Please Vote for Us!

  We are thrilled to win the social enterprise/charity category after two years as a runner-up! This recognition of our hard work, huge community spirit and the amazing contribution of our volunteers now means we are also a finalist for small

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Please Vote for Us!

  We are thrilled to win the social enterprise/charity category after two years as a runner-up! This recognition of our hard work, huge community spirit and the amazing contribution of our volunteers now means we are also a finalist for small

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The Winter Garden of Aspirations

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but look what they do when they stick together. Verna M. Kelly Poetically, winter evokes endings, finality, sadness, loneliness, and isolation. However, symbols of winter such as snowfall, snowflakes, ice skating and

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The Winter Garden of Aspirations

Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but look what they do when they stick together. Verna M. Kelly Poetically, winter evokes endings, finality, sadness, loneliness, and isolation. However, symbols of winter such as snowfall, snowflakes, ice skating and

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Tangled Yarns: Alke Schmidt at the William Morris Gallery (Part 1)

  The William Morris Gallery is very canny at showing contemporary artists whose output would have been looked upon most favourably by Morris himself. None more so than the latest exhibition by Alke Schmidt, Tangled Yarns. If Morris was alive today I’m sure he

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Tangled Yarns: Alke Schmidt at the William Morris Gallery (Part 1)

  The William Morris Gallery is very canny at showing contemporary artists whose output would have been looked upon most favourably by Morris himself. None more so than the latest exhibition by Alke Schmidt, Tangled Yarns. If Morris was alive today I’m sure he

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Coming up at Significant Seams: Half Term Workshops October 28- 1 November

Tuesday 28:   Kids Butterfly Brooch Making :11- 12 pm, £6 Kids learn to Knit Workshop :1-3 pm, £6 Wednesday 29:  Stories and Sticking: activities for toddlers and their grown-ups, 10:30-11:30, £3 per child Mending Club : bring something to mend or

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Coming up at Significant Seams: Half Term Workshops October 28- 1 November

Tuesday 28:   Kids Butterfly Brooch Making :11- 12 pm, £6 Kids learn to Knit Workshop :1-3 pm, £6 Wednesday 29:  Stories and Sticking: activities for toddlers and their grown-ups, 10:30-11:30, £3 per child Mending Club : bring something to mend or

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Empowering Women

One of Significant Seam’s key projects ‘Sew and Tell ESL’, helps isolated women with low literacy in any language to improve their English in a supportive and creative environment. This week we held our last scheduled session. We need to

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Empowering Women

One of Significant Seam’s key projects ‘Sew and Tell ESL’, helps isolated women with low literacy in any language to improve their English in a supportive and creative environment. This week we held our last scheduled session. We need to

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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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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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