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Victoria Glenn Design

SUMMARY

Name: Victoria Glenn Design
Location: Ballycastle
County: Antrim
Total Cost: £ 3,800.00
Axis: AXIS 3 : North East Region

PROJECT SUMMARY

The purchase of equipment to aid in the establishment of a bespoke fashion accessories business.

BACKGROUND

Victoria is a textile graduate, who graduated from university in 2010 with a BA Hons in Contemporary Textile Design.  She wanted to establish a new business, designing and producing bespoke fashion accessories for the clothing industry, predominantly focusing on womens' accessories initially.  She proposed to locate the new business on her family farm outside Ballycastle.

ACTIVITIES

Funded under Axis 3, through North East Region, equipment funded included:

  • computer and software to design the wares
  • sewing machine
  • furniture
  • mannequins
  • camera
  • publicity materials

BENEFITS

The equipment aided in 

  • increasing turnover
  • supplying three boutique stockists
  • attending craft fairs