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May 2009

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Sydney Brown Owls – June Meeting

May 18, 2009
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Our next Sydney meeting up is June 4th, 7pm til 10pm. Please RSVP here by May 28. Our workshop will be english paper piecing and we may have a gocco demo from Lisa, but this can’t be confirmed yet. The venue is:Centre House178 Longueville RdLane Cove. English paper piecing usually refers to hexagon quilts, but don’t let that scare you off. You can do much smaller projects with hexagons like applique, pin cushions, brooches and a whole lot more. Venue…

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Brisbane’s Biggest Meet

May 17, 2009
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A record 22 Owls came together yesterday in Brisbane for the second round of granny square lessons. Without Em, the granny master, I attempted to give guidance to the newbies (remember, I was at the remedial end of the table last time…) Thankfully Sam jumped in to give me a hand and had some of the girls starting dish cloths which was much easier than the granny. Obviously Sandra didn’t need help with grannies, she’s making an uber chic granny…

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give me a home among the gum trees…

May 17, 2009
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Q: hey kim, i’m a mega hippy and i want to get out of the city this saturday… where should i go?* A: well, ok. i will tell you, because you are a brown owl and that makes you fairly rad. you should definitely head to the st. andrews community market (www.standrewsmarket.com.au). *question may have been fabricated for the purposes of this blog post. north east of melbourne, it’s on every saturday from early morning till mid afternoon. it looks…

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Reminder and RSVPs : Crochet on Monday Night in Melbourne

May 16, 2009

Crochet is on Monday at the Carlton Library in North Carlton – REQUISITE list and some things to study up on, plus event address and time etc are over here. It would be SO helpful if you did go over the links to get yourself familiar with a few basics – we have 3 teachers and 2 hours, but the time flies and if you work out how to hold your yarn and play around with basic chain stitch you…

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Brown Owls Adelaide

May 15, 2009

Yes that’s right we are establishing the first Brown Owls group in Adelaide! Stay tuned for meeting details. We’re in the process of finalising a venue and date. Can’t wait to meet you all and see all the creative goodness that is Adelaide Brown Owls. Cherry x…

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Reminder: Sydney Brown Owls Market Meet Up, THIS WEEKEND!

May 14, 2009
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Just a reminder that this weekend is the Market Meet Up for Sydney Brown Owls. Image from here. Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh Friday May 15: meeting at Badskirt stand – 7:00PM Saturday May 16: meeting at Shelbyville stand – 2:00PM Hopefully we’ll see lots of owls there this weekend, the more the merrier! *Edit 3:11PM: Sorry, I originally posted 7:00PM for tomorrow, but it IS 2:00PM. Early morning brain!*…

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Canberra Brown Owls – Next Meeting 23 May

May 14, 2009
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The next Canberra Brown Owls meet is Saturday 23rd May and this month we’re all about the pincushion. We’ve emailed members a selection of some of the millions of tutes on the net – including the wonderful Kootoyoo’s hand-sewn pincushion tute in the sidebar over there… Photo from kootooyoo You’ll need your own fabric or felt, and some needles and ribbons or notions. You’d be best off choosing something hand sewn, although we’ll have a sewing machine there for some…

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Last Night’s Melbourne Meet!

May 13, 2009

a Thanks everybody who came!Thanks to the Fitzroy Learning Network for hosting our meeting!We had a lovely time and totally demolished the Babka Tarte Tatin! xx Pip ————————————————————————- About The Fitzroy Learning Network :: From their website…We place a priority on assisting people in the community who lack opportunities to access learning, working in ways which build links between them and other members of the community. In particular we assist: Non-English speaking migrants, refugees, temporary protection visa holders and asylum…

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Melbourne – Camberwell Market Meet – THIS coming Sunday 17th May

May 11, 2009

image via Gemma Jones Hellooooo! Interested owls will be meeting at the Camberwell Market again this Sunday at 8.30 (am – NOT pm – thanks AMY!) You can see some pics from the last meet here – gee it was SO cold! Do bring a coat and scarf if you are coming! Also, bring a market bag to stow any purchases in – there is a lovely lady who sells buttons and a lovely man who sells Yarn! We’ll be…

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