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Tangled Yarns: Alke Schmidt at the William Morris Gallery (Part 1)

Tangled Yarns: Alke Schmidt at the William Morris Gallery (Part 1)

November 5, 20140

  The William Morris Gallery is very canny at showing contemporary artists whose output would have been looked upon most favourably by Morris himself. None more so than the latest exhibition by Alke…

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Coming up at Significant Seams: Half Term Workshops October 28- 1 November

October 26, 20140

Tuesday 28:   Kids Butterfly Brooch Making :11- 12 pm, £6 Kids learn to Knit Workshop :1-3 pm, £6 Wednesday 29:  Stories and Sticking: activities for toddlers and their grown-ups, 10:30-11:30, £3…

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Empowering Women

Empowering Women

October 25, 20140

One of Significant Seam’s key projects ‘Sew and Tell ESL’, helps isolated women with low literacy in any language to improve their English in a supportive and creative environment. This…

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Craftivism: An Interview with Betsy Greer

Craftivism: An Interview with Betsy Greer

October 10, 20140

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Amazing Betsy Greer. Betsy, is the mastermind behind the book Craftivism and was  also the person who coined the term Craftivism.…

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In the looup: Lupus Awareness Month at Significant Seams

In the looup: Lupus Awareness Month at Significant Seams

October 1, 20140

It is no secret that I, as well as many other members of our community are extremely passionate about Significant Seams! For me, my time here tells a story of…

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Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

September 24, 20140

Inspired by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation’s Silver Sunday, Significant Seams will be hosting our very own Silver Saturday.  As well as combating the loneliness and isolation of older people,…

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Updated Mending Introduction

Updated Mending Introduction

July 14, 20140

Hi Everyone, Just thought I’d do a quick post to let you know that Edenette, my fellow blog writer, has written a short piece about her thoughts when we set…

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Volunteer Voices: Paul

Volunteer Voices: Paul

July 12, 20140

Hello, everyone! Here’s a MenDING Volunteer Voices from our bookkeeper, Paul.     What do you do at Significant Seams?   At the moment, I am the Bookkeeper. I do…

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LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

July 7, 20140

”A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” – Oscar Wilde Hello Significant Seams readers, My name is Shamal and I recently started volunteering at Significant Seams after…

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MenDING: An Interview with Neil Coles

MenDING: An Interview with Neil Coles

July 5, 20140

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr Neil Coles. Neil kindly donated four of his Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machines to Significant Seams and has been a firm friend…

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