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Partnership with St Petrock’s Homelessness charity

Partnership with St Petrock’s Homelessness charity

April 20, 20220

Devon Community Foundation’s Thrive for Five funding scheme is enabling a distinctive new partnership between Significant Seams and St Petrock’s Homelessness Charity and their Circular Economy Hub at 19 Paris…

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Art with Artists for 11-16 Year Olds: Easter Holiday Activity and Food Programme

Art with Artists for 11-16 Year Olds: Easter Holiday Activity and Food Programme

April 5, 20220

Young people will have the opportunity to work and play with professional artists and theatre makers this Easter. Nature-inspired Textiles and Devised Theatre are amongst the activities that 11 to…

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A Pinhoe Village event as part of the My Three Words project

A Pinhoe Village event as part of the My Three Words project

March 20, 20220

I met this gentleman at America Hall in Pinhoe, during a workshop celebrating trees and green spaces. He is looking forward to his 95th birthday in May and had already mapped his…

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Blue Not Broken, Fragility and Strength

Blue Not Broken, Fragility and Strength

March 9, 20220

‘Blue Not Broken’ is the theme underpinning a series of arts and craft workshops in Bideford, North Devon, this month, with artist Catherine West of Significant Seams. The workshops are free…

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Melinda Schwakhofer on  BBC Sounds 

Melinda Schwakhofer on  BBC Sounds 

February 28, 20220

  Melinda recently spoke to the BBC’s Pippa Quelch about her Muskogee heritage and how it informs and impacts her artmaking. Listen to the multi-part series HERE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0blyf8b 

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In Person Workshops Re-start

In Person Workshops Re-start

February 21, 20220

It’s been a journey, hasn’t it? We’re ready. Are you? Textiles and Nature: Crafting Inspiration from Crediton’s Heritage will focus on People’s Park. The natural and historical influence of a site…

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Play and experimentation, Erika’s residency reflections continued

Play and experimentation, Erika’s residency reflections continued

February 1, 20220

This month I have been trying out new materials and working on new ideas for projects. I think January is a good time to play and experiment as it’s a…

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Learn to Crochet…a Giant Poppy

Learn to Crochet…a Giant Poppy

September 20, 20150

Like this time last year our current community project has inspired a special crochet class. Last year we made snowflakes for the Christmas festival on Wood Street Plaza (now on…

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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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