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Blushing! We’ve been called out by BuzzFeed…

Blushing! We’ve been called out by BuzzFeed…

April 26, 20140

The “Cat” is out of the bag so to speak…. Catherine, Significant Seams’s founder, has contributed a chapter about Significant Seams  work to a forthcoming book on “Craftivism.” Last week,…

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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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Book Review: Miller’s Collecting Fashion & Accessories

Book Review: Miller’s Collecting Fashion & Accessories

April 7, 20140

I’ve been cataloguing the Significant Seams Stitch and Craft Library recently, and it’s been inspiring. When I came to book number 200, it felt like quite a milestone.  Therefore, this…

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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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Volunteer Voices: Rosa

Volunteer Voices: Rosa

February 26, 20140

Volunteer Voices is back! Lauren, the Blog Coordinator, is stepping down from her post for personal reasons, so we’re going to use this opportunity to introduce you to the new…

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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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Making Mamas Drawing Programme Pilot with UCL and the Lovely Leah Lovett

Making Mamas Drawing Programme Pilot with UCL and the Lovely Leah Lovett

January 25, 20140

We rearranged the furniture. We moved out the extra seating. Even the Wishing Well had to go. We were expecting seven toddlers and seven parents, a teacher, and two extra…

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Shop Review: Abstract Yarn

Shop Review: Abstract Yarn

January 22, 20140

With two yarn shops in the borough (Teasels in Leyton and JJ Wools in Chingford) closing during 2013 it was with great joy that local “yarnaholics” received the news that…

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Make your 2014 resolution to volunteer for Significant Seams

Make your 2014 resolution to volunteer for Significant Seams

January 4, 20140

Since our move to 131 Wood Street in June, the number and the range of activities and projects we are involved with has increased considerably. This activity has been developed…

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