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Tutorial: How to Shorten an (Old) pair of Jeans

Tutorial: How to Shorten an (Old) pair of Jeans

June 30, 20140

Most of us have an attachment to a favourite pair of jeans, and when they wear along the bottom hems we often wish we could give them a new lease…

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MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

June 21, 20140

    This week I had the pleasure of interviewing a group of like minded young men, who all have a passion for clothing. Collectively they have merged their vibrant…

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Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

June 21, 20140

Today we bring you a tutorial on sewing buttons by our wonderful mending expert Kaye. This is an extended version of the guide we handed out on our flyer for…

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Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

June 16, 20140

Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know, by Sarah Williams is aimed at helping men become better at household management. It has four sections covering ‘Craft and Make-do,’ …

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MenDING: A month of blog posts themed around men and crafting!

MenDING: A month of blog posts themed around men and crafting!

June 15, 20140

I’m delighted to announce that starting today, Father’s Day, the Significant Seams blog will be hosting a month of posts focusing on men and crafting. We’re planning reviews, crafting stories…

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Book Review: Ladybird Knitting Book

Book Review: Ladybird Knitting Book

June 2, 20140

When I was around 10 years old, my mum tried to teach me to knit.  Speaking to the ladies in our Knit and Stitch group, I found a difference of…

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Here’s the Stitch : My Knitting Journey…

Here’s the Stitch : My Knitting Journey…

May 31, 20140

    A few weeks ago I came across the above slogan posted around the Significant Seams office. The aim of the project is to create a 7 mile long…

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Book Review: Stitch – Step by Step

Book Review: Stitch – Step by Step

May 26, 20140

There is one particular brightly coloured book that I have admiring in bookshops for quite some time, and a few months ago I was delighted to find a copy  had…

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Significant Seams on the E17 Art Trail!

Significant Seams on the E17 Art Trail!

May 24, 20140

The E17 Art Trail is a local art festival with events and exhibitions going on all over Walthamstow from 31st May- 15th June. Sixteen awesome days of opportunities to explore…

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Volunteer Voices: Kaye

Volunteer Voices: Kaye

May 17, 20140

Volunteer voices is back! Our next voice is our  very own shift host Kaye Poole. Kaye has been sewing since she was a teenager and now enjoys making clothes and…

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