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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Volunteer Voices: Kaye

Volunteer Voices: Kaye

May 17, 20140

Volunteer voices is back! Our next voice is our  very own shift host Kaye Poole. Kaye has been sewing since she was a teenager and now enjoys making clothes and…

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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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Book Review: Needlework for Schools

Book Review: Needlework for Schools

April 14, 20140

Browsing through the Significant Seams Library, I noticed an older book which caught my eye. It was so different from the other colourful crafts and knitting books with lovely photos…

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