Craftivism: An Interview with Betsy Greer

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Amazing Betsy Greer. Betsy, is the mastermind behind the book Craftivism and was  also the person who coined the term Craftivism. So if like me, you’re wondering what it’s all about, keep

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Craftivism: An Interview with Betsy Greer

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Amazing Betsy Greer. Betsy, is the mastermind behind the book Craftivism and was  also the person who coined the term Craftivism. So if like me, you’re wondering what it’s all about, keep

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In the looup: Lupus Awareness Month at Significant Seams

It is no secret that I, as well as many other members of our community are extremely passionate about Significant Seams! For me, my time here tells a story of perseverance, learning and support in the form of the many

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In the looup: Lupus Awareness Month at Significant Seams

It is no secret that I, as well as many other members of our community are extremely passionate about Significant Seams! For me, my time here tells a story of perseverance, learning and support in the form of the many

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Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

Inspired by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation’s Silver Sunday, Significant Seams will be hosting our very own Silver Saturday.  As well as combating the loneliness and isolation of older people, Silver Sunday was created to celebrate older people and their

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Silver Saturday at Significant Seams

Inspired by the Sir Simon Milton Foundation’s Silver Sunday, Significant Seams will be hosting our very own Silver Saturday.  As well as combating the loneliness and isolation of older people, Silver Sunday was created to celebrate older people and their

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Social Saturday and Social Alliances

Social Saturday at Significant Seams! An Open House at 131 Wood Street 10-4 Saturday 13 September Cake, Tea, Coffee, Crafting, and Social Shopping for Sewing Supplies for Social Good   People often ask if we are a charity – or a

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Social Saturday and Social Alliances

Social Saturday at Significant Seams! An Open House at 131 Wood Street 10-4 Saturday 13 September Cake, Tea, Coffee, Crafting, and Social Shopping for Sewing Supplies for Social Good   People often ask if we are a charity – or a

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The Garden of Aspirations

“The Garden of Aspirations” is a craftivist art installation of and for the people of Waltham Forest East London. It is composed of a number of elements, all made with and by local people in reflection about what would improve

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The Garden of Aspirations

“The Garden of Aspirations” is a craftivist art installation of and for the people of Waltham Forest East London. It is composed of a number of elements, all made with and by local people in reflection about what would improve

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Updated Mending Introduction

Hi Everyone, Just thought I’d do a quick post to let you know that Edenette, my fellow blog writer, has written a short piece about her thoughts when we set out putting together MenDING Month, which I’ve added to the

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Updated Mending Introduction

Hi Everyone, Just thought I’d do a quick post to let you know that Edenette, my fellow blog writer, has written a short piece about her thoughts when we set out putting together MenDING Month, which I’ve added to the

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Volunteer Voices: Paul

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 this in a voluntary capacity, as well as being the

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Volunteer Voices: Paul

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 this in a voluntary capacity, as well as being the

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LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

”A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” – Oscar Wilde Hello Significant Seams readers, My name is Shamal and I recently started volunteering at Significant Seams after dropping into the hub on a chance visit. I was

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LC:M – An Introduction to Menswear Fashion Week

”A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life.” – Oscar Wilde Hello Significant Seams readers, My name is Shamal and I recently started volunteering at Significant Seams after dropping into the hub on a chance visit. I was

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MenDING: An Interview with Neil Coles

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr Neil Coles. Neil kindly donated four of his Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machines to Significant Seams and has been a firm friend to the company ever since. Neil is now the CEO

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MenDING: An Interview with Neil Coles

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Mr Neil Coles. Neil kindly donated four of his Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machines to Significant Seams and has been a firm friend to the company ever since. Neil is now the CEO

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Tutorial: How to Shorten an (Old) pair of Jeans

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 of life. As some of you may already be aware,

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Tutorial: How to Shorten an (Old) pair of Jeans

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 of life. As some of you may already be aware,

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