We build community and support people in vulnerable life moments using art and creativity.

We run creative workshops, make artwork with communities, learn about communities through creative research and evaluation, and provide sewing supplies for social good.

The Latest from across our activities

  • Empowering Creativity Opens for Booking: A youth summer programme
    Significant Seams, The Turning Tides Project, Devon Art Tuition, and Sustainable Crediton’s Community Larder group are pleased to be co-presenting an exciting programme of summer activities and sharing of food over 13 dates in the school summer holidays for 11-16 year olds. Significant Seams has secured funding from Devon County Council to enable young people
  • New! Free Crediton Signposting Index
    Seek inspiration, access support, and shape the world around you. Over the last several months, Significant Seams has consulted with a wide array of voluntary and community groups to assemble a new ‘Signposting Index’ to help people chart plans for their creative and wellbeing locally. This free printable document indexes creative and wellbeing resources, groups,
  • World travelling peacebuilders visit Significant Seams
    Last week a friendly ‘delegation’ from Servas International, who had just attended the Servas Britain Annual Gathering held in Okehampton, visited Significant Seams near Crediton to learn more about our founder’s artistic practice and the organisation’s community building and arts for mental health work. Servas – a United Nations associated NGO – is an international,
  • Preparing for wellbeing, creative, & ecological events at Creativity Acre
    On Saturday 13 April 2024, with greatly appreciated blue skies, artists and environmentalists shared a work day preparing a local woodland in a conservation area for creative, ecological and wellbeing events. Volunteers gathered from local art for wellbeing social enterprise Significant Seams and the local ecological group Sustainable Crediton. Together they cleared deadwood and imagined