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Swap, Mend & Up-cycle with Wise Up to Waste

Swap, Mend & Up-cycle with Wise Up to Waste

February 16, 20170

As part of its ‘Wise Up To Waste’ campaign, North London Waste Authority (NLWA), alongside Significant Seams and Keep Britain Tidy, is offering north London residents 7 FREE clothes swapping…

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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: 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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Tutorial: How to Shorten an (Old) pair of Jeans

Tutorial: How to Shorten an (Old) pair of Jeans

June 30, 20140

Most of us have an attachment to a favourite pair of jeans, and when they wear along the bottom hems we often wish we could give them a new lease…

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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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Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

June 16, 20140

Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know, by Sarah Williams is aimed at helping men become better at household management. It has four sections covering ‘Craft and Make-do,’ …

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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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“A stitch in time saves nine” – or How to darn a sock.

“A stitch in time saves nine” – or How to darn a sock.

April 19, 20140

Darning a favourite pair of socks is an easy job and it is even possible to darn a relatively large hole in the heel of a sock using some basic…

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Coming Up at Significant Seams: April 17- April 23

April 16, 20140

Thursday, April 17: Neighbourly Knit and Stitch: 1-3pm and 7pm, £3 suggested donation Friday April 18th Wood Street Shop closed for Easter Saturday April 19th Wood Street Shop closed for…

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