Welcome to Children's Corner Academy! The Academy was established in 2020 and encompasses our desire to provide a robust platform of learning opportunities for sewers of all skill levels and locations around the world. The Children's Corner has been providing sewing education for more than four decades and we are honored to continue teaching the art of sewing!
Start Your Sewing Journey
Our Children's Corner Patterns & Academy products are ranked using Thimbles. These thimbles are used to allow you to determine the difficulty of the pattern: 1 Thimble (Easy), 2 Thimbles (Moderate), 3 Thimbles (Advanced), 4 Thimbles (Expert). Use these as a way to navigate your sewing journey! Click the thimbles below to find the right project for you.
Just starting? Check our two series: Learn to Sew and Learn to Smock! These will provide you great foundation for sewing with patterns and smocking plates.
Cannot make it to Nashville? Start learning today with our variety of online resources. Take a deep dive on sewing techniques with our Video Lessons or find a new great idea on our Blog, all from the comfort from your own home!
Video Lessons are robust lessons taught by one of our talented teachers and designers. When you purchase the lesson, you gain access to an on-demand video that you can view anytime convenient for you. Watch, pause, and rewind as many times as necessary as you learn from our talented educators. Printable PDF materials accompany the video lesson to supplement the information on screen. Pay once and view forever. Explore our ever growing collection!
Our blog is filled with content about our patterns and notions we sell in our retail shop. You will find step by step tutorials and many videos. We also tell many of the stories that helped to mold us into the company we are today. You will see some of the sweet faces behind the names of our patterns.
Come visit us at our store in Nashville, Tennessee for in-person learning experiences.
Classes are taught in small groups and cover a wide variety of topics. Many of our core classes are offered on rotation. Click the button below for the full list of classes and additional information.
Sit and Sews are open sews where you join a classroom of fellow sewers where a teacher is ready to answer specific questions you have about your unique project.
Tuesday 10am - 3pm (Class Full)
Wednesday 10am - 3pm with Susan Whitman (Class Full)
Thursday 6pm - 9pm with Claudia Sullivan