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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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Kids Time! Celebrate St George’s Day with Significant Seams!

Kids Time! Celebrate St George’s Day with Significant Seams!

April 23, 20150

Wood Street Village Fete: A community celebration of St George’s Day Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 Time: 12 noon -4 pm Place: Wood St Plaza, Walthamstow, London E17    …

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Teenager Freya Pigott’s take on the Changing Roles of Women

Teenager Freya Pigott’s take on the Changing Roles of Women

February 14, 20150

Teenager Freya Pigott has gravitated towards politics following a school art project – it led her to reflect on the role of women today. The completed artwork exhibited at the “Art…

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The Winter Garden of Aspirations

The Winter Garden of Aspirations

November 7, 20140

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but look what they do when they stick together. Verna M. Kelly Poetically, winter evokes endings, finality, sadness, loneliness, and isolation. However,…

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Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

September 24, 20140

Inspired by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation’s Silver Sunday, Significant Seams will be hosting our very own Silver Saturday.  As well as combating the loneliness and isolation of older people,…

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The Garden of Aspirations

The Garden of Aspirations

July 29, 20140

“The Garden of Aspirations” is a craftivist art installation of and for the people of Waltham Forest East London. It is composed of a number of elements, all made with…

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Updated Mending Introduction

Updated Mending Introduction

July 14, 20140

Hi Everyone, Just thought I’d do a quick post to let you know that Edenette, my fellow blog writer, has written a short piece about her thoughts when we set…

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MenDING: A month of blog posts themed around men and crafting!

MenDING: A month of blog posts themed around men and crafting!

June 15, 20140

I’m delighted to announce that starting today, Father’s Day, the Significant Seams blog will be hosting a month of posts focusing on men and crafting. We’re planning reviews, crafting stories…

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