welcome to bring your own fabric. We provide rotary cutter and cutting mat and rulers and use of one of our Janome computerised sewing machines. 
 
Whilst we do provide sewing machines, you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer. 
 
We will provide tea, coffee or cold drinks (and biscuits) throughout the day, but you will need to provide your own lunch. Lunch can be booked for you at a local cafe if you wish or there are several local sandwich bars.. 
For more information and to book contact us by phone: 01785 859360, 
email janet@thecornerpatch.co.uk or call into the shop. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Beginner's Quilt 
Would you like to learn patchworking and quilting? 
Come to our series of whole-day Beginner's Quilting classes and learn the basic techniques under Tracy's expert and patient guidance while making a traditional Nine Patch Quilt. Once these are mastered you will be able to move onto different quilts with confidence. 
Session 1: Saturday 1st February 10am - 4pm £35 
Learn how to accurately cut fabric and the piece to form blocks. At home you will make any remaining blocks ready for the next session. 
Session 2: Saturday 29th February 10am - 4pm £35 
Now your blocks are complete you will cut and add the sashing and borders to form the quilt top. 
Session 3: 
Sandwich your quilt top with wadding and a backing and begin to quilt it. 
Session 4:  
Now your quilting is complete, learn how to bind the edges and finish the quilt. Now you can proudly show off your first quilt and plan the next having mastered the techniques you need. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dressmaking for Beginners and Improvers £40 
 
Limited to just 4 students so plenty of individual attention. Ideal for complete beginners to make a simple garment, or for those who have already attended a workshop and now want to move on - perhaps working with stretch fabrics, including zips or buttonholes, or even tackling trousers! 
There will be new fabrics for sale in the shop that you may like to use, or you can bring your own. 
If you are interested in this workshop then please contact Janet at the shop to discuss options and arrange to have measurements taken so a pattern can be adapted for you. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hand Stitching with Barbara - Hawaiian Style Applique £35 
Friday 27th March 10am - 2pm 
Papercutting and traditional needleturn applique come together. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bag Making Workshop £40 
 
An opportunity to work with Anne to make a bag of your choice of colour, size and style. 
This workshop is suitable for all abilities as the bag can be made simple or more complex to suit your skills. 
 
If you have booked onto one of these bag making workshops and have not yet received detailed information, please contact the shop. Anne encourages participants to contact her prior to the workshop to discuss what they might wish to make. 
 
 
Machine Quilting £40 
 
 
An opportunity to spend the whole day working with Chris to master the art of Machine Quilting under her expert guidance. Learn the basics of machine quilting using the walking foot and free-motion foot. Learn stitch-in-the-ditch, outline quilting and simple designs as well as how to design a border that fits. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dressmaking for Beginners and Improvers £45 
Again limited to just 4 students so plenty of individual attention. Ideal for complete beginners to make a simple garment, or for those who have already attended a workshop and now want to move on - perhaps working with stretch fabrics, including zips or buttonholes, or even tackling trousers! 
There will be new fabrics for sale in the shop that you may like to use, or you can bring your own. 
If you are interested in this workshop then please contact Janet at the shop to discuss options and arrange to have measurements taken so a pattern can be adapted for you. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zips & Piping Workshop £40 
 
If you are scared by the thought of inserting a zip then this is for you. You will practise with different varieties of zips and find that they are easy when you know how! We will also make our own piping and use piping cord to get a professional piped finish, ideal for cushions or upholstery as well as useful in dressmaking. If you wish you can make a zipped and piped cushion cover to showcase your new skills. Bring your own fabric or purchase from our extensive range of fabrics on sale in the shop. Feather cushion pads will also be available to buy. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charm Pack Picnic / Table Set £40 
 
Chris has designed this "charming" picnic or table set made using a Charm Pack. There is even a pocket for your cutlery. Perfect as the weather picks up and thoughts turn to eating 'al fresco', or, if it rains, on the table indoors! This set is made using pre-cut fabric in a Charm Pack so no cutting to do and you can get straight to the sewing. 
Suitable for absolute beginners as well as those with more experience. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dressmaking for Beginners and Improvers £45 
 
Again limited to just 4 students so plenty of individual attention. Ideal for complete beginners to make a simple garment, or for those who have already attended a workshop and now want to move on - perhaps working with stretch fabrics, including zips or buttonholes, or even tackling trousers! 
There will be new fabrics for sale in the shop that you may like to use, or you can bring your own. 
If you are interested in this workshop then please contact Janet at the shop to discuss options and arrange to have measurements taken so a pattern can be adapted for you. 
 
 
 
 
 
Block of the Month 2019 -20 £30 
 
As you approach the end of the year of BOM classes, you will be working on the Garden Patch Block 
 
 
 
 
Dresden Plate / Fan Quilt £40 
 
 
Chris will show you how to make this traditional design. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Runner Workshop - Make a runner for a bed or a table £40 
 
 
Spend the day with Tracy learning how to make a beautiful runner. It's your choice whether this is for your bed or your table - chose your fabrics to suit your decor. 
 
 
 
 
 
Block of the Month 2019 -20 £30 
 
 
The final Block of the Month for the 2019/20 season will see you working on String and Impro piecing for the Tree Blocks. 
 
Advanced Bag Making £40 
 
This is going to be popular with everyone who has attended one of Anne's workshops. This time she will take things to the next level, with internal and external zips, use of hardware, different styles of handles etc to really increase the variety of the bags you can make. Book soon as it is sure to fill up quickly. 
 
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