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June 2009

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Canberra Owls crochet!

June 28, 2009
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Yesterday some of Canberra’s Brown Owls braved the wintry weather and got together for an afternoon dedicated to mastering the Granny Square. Our Crocheter Extraordinaire shows us how its done Hooray – Naomi‘s first granny square! Now on to the next! And Emma (wearing her lovely new hand knitted cardi), also working on her first square:It was Emma’s last meeting with the Canberra Brown Owls – she’s moving away soon =( We’ll miss you Emma!!! (And the lovely goodies you…

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Launceston Brown Owls 2 – BYO

June 24, 2009

We meet again, next month, Island Owls. Tuesday 28th July, 7.30 pm, Seworld, 88 Elizabeth Street BYO tea cup and a plate of treats if you fancy. Same craft time, same craft place. Bring along your own project or if you’re stumped granny squares are always on.  PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU RSVP by leaving a comment below. And remember to please get yourself here to sign up as an official Brown Owl if you aren’t one already. Oh … and keep your…

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Melbourne – 29th June – Gocco and Gluhwein – RSVPs open 8pm Thursday

June 23, 2009

Edit – to the non-members who RSVPd – I’m sorry but this event is only open to members – but please send me an email and we’ll try and include you in a casuals event that I’m planning – it’s for lovely girls like you who missed out on memberships. xx Attending so far we have – Christie (YES bring your GOCCO – Tea) Jacqui S (Tea) Anna J (Gluhwein) – CANCELLED Evie (Tea) Danielle (Tea) Joanna (Gluhwein) Sivonne (Gluhwein)…

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Leading the felt revolution

June 22, 2009
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Brown Owls Mongolia have been felting again. Yes, again. We love it. So does Mongolia. Lots of people live in it, others wear it. And you can get your wool from a whole bunch of animals: goats, camels, sheep, yaks (animals are a *big deal* in Mongolia, I don’t know in which other countries the annual national livestock census makes national headlines). So here we are, crafting the felt dream … check it out.…

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Melbourne – Let’s All Go To The Aquarium

June 22, 2009
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Wow. We had a great time at the Aquarium yesterday. BIG HUGE thanks to Suze for organising it for us. And thank you to all the Owl Families who came. It was so much fun! All the owls and their kids got a little crafty activity to take home – and I think everyone had their socks knocked off by the awesome sharks and rays and adorable penguins! Yay! xx Pip…

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Granny Square Romance

June 22, 2009
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Brisbane Brown Owl Sandra whipped up this amazing to-die-for granny square bag inspired by the current Romance Was Born collection for her daughter Myf (who can be found on the cover of this month’s Vogue!!!) Sandra’s fabulous creation can be found strutting it through New York slung over Myf’s shoulder. Sandra, we are all so envious of your granny square fashionista skills!…

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Papercrafting in Brisbane

June 21, 2009
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Super talented interior designer and scrapbooker extraordinaire Abbey brought along her paper crafting knowledge, tools and fabulous tag designs to the Brisbane Brown Owls meet yesterday. Even the crochet gals stopped to drool over Abbey’s electronic cutting machine. Papercrafters gathered down one end of the table to cut, emboss, stick and stamp away. Granny squaristas, still going strong, gathered at the other end. Thanks to the lovely Brisbane Owls for braving the rain for a bit of craft and gossip.…

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