Category Archives: Textiles

Iced Vovo’s And Christmas (Trees) In July

Last Friday at sewing group the Greeves St Project volunteers finished a huge number of Christmas tree decorations. That’s right. We are already preparing for the December trade. A volunteer brought her beautiful 7 year old daughter and one of … Continue reading

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Well Done To Our 3rd Graduate!

This amazing woman has persevered through hardship to turn up to 10 weeks worth of the Greeves St. Project to graduate with her sewing machine today. We understand participants may not make it to the group over ten consecutive weeks … Continue reading

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to the second Greeves St. Project graduate! Not only did she graduate from the Greeves St. program but she managed to secure a job. She is also very keen to set up her machine at home and begin to … Continue reading

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Graduate Number 2!

It seems a long time since the woman holding this beautiful embroidered button she’d just finished, began her involvement with the Greeves St. project. But, I think anyway, that is because we have grown to know her and love her … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings

The Greeves St. sewing project began, in partnership with Urban Seed, over ten weeks ago. One woman has already graduated with a sewing kit and sewing machine. Two more women will finish the ten week program early next year. We … Continue reading

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Trial New Product: Up-cycled Jeans Baskets

Greeves St. is launching the sewing and small business program for our clients this Friday. We hope some of the women St Kilda Gatehouse works with will come along and have heaps of fun. One of the four wonderful volunteers, … Continue reading

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Can Crowd Funding Help Us Buy Sewing Machines?

Last Friday St Kilda Gatehouse launched a crowd funding campaign with LetsAct, an initiative of the Bendigo Bank. I am a risk averse individual, and crowd funding makes my blood pressure soar so, on Friday afternoon, after I pushed the … Continue reading

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