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LADY PATCHWORK COMES TO TOWN

LADY PATCHWORK COMES TO TOWN

May 17, 20150

Retrospective of Sonia Delaunay at Tate Modern, 15 April to 9 August                       As Significant Seams puts the finishing stitches…

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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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September at Significant Seams

September at Significant Seams

August 22, 20131

Coming up next at Significant Seams: Saturday, August 24 Neighbourly Knitting and Stitching Group, 1-3, suggested donation £3, Drop-Ins welcome Introduction to Sewing Machine Sewing: 3-5pm, £25 Closed for summer…

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Significant Seams at 131 Wood Street is now open!

Significant Seams at 131 Wood Street is now open!

June 14, 20130

Thank you to the global community of supporters and makers who have made this space a reality and to wool maven Debbie Bliss for officially ‘opening’ 131 Wood Street last…

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Clever title just not coming to me….

Clever title just not coming to me….

February 4, 20130

Please excuse the lower than usual level of wit in today’s post – from solicitors and architects, to designers and artists, from Town Hall to Wood Street, via Islington and…

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A Christmas Evergreen at Significant Seams

A Christmas Evergreen at Significant Seams

December 13, 20120

Over at the Significant Seams Hub, we’ve been getting into the Christmas spirit with festive crafting. Catherine even created this fabulous quilted Christmas tree, bedecked with wintry flora and fauna.…

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Book Review: The Quilt Story (a children’s book about moving, meaning and memory!)

December 12, 20122

After Kate’s book review last week about the textiles of the arts & crafts movement, I feel a bit low brow with my selection for my review of the month…

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Book Review: Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry

Book Review: Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry

December 5, 20122

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful” is perhaps the most famous adage spoken and written by William Morris.…

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“Cut-loose Quilts” with a tenuous link to cheese making

“Cut-loose Quilts” with a tenuous link to cheese making

November 14, 20120

Years ago, on a somewhat random day trip, a not-unfamiliar occurrence foreshadowed my future founding of Significant Seams. As my partner met with a sequestered nun to learn how to…

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