Kids Time! Celebrate St George’s Day with Significant Seams!

Wood Street Village Fete: A community celebration of St George’s Day Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 Time: 12 noon -4 pm Place: Wood St Plaza, Walthamstow, London E17     Significant Seams is running a series of kid’s craft workshops

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Kids Time! Celebrate St George’s Day with Significant Seams!

Wood Street Village Fete: A community celebration of St George’s Day Date: Saturday 25 April 2015 Time: 12 noon -4 pm Place: Wood St Plaza, Walthamstow, London E17     Significant Seams is running a series of kid’s craft workshops

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

On Sunday we celebrated International Women’s Day at Waltham Forest’s Assembly Hall.   We recreated our community living room and gave taster sessions of the programmes we are currently running at Significant Seams. The response was amazing! We would like

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

On Sunday we celebrated International Women’s Day at Waltham Forest’s Assembly Hall.   We recreated our community living room and gave taster sessions of the programmes we are currently running at Significant Seams. The response was amazing! We would like

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Dutch Wax Fabric Arrives in Walthamstow

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE shows his new work The William Morris Family Album at the William Morris Gallery. Significant Seams interviewed the curator Carien Kremer at the exhibition. How did the collaboration between the museum and Yinka Shonibare come about? A

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Dutch Wax Fabric Arrives in Walthamstow

YINKA SHONIBARE MBE shows his new work The William Morris Family Album at the William Morris Gallery. Significant Seams interviewed the curator Carien Kremer at the exhibition. How did the collaboration between the museum and Yinka Shonibare come about? A

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Amazing Evening Sewing Machine Classes

Let us introduce our wonderful tutors of our evening classes! If you are interested in learning how to use and perfect the sewing machine and take something beautiful home with you at the end of the night – these classes

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Amazing Evening Sewing Machine Classes

Let us introduce our wonderful tutors of our evening classes! If you are interested in learning how to use and perfect the sewing machine and take something beautiful home with you at the end of the night – these classes

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Teenager Freya Pigott’s take on the Changing Roles of Women

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 of Feminism” Exhibition in London last October where our “Women

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Teenager Freya Pigott’s take on the Changing Roles of Women

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 of Feminism” Exhibition in London last October where our “Women

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How would you represent the changing role of women?

In the twentieth century women’s roles have shifted in unprecedented ways – in the workplace, economy and families – which has affected the social order. From governance to social etiquette, the changing roles of women over the last fifty years

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How would you represent the changing role of women?

In the twentieth century women’s roles have shifted in unprecedented ways – in the workplace, economy and families – which has affected the social order. From governance to social etiquette, the changing roles of women over the last fifty years

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Tangled Yarns: Fashion Conscious

Earlier I, aka Poesie Grenadine, explained that, through Tangled Yarns, Alke Schmidt reminds us of the obscure and murky chain of supply in the textile industry. But it was ever thus; Tangled Yarns explores the (dirty) politics and morality of the textiles industry from the 1700s

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Tangled Yarns: Fashion Conscious

Earlier I, aka Poesie Grenadine, explained that, through Tangled Yarns, Alke Schmidt reminds us of the obscure and murky chain of supply in the textile industry. But it was ever thus; Tangled Yarns explores the (dirty) politics and morality of the textiles industry from the 1700s

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Now Recruiting

 NOW RECRUITING A huge thank you to everyone who responded to our appeal for support for our Sew & Tell ESL programme. We are delighted to announce we have secured some initial funding to keep the programme going for another

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Now Recruiting

 NOW RECRUITING A huge thank you to everyone who responded to our appeal for support for our Sew & Tell ESL programme. We are delighted to announce we have secured some initial funding to keep the programme going for another

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Sale Now On

Happy New Year Everybody! We re-opened yesterday and had a flurry of fun comparing holiday stories, taking down our Christmas decorations and launching our SALE.       Everything in our shop at 131 Wood Street is now 20% off.

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Sale Now On

Happy New Year Everybody! We re-opened yesterday and had a flurry of fun comparing holiday stories, taking down our Christmas decorations and launching our SALE.       Everything in our shop at 131 Wood Street is now 20% off.

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We’re Recruiting!

Significant Seams is pleased to now be recruiting to a short-term (3 month contract) paid post of up to 7 hours per week at £12 per hour. We seek an occupational therapist or experienced support worker with sewing and craft

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We’re Recruiting!

Significant Seams is pleased to now be recruiting to a short-term (3 month contract) paid post of up to 7 hours per week at £12 per hour. We seek an occupational therapist or experienced support worker with sewing and craft

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