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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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Have You Seen?

Have You Seen?

December 8, 20160

This winter we have stocked up on a great selection of haberdashery, sewing, knitting, crochet and gifting products. Whether you are looking for something special this festive season or inspiration…

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Crafting workshop at FiLia Art 2016 on 10th December

Crafting workshop at FiLia Art 2016 on 10th December

December 4, 20160

Join Significant Seams as we host a fantastic crafting workshop at FiLia Art 2016 this year at Oxford House, Bethnal Green, E2 6HG. You’ll be creating a fabulous feminist washbag…

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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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You are So Very Beautiful *

You are So Very Beautiful *

January 19, 20161

In Baltimore, USA, Betsy Greer, the author of the book Craftivism has initiated a project ‘You are So Very Beautiful’, where people are being invited to create positive affirmations to…

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Speed Volunteering Stories: Introduction

Speed Volunteering Stories: Introduction

May 16, 20150

Have you ever considered volunteering, but decided against it because you’re too busy to commit to something every week, or you’re not sure what kind of volunteering you’d like to…

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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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Volunteer Voices: Paul

Volunteer Voices: Paul

July 12, 20140

Hello, everyone! Here’s a MenDING Volunteer Voices from our bookkeeper, Paul.     What do you do at Significant Seams?   At the moment, I am the Bookkeeper. I do…

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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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Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

June 21, 20140

Today we bring you a tutorial on sewing buttons by our wonderful mending expert Kaye. This is an extended version of the guide we handed out on our flyer for…

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