Tag Archives: Greeves St.

International Overdose Awareness Day

“The environment was empty, the antagonist hidden, and I drifted into¬† solo adventures”. William S. Burroughs. The image of drug addiction evokes polarizing opinion. There is the romanticized image – the fuel of a bohemian movement whose members aspire to … Continue reading

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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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More Wheat Bags Available At The Grumpy Swimmer, Elwood

Love this shop. It is good for books and good for homewares. And I love that they love us! You can out more about The Grumpy Swimmer here.

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Last Day For Our Greeves St. Crowdfunder.

We might make it after all! Only hours to go though, and it is a real nail-biter. The Greeves St. Project is sitting on 93% and we need $379-00 to reach our target. Here is a story to inspire you … Continue reading

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The Greeves St. Sewing Group Project: Week 2

Every week the women attend the Greeves St Project They learn a variety of processes, which can be turned into marketable ideas. In week 2 the women will learn how to make the Greeves St. hairclips, then they will learn … 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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This article appeared on the Sandpit Gallery’s Facebook page. Thanks so much for hosting the event on Saturday night. Also, a big thanks to Sarah Jane, who is creating a film about three women’s experiences on one big night out … Continue reading

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