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Speed Volunteering Stories: Introduction

Speed Volunteering Stories: Introduction

May 16, 20150

Have you ever considered volunteering, but decided against it because you’re too busy to commit to something every week, or you’re not sure what kind of volunteering you’d like to…

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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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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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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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Neighbourly Knit and Stitch – Now in the evenings too!

Neighbourly Knit and Stitch – Now in the evenings too!

May 14, 20140

We’d like to invite our readers once again to get involved in our Neighbourly Knit and Stitch groups. We know a lot of you have trouble getting here on weekdays,…

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Tutorial: Making Fabric Gift Wrap

Tutorial: Making Fabric Gift Wrap

November 14, 20130

It’s almost that time of year again… Time to have an avalanche of gift wrap rolls fall on your head as you attempt to dig them out from wherever it…

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Book Review: Oliver and S: Little Things to Sew

Book Review: Oliver and S: Little Things to Sew

September 17, 20130

Whenever I look at sewing patterns, I always go back to Oliver and S designs. They make me want to sew and, as a beginning sewist, to advance at sewing.…

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Sewing Club and classes at 131 Wood Street

Sewing Club and classes at 131 Wood Street

June 20, 20130

Following the fabulous events (and cakes, cookies, games, and other treats!) to launch this new creative community space, we are starting to settle into some routines, and our programme of…

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Book Review: The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips

Book Review: The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips

January 9, 20132

The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips I know; as a self confessed knitter, why am I reviewing yet another sewing book? Well, I shall let you into a little…

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Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

Book Review: The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker

January 2, 20131

The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker It isn’t often that a book changes your life, much less so a book which isn’t a…

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