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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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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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