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Honouring those who make it happen and our impacts

Honouring those who make it happen and our impacts

September 20, 20160

Last Thursday, the Significant Seams extended family gathered for a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday to Us’ and some laughs and reflections on our first five years. With samosas and…

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Our trip to the Fabric of India exhibition at the V&A …

Our trip to the Fabric of India exhibition at the V&A …

December 17, 20150

Friday was a brilliant day. I went with a group of staff and volunteers from Significant Seams to the Fabric of India Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert museum. Admission…

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Kimonos

Kimonos

October 27, 20150

Ruth, one of our volunteers, is currently on a dream trip across South East Asia. Ruth is also very involved in an ethical travel organisation called Servas which encourages and…

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E17 Art Trail: ‘Frozen in Time’

May 30, 20150

It’s that time of year again – the E17 Art Trail begins on the 30th of May. This year, 4000 artists are expected to participate in 250 events and exhibitions…

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Stories from the ESL class: Gardening at Lloyd Park

Stories from the ESL class: Gardening at Lloyd Park

May 13, 20150

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to join Zelda’s ESL class on a trip outside the classroom to help develop their conversational skills. The class is designed to…

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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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Empowering Women

Empowering Women

October 25, 20140

One of Significant Seam’s key projects ‘Sew and Tell ESL’, helps isolated women with low literacy in any language to improve their English in a supportive and creative environment. This…

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Craftivism: An Interview with Betsy Greer

Craftivism: An Interview with Betsy Greer

October 10, 20140

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Amazing Betsy Greer. Betsy, is the mastermind behind the book Craftivism and was  also the person who coined the term Craftivism.…

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In the looup: Lupus Awareness Month at Significant Seams

In the looup: Lupus Awareness Month at Significant Seams

October 1, 20140

It is no secret that I, as well as many other members of our community are extremely passionate about Significant Seams! For me, my time here tells a story of…

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Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

September 24, 20140

Inspired by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation’s Silver Sunday, Significant Seams will be hosting our very own Silver Saturday.  As well as combating the loneliness and isolation of older people,…

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