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2012 in Review: Reflecting on an amazing year of friendship & growth

December 31, 20121

  In 2012, from our unit at Wood Street Market, we have offered 6 sewing programmes and innumerable private lessons, led 3 community arts projects, and put on half a…

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“Welcome”

“Welcome”

December 19, 20122

In the wake of tragedy, heartache, and frustration, the seams of this community are lined with laughter, determination, and grit. The community of Walthamstow, creative, diverse, and generous inspires me,…

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An open house evening to unveil our big plans

An open house evening to unveil our big plans

December 8, 20120

On Thursday evening, Significant Seams invited the public into 131 Wood Street for the first time, to unveil our plans for its transformation into Eastern Walthamstow’s only inclusive community space.…

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A spoonful of Craft makes the Activism go down….

October 11, 20121

As you may already know, Significant Seams is founded on the combination of health and social benefits that come from stitch and related craft. We want to share this story…

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Call for Volunteers: Translation and ESL

Call for Volunteers: Translation and ESL

October 4, 20120

  نحن نبحث عن الناطقين باللغة العربية على التطوع للمساعدة في الطبقات ترجمة والنشرات لدينا. سوف تساعدنا؟ بدأنا فئة الخياطة ESL. ترغب في الانضمام إلينا؟ تعال وانظر لنا في المحور…

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Significant Seams Tomato Jam Launch Stitch-in

Significant Seams Tomato Jam Launch Stitch-in

September 17, 20120

    THURSDAY, 13 SEPTEMBER 2012 Jammin’ Just got back from Significant Seams’ first “Awesomestow” Christine’s Tomato Jam Stitch-Inwith Oxfam and the Craftivist Collective. It was, if not a roaring, then…

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Investing in Women: Infographic

September 6, 20120

Investing in Women: Infographic. Five days ago Significant Seams closed its first financial year. Thank you to our many supporters for making our first (official) year an inspirational community-building one…

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Stitching community together

August 6, 20120

Lady Godiva’s arrival in Walthamstow yesterday was beautiful… But the community project to welcome her, led by Studio 3 Arts, was inspiring. The grounds of town hall were transformed from…

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Me and My Machine MOT

Me and My Machine MOT

May 28, 20120

We’re going to have a blitz of sewing machine servicing during the half term week at the Hub. We’re having a sewing machine maven visit to service machines, oil, tune-up…

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Jubilympic Preparations!

Jubilympic Preparations!

May 19, 20120

Our Neighbourly Knitting and Sewing Circle (Thursdays 2-4pm, £3) have adorned The Hub will gorgeous knitted red, white, and blue bunting and made a number of bunting pennants to get…

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