Book Review: Needlework for Schools

Book Review: Needlework for Schools

April 14, 20140

Browsing through the Significant Seams Library, I noticed an older book which caught my eye. It was so different from the other colourful crafts and knitting books with lovely photos…

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Book Review: Miller’s Collecting Fashion & Accessories

Book Review: Miller’s Collecting Fashion & Accessories

April 7, 20140

I’ve been cataloguing the Significant Seams Stitch and Craft Library recently, and it’s been inspiring. When I came to book number 200, it felt like quite a milestone.  Therefore, this…

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Book Review from Bookworm Eats Flower: The Art of Homespun

Book Review from Bookworm Eats Flower: The Art of Homespun

February 20, 20130

I came across The Age of Homespun by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, a Harvard Professor, a few months ago, when I felt the need to read something other than another mystery. Sometimes…

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Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

January 2, 20131

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker It isn’t often that a book changes your life, much less so a book which isn’t a…

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Book Review: Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry

Book Review: Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry

December 5, 20122

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful” is perhaps the most famous adage spoken and written by William Morris.…

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The UN Peace Rug

The UN Peace Rug

November 27, 20120

Our fabulous volunteer Zelda – who does ESL teaching within a special group of our current community project (a Wood street area secret, hee hee hee!) – spotted this amazing…

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