Tag Archives: Textiles

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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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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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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44% And 32 Days To Go

Thirteen women want to sign up for the sewing and small business project. Isn’t that fantastic? But we want to be able to give them a complete sewing kit! The Greeves St. Project crowd funder is nearly half way through … Continue reading

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We Are One Third Of The Way There! If We Go Over Our Target Here Is Our Wish List:

Firstly, I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those donors who have already believed in this project. I was watching the LetsAct site featuring the Greeves St. Project, and the figures were beginning to creep up, and then … 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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