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If you’re a crafty Sydneysider who enjoys digging around for vintage fabrics, you might want to check out The Sewing Basket. The social enterprise run by disability support organisation, Achieve Australia, collects stacks of donated fabrics, wools, haberdashery and sewing patterns from individuals and estates alike. Not only are there heaps of supplies to paw through, the shops also provide meaningful employment to people with disabilities, while the rest of the dosh from sales goes back towards a variety of disability support programs. If you're in Newington or West Ryde, pop by to have a looksy. (Locations at the bottom of the post.)

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The Sewing Basket, Newington
Unit 5, 2 Holker Street (Corner Avenue of Asia)
Newington
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and the first Sunday and third Saturday of every month, 9am – 2pm

The Sewing Basket, West Ryde
1079 Victoria Road (Corner Bellevue Avenue)
West Ryde
Monday and Friday, 9am–2pm

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