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The Ecology of Craft: FREE Dyemaking Summer Programme

The Ecology of Craft: FREE Dyemaking Summer Programme

July 17, 20170

In a FREE week-long programme for 11-19 year olds in Waltham Forest, the many roles, tasks, and communities that are part of the world of craft will be explored through…

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The Ecology of Craft: RHS Rosemoor gets kids engaged

The Ecology of Craft: RHS Rosemoor gets kids engaged

June 30, 20170

At an education event at RHS Rosemoor, a garden of the Royal Horticultural Society, the outreach worker asked the children, ‘How close to nature are we?’ The children were briefly…

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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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Let’s Make Dyes: Ecology of Craft

Let’s Make Dyes: Ecology of Craft

July 28, 20160

“Why are those copper bits in that jar?” you may ask…. Why, we’re so glad you asked! We’re back at it. We’ve had an idea. We’ve chatted about it. And…

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New: Ecology of Craft Programme

New: Ecology of Craft Programme

July 7, 20160

Significant Seams is delighted to announce a new programme called the Ecology of Craft. It provokes scientific curiosity and ecological thinking, using some exceptionally fun forms of craft. We’ve developed…

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William Morris Social Fabric exhibition and Blocking Printing workshop

William Morris Social Fabric exhibition and Blocking Printing workshop

March 3, 20160

Both the volunteers and ESOL ( English for Speakers of Other Languages) group at Significant Seams have been to private viewings of the current Social Frabic exhibition at the William Morris…

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Last Chance to be part of The Trolley Project!

June 13, 20150

As a follow up to last year’s Treehouse in the Sky project, Significant Seams has been working with children at local schools and our Social Supportive Sewing and ESL groups to create a…

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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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Kids Time! Celebrate St George’s Day with Significant Seams!

Kids Time! Celebrate St George’s Day with Significant Seams!

April 23, 20150

Wood Street Village Fete: A community celebration of St George’s Day Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 Time: 12 noon -4 pm Place: Wood St Plaza, Walthamstow, London E17    …

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Teenager Freya Pigott’s take on the Changing Roles of Women

Teenager Freya Pigott’s take on the Changing Roles of Women

February 14, 20150

Teenager Freya Pigott has gravitated towards politics following a school art project – it led her to reflect on the role of women today. The completed artwork exhibited at the “Art…

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