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Book Review: Ribbonwork The Complete Guide by Helen Gibb

Book Review: Ribbonwork The Complete Guide by Helen Gibb

March 6, 20130

I was inspired to buy this book whilst browsing through some recommendations from Amazon. Given I buy knitting and sewing books, this was quiet an unusual recommendation. Ribbonwork The Complete…

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The Pressure is On. Please help us.

February 27, 20131

Hi fabulous followers and friends- It’s happening. Today, the Directors of Significant Seams are emptying 131 Wood Street thanks to our fabulous pro bono architect –  a leading UK architect…

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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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Make a wish!

Make a wish!

January 24, 20130

What do you wish for your community? We wish for a vibrant, cosy new crafting and social space where our community plays a vital part. Fabulous local soft sculpture artist…

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Learning to Crochet: My book reviews

Learning to Crochet: My book reviews

January 17, 20130

In 2012 I learned to crochet. Some exceptional human beings who I greatly admire got me going and helped me along the way, but the confidence to tell people I…

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FREE Workshops you say?

FREE Workshops you say?

January 12, 20130

Why yes I do! Our team started this year with a planning day – and golly gee whiz we set ourselves some ambitious plans – but we are all really…

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98% of our economy (E17) is MICRO enterprise

98% of our economy (E17) is MICRO enterprise

January 8, 20131

98% of businesses in the London Borough of Waltham Forest are MICRO enterprises – ten or fewer people making a business and its many facets work. There is much discussion…

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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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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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Designing a community space – with a specialty theme and financial sustainability

Designing a community space – with a specialty theme and financial sustainability

December 9, 20120

So, yes, we’re planning a big move into a new space, which will host a varied set of activities – a specialist ‘library’, a community ‘living room’, a buggy park!,…

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