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The Hope & Warmth Blanket

The Hope & Warmth Blanket

January 19, 20170

The Christmas decorations are down, the fridge is empty and as the new year commences we all feel the pinch. January is a great time to reflect on the past…

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Got a Resolution ??

Got a Resolution ??

December 28, 20160

You know that tradition, “in which a person makes a promise to do an act of self-improvement or something slightly nice, such as opening doors for people beginning from New Year’s…

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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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Dutch Wax Fabric Arrives in Walthamstow

Dutch Wax Fabric Arrives in Walthamstow

April 7, 20150

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE shows his new work The William Morris Family Album at the William Morris Gallery. Significant Seams interviewed the curator Carien Kremer at the exhibition. How did the…

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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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LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

July 7, 20140

”A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” – Oscar Wilde Hello Significant Seams readers, My name is Shamal and I recently started volunteering at Significant Seams after…

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MenDING: An Interview with Neil Coles

MenDING: An Interview with Neil Coles

July 5, 20140

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr Neil Coles. Neil kindly donated four of his Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machines to Significant Seams and has been a firm friend…

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MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

June 21, 20140

    This week I had the pleasure of interviewing a group of like minded young men, who all have a passion for clothing. Collectively they have merged their vibrant…

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International Women’s Day Wonderfulness…

International Women’s Day Wonderfulness…

March 22, 20140

Hi! WOW – we have been incredibly inspired by the MANY interactions we have had with women AND men across our community in the International Women’s Day period. We’ve “made”…

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