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Re:new Project

483 North Main Street, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Crafts & Artisanal

Re:new Project is a faith-based non-profit providing dignified work for refugee women. Shop our exclusive collection of handcrafted bags & accessories made in the USA.

Re:new Project is a fair-wage, fair-trade, non-profit serving refugee women in the Chicagoland area. We provide free ESL and sewing classes to refugee women resettled in DuPage and can employ graduates of our sewing classes as Artisans in our Glen Ellyn studio. The Artisans handcraft exceptional fiber and leather bags and accessories. 100% of sales go back into our program to provide continued care for the Artisans. Re:new is women led and run. Re:new Project can host guests for the following activities: Party with a Purpose - Perfect for Bridal showers, baby showers, or private events up to 20 guests.

Re:new provides education, small bites and drinks, Design Your Own Bag - Meet with a designer to create your own Re:new bag! For the price of the bag plus a $20 fee, you can choose the colors and fabrics for an existing Re:new design. Combine with a Party with a Purpose to celebrate a bride or mom-to-be where the party favor is a unique and custom bag! Tours - Come to tour the space on Fridays from 2pm-4pm. Advance reservation required. For more information email us at Follow us on Instagram: @renewproject


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  • Mon: Closed
  • Tue: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 4:00pm
  • Sun: Closed

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