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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“Very enjoyable collaborative project for a precious cause. Perfectly timed during lockdown” Participant Feedback on The Ugly Bug Ball

“Very enjoyable collaborative project for a precious cause. Perfectly timed during lockdown” Participant Feedback on The Ugly Bug Ball

August 19, 20200

Project eARTh: ‘The Ugly Bug Ball’ Embroidery Project A project for participants in Project eARTh, and arts and health programme for adults across the High Peak, experiencing mental distress or…

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Creative Sparks

Creative Sparks

August 18, 20200

By Melinda Schwakhofer – The Quarantine Quilt Project artist I am one of four artists on the Quarantine Quilt Project. We have each been commissioned to make individual pieces of…

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Zoom In or Room Out

Zoom In or Room Out

August 12, 20200

By Naomi Wright (The Quarantine Quilt Project Artist, Devon) @naomioutdoors (Twitter) I’m a person who likes to be social, learn with peers, teach face to face, breathe the same air,…

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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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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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