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Art & Health: Art in Addiction Recovery

Art & Health: Art in Addiction Recovery

July 10, 20170

Artists, Health workers, Academics and Addiction and Recovery specialists from 5 countries, 7 partner organisations and several further supporting organisations, including Significant Seams, are working on a groundbreaking piece of…

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The Ecology of Craft: Sheep Shearing

The Ecology of Craft: Sheep Shearing

July 7, 20170

  As a sheep’s fleece peels away from its body a snowy, downy undercoat is revealed. The act is for the sheep’s comfort, if the process does contort the animal.…

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Art in Health Care

Art in Health Care

June 26, 20170

Last week nearly 400 professionals from across health, art, and education, nearly as many organisations (including Significant Seams), representing many more projects, from 22 countries gathered in Bristol in Southwest…

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Wood Street wins International Award

Wood Street wins International Award

November 19, 20160

Significant Seams is proud to announce Wood St (where we are based) as the winner of the Great Street Award at The URBANISM AWARDS 2017. Wood Street beat off stiff…

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Open this Sunday for the E17 Jumble Trail

Open this Sunday for the E17 Jumble Trail

June 9, 20160

Have you seen the posters around Walthamstow and the Village? The E17 Jumble Trail is coming this Sunday the 12th. Literally its a car boot sale but on your street,…

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Jack Cornwell VC ‘Giants Garden’ Commemoration

Jack Cornwell VC ‘Giants Garden’ Commemoration

May 19, 20160

Significant Seams will be installing over 800 poppies crafted by volunteers and members of the community at two special events. The culmination of Waltham Forest council’s commission for the ‘Giants…

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The Great E17 (Beginners) Sewing Bee!

The Great E17 (Beginners) Sewing Bee!

May 14, 20160

Here at Sig Seams HQ we are all quite excited that the Great British Sewing Bee is back on tele from Monday. We’re convinced Fran is Claudia Winkleman’s coaching Doppleganger, and…

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Sponsor a book in our Stitch & Craft Library

Sponsor a book in our Stitch & Craft Library

February 4, 20160

Dear Friends Would you like to sponsor a book from our Stitch & Craft Library? We have lots of lovely books that could be sponsored, to provide a valuable contribution…

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The Changing Roles of Women Quilt, Touring

The Changing Roles of Women Quilt, Touring

September 20, 20150

Our Changing Roles of Women Quilt has been to Birmingham for the Festival of Quilts held annually at the NEC. While exhibited in this International Festival, it is estimated to…

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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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