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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Newsletter 25 June 2014

*|MC:SUBJECT|*   Summer happenings. See you in the sunshine! View this email in your browser Out and About Plans! Hi *|FNAME|* We hope you managed to enjoy the Art Trail. For us it has marked the beginning of a creative summer with

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Newsletter 25 June 2014

*|MC:SUBJECT|*   Summer happenings. See you in the sunshine! View this email in your browser Out and About Plans! Hi *|FNAME|* We hope you managed to enjoy the Art Trail. For us it has marked the beginning of a creative summer with

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MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

    This week I had the pleasure of interviewing a group of like minded young men, who all have a passion for clothing. Collectively they have merged their vibrant personalities and love of statement catch phrases, in order to

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MenDING: It Ain’t Easy…

    This week I had the pleasure of interviewing a group of like minded young men, who all have a passion for clothing. Collectively they have merged their vibrant personalities and love of statement catch phrases, in order to

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Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

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 local DJ Auntie Maureen’s ‘Mens-Affair’ Men’s vintage clothing fair a

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Tutorial: Sewing On a Button

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 local DJ Auntie Maureen’s ‘Mens-Affair’ Men’s vintage clothing fair a

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