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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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Speed Volunteering Stories 1: Adam Pike

June 17, 20150

I’m pleased to announce the first in our Speed Volunteering Stories, from volunteer Adam Pike. Adam took part in two speed volunteering sessions, as one of our Stock Take Superstars…

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Last Chance to be part of The Trolley Project!

June 13, 20150

As a follow up to last year’s Treehouse in the Sky project, Significant Seams has been working with children at local schools and our Social Supportive Sewing and ESL groups to create a…

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E17 Art Trail: ‘Frozen in Time’

May 30, 20150

It’s that time of year again – the E17 Art Trail begins on the 30th of May. This year, 4000 artists are expected to participate in 250 events and exhibitions…

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