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February 2009

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Brown Owls Perth

February 28, 2009
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We had our very first meeting in Perth today at the Greens & Co Cafe. Here are some pictures that I manage to snap. You can see bigger photos on my Flickr Album Thanks to Prefect Nicole and Prefect Jessica for putting Little Owlie Stuffies together. I had fun and I am sure the rest of the girls had fun to.…

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Perth Owls, tomorrow is the day!

February 27, 2009

I don’t know about you but I am getting pretty darn excited about our little get together tomorrow afternoon! Nicole, Feli, Gilly and I are eager to meet the other WA brown owls. Bring your craft, a couple of dollars for a cuppa and an eagerness to chat away the afternoon with about twenty or so crafty ladies. Sounds like a grand old time to me! Don’t worry, we have a little something for you to work on if you…

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Upcoming Brisbane Meets

February 24, 2009
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Photo courtesy Steph The next 4 Brisbane Brown Owls Meets will be held on: 22 March19 April – This meeting has changed to 26 April!17 May21 June All starting at 10:30am at the same venue. There will be a post prior to each meeting with more details and for you to RSVP on. Happy crafting and see you on the 22nd!…

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Brisbane’s first Brown Owls meet

February 22, 2009
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Fifteen crafty peeps gathered today for the first Brisbane Brown Owls meet. There was loads of chatting, eating and sewing. Bel kept our energy levels high with tasty treats like owly cupcakes, banana caramel tarts and Mars Bar slice. Mmmmm… she is definitely the cupcake queen! Clever Abbey ensured we were occupied with little brown owl and blue bird brooch making kits, perfect for our 2 hour time frame. I wore my blue bird for a trip into the city…

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Melbourne Meet – Update!

February 22, 2009

Hey Melbourne Girls! Hello all! Yikes it’s been busy here at Camp Brown Owl! We are only a couple of days away from our Melbourne meet! Yay! I know there are HEAPS of girls coming – but don’t be daunted, this is a mixer (not a craftalong) – and we will be gentle! Then next Melbourne meet will be announced very soon – it will have limited places – and will be first in first dressed allocation. Stay tuned for…

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First Canberra meet-up!

February 16, 2009
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Hellooo-hoo fellow Brown Owlies! You know, here in Canberra we had our VERY FIRST Brown Owls meet up yesterday!!!It was rainy, so we sat inside – it was very cosy!! It was so so busy, but luckily we had our mascot so everyone could find us! It was lovely that most of our Canberra Brown Owls could make it –Michelle LGeorgie KNaomi DBec CRenae BMelissa McAmanda REmma AJess BLea Dand me – Bron Swere all able to come along. Michelle…

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NSW Brown Owls – Help re-stash a crafter

February 16, 2009

Hi NSW Brown Owls, If anyone would like to bring excess craft supplies to the first Sydney Brown Owls meeting that would be great. We will package them up into kits and organise for them to be delivered to Mike’s to be shared out for “Re-stash A Crafter“. Some ideas from the Handmade Help website are: yarn, knitting needles, yarn needle and little scissors yarn, crochet hooks, yarn needle and little scissors fabric, threads, needles, pins, scissors felt, threads, needles,…

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Brisbane Owls – Bring your projects for VIC bushfire victims to the meet

February 13, 2009
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Hi Everyone, As you know Mike’s is organising a Handmade Help Appeal for the victims of the Victorian Bushfires. There is also a collection being made by The Toy Society for Handmade Softies to be sent down to bring some cheer to the kids who have lost everything. I have bought 2 bolts of fabric to make softies for this cause and will be bringing some “kits” cut out to our Brisbane meet (no charge) if anyone is interested in…

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Attention All Brown Owls! Restash a Crafter!

February 13, 2009

Hello to all of you! I’m sure you are all aware of the dire situation we face in Victoria at the moment. Many, many homes destroyed. Many, many precious people lost. So many people have lost so much. We’re channeling our sadness into positive action via Handmade Help. This is a call-out to all Brown Owls. PLEASE – could you make up a ‘re-stash a crafter kit’ and either send it to Mike’s – or bring it to the first…

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Membership Packs – nearly done!

February 11, 2009

Hi peeps! Just checking in to let you know that Membership Packs are being made up as we speak – but Handmade Help is eating into our packing time a wee bit. Please know that we are nearly there – and that we are doing our best! Thanks a bunchy and CAN’T WAIT for the first round of meets! Melbourne girls who are attending the meet at Dante’s on the 24th – you will receive your packs then! Gals that…

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