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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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Inspired by Women

Inspired by Women

February 15, 20140

Which women have inspired you? Are they friends, family or someone in the public eye? Would you like the opportunity to tell their story and explain how they have changed…

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Inspiration for World of Women Quilt contributions

Inspiration for World of Women Quilt contributions

February 11, 20140

Follow Catherine West’s board World of Women Project on Pinterest.

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Year in Review

Year in Review

December 31, 20131

We’ve had a lot of changes this year… new space at 131, lots of new faces, new classes, new events, new connections… Our constantly expanding Stitch & Craft Library is…

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Interview with The Craftivist Collective’s Sarah Corbett

Interview with The Craftivist Collective’s Sarah Corbett

November 26, 20130

Last week Catherine shared some reflections  and her recent learnings about homelessness, especially in Waltham Forest, inspired by Debs’ proposal to lead a Big Knitathon for the Big Issue Foundation.…

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Understanding Homelessness, Knitting for change

Understanding Homelessness, Knitting for change

November 15, 20130

How does someone end up homeless? I mean really, as the temperature plummets and I scurry faster along my routes, wondering hmm,”Does this faster walking and shivering burn extra calories?…

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The Quilt Festival, Part 3: The Quilts, or rather, some of them

The Quilt Festival, Part 3: The Quilts, or rather, some of them

August 28, 20130

Quick reminder: Significant Seams is closed until Thursday, September 5, when we'll be back with jam-packed schedule that you can check out here. Until then, the blog will still be…

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The Quilt Festival Part 2: The Stalls and Nifty Products

The Quilt Festival Part 2: The Stalls and Nifty Products

August 21, 20130

At the Festival of Quilts, it is very hard to resist the stalls. They are a–ahem–colourful patchwork of temptation–from gorgeous vistas of colour, to scrumptious tidbits for embellishment. There are…

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The Festival of Quilts in Birmingham 2013: Part 1

The Festival of Quilts in Birmingham 2013: Part 1

August 19, 20131

If you follow us on Facebook or Twitter you may have clocked that I (Catherine) went to the International Festival of Quilts last week. I was pleased to be offered…

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