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Growing and tackling social isolation

Growing and tackling social isolation

June 15, 20210

We are growing at pace, despite, or perhaps to some extent because of the pandemic. Significant Seams is now actively recruiting three Young Artists in Residence/Development Assistants, Youth Worker, 2…

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We’re Recruiting!

We’re Recruiting!

April 26, 20210

Significant Seams is looking for up to THREE enthusiastic people between 16-24 to join our team as ‘Development Assistants.’ The role is part of the national kickstarter scheme and interested…

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Textile Art and Activism?

Textile Art and Activism?

December 2, 20200

By Naomi Wright, Artistic Associate, Significant Seams & Art & Energy As freelancers, artists often wear a number of hats, different shapes and sizes to fit the partner organisations and…

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Learning From Experience: The Creative Caregivers In Covid Times

Learning From Experience: The Creative Caregivers In Covid Times

December 2, 20200

By Jessica Liew Like most people, creativity was a lifeline I clung onto very tightly in the pandemic. I never expected that creativity, in this context, would become the subject…

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A completed DIGITAL quilt from Envisage Arts CIC

A completed DIGITAL quilt from Envisage Arts CIC

October 29, 20200

Envisage Arts CIC recently finished their Stitch in Time project, led by a student art therapist under mentorship from the organisation Director Sue Ellis. Over 20 social group sessions via…

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Deadline to contribute patches (or poetry) for ‘Here Comes The Sun’ Quilt 30 October

Deadline to contribute patches (or poetry) for ‘Here Comes The Sun’ Quilt 30 October

October 26, 20200

arthur+martha, an experimental arts organisation based in the north west of England, is coordinating two quilt projects through the pandemic – AND ACCEPTING PATCHES THROUGH THE END OF OCTOBER: ‘Here…

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Participant Perspective, Online vs In-Person

Participant Perspective, Online vs In-Person

October 26, 20200

By Lisa Dillon-Langhorn Before lockdown, I had the privilege of meeting Catherine and Naomi, from Significant Seams, when I attended, in person, the Textiles and Nature course in Crediton, Devon,…

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The Lockdown Blues Project – calling for submissions

The Lockdown Blues Project – calling for submissions

September 8, 20200

A group of academics at the University of Exeter are curating a non-traditional scrapbook as part of a research project about the uncomfortable but important topic of Loneliness. The Lockdown…

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Hidden Barriers around mental health inclusivity

Hidden Barriers around mental health inclusivity

August 23, 20200

  by Catherine West, Artist and Founder, Significant Seams CIC I have led various community quilt projects for more than a decade. In my artistic practice, these are a key…

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