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Sponsor a book in our Stitch & Craft Library

Sponsor a book in our Stitch & Craft Library

February 4, 20160

Dear Friends Would you like to sponsor a book from our Stitch & Craft Library? We have lots of lovely books that could be sponsored, to provide a valuable contribution…

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Updated Mending Introduction

Updated Mending Introduction

July 14, 20140

Hi Everyone, Just thought I’d do a quick post to let you know that Edenette, my fellow blog writer, has written a short piece about her thoughts when we set…

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Volunteer Voices: Paul

Volunteer Voices: Paul

July 12, 20140

Hello, everyone! Here’s a MenDING Volunteer Voices from our bookkeeper, Paul.     What do you do at Significant Seams?   At the moment, I am the Bookkeeper. I do…

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LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

July 7, 20140

”A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” – Oscar Wilde Hello Significant Seams readers, My name is Shamal and I recently started volunteering at Significant Seams after…

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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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MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

June 21, 20140

    This week I had the pleasure of interviewing a group of like minded young men, who all have a passion for clothing. Collectively they have merged their vibrant…

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Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

June 21, 20140

Today we bring you a tutorial on sewing buttons by our wonderful mending expert Kaye. This is an extended version of the guide we handed out on our flyer for…

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Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

Book Review: Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know

June 16, 20140

Darn it! Traditional female skills every man should know, by Sarah Williams is aimed at helping men become better at household management. It has four sections covering ‘Craft and Make-do,’ …

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MenDING: A month of blog posts themed around men and crafting!

MenDING: A month of blog posts themed around men and crafting!

June 15, 20140

I’m delighted to announce that starting today, Father’s Day, the Significant Seams blog will be hosting a month of posts focusing on men and crafting. We’re planning reviews, crafting stories…

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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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