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July 2009

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Canberra Owls lay back and think of England

July 30, 2009

well, English paper piecing, at least! Sunday was a cold, rainy, miserable afternoon in Our Nation’s Capital, but neither rain nor hail nor sleet nor snow (and we were pretty close to the last, I tell you!) could keep the intrepid Canberra Owls from their crafting. Once again Michelle took the lead, making up kits using templates from the Lizard of Oz, and showing us the how-to. Hexagons all round. Fabulous fabrics abounded, and I understand there was an extraordinarily…

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Melbourne – Monday 3rd August – Dip and Chip and Snip and Sip and Swap Night!

July 23, 2009

DIP & CHIP & SNIP & SIP & SWAP!Members Only Event ******************************************************** Hi Owls – The next meet is on MONDAY 3rd of August – from 7pm til 9pm! (We are not meeting this coming Monday night.) RSVPs are open from NOW – and we will take 25 RSVPs! Off you go! Please bring something to snack on/share – preferably something in the dip/chip department! And bring a project you are working on too -don’t forget your scissors – that’s…

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Brown Owls Perth July Meet…

July 20, 2009
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Hello Perth Brown Owls. It’s that time of the month again. This month we will be heading out to do a little bit of shopping at the “Made of the Left Markets.” This season, Made on the Left will be held over 2 days and we are excited to see what is installed for us this season. So rug up and meet us at the main entrance (the entrance near the car park) at 10am and at 10.15am we will…

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Sydney – Wednesday 5 August – Embroidery

July 20, 2009
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Image from Mering Little Dear. Hello Sydney Owls! Just a little advanced notice about our early August meeting on Wednesday at Berkelouw Bookstore in Leichhardt. August’s theme will be embroidery. We will share books, learn new stitches and talk about ways to combine them. Wednesday, 5 August7-10pmBerkelouw Bookstore, upstairsNorton St. Leichhardt. If you’d like to do embroidery, here are some things that you might want to bring– embroidery floss– sampler to work on. The prefects will bring spare sublime stitching…

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Sydney Brown Owls Meeting – Reminder

July 20, 2009
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Hi Sydney girls, Just a reminder that we have a meeting this week! When: Thursday July 23 Where: Centre House, 178 Longueville Rd, Lane Cove (across the road from Lane Cove P.S.) Time: 7PM-10PM Cost: $5 for room hire (kitchen facilities available, so bring a mug!) The theme is BYO craft and blog tips, so make sure to bring along both questions and answers! Image from here. We all hope to see you there! We also have other upcoming meetings…

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Melbourne – Owl Dinner – Any takers?!

July 20, 2009
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image source Hello! Would anyone like to have a Brown Owls Members Only dinner? Perhaps we could go have Chinese together – have our own room and order a lovely banquet (allowing for dietary restrictions, of course!). Would you like to do that? I would like to have a drink and a snack and a chat with y’all. Let me know – we could do it one evening in August – at 8pm to allow for getting kids to bed,…

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Softies at Brisbane Brown Owls

July 19, 2009
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Brisbane Brown Owls had a fabulous day yesterday cutting, stitching knitting, crocheting and chatting about softies. There was loads to show and tell including these cute guys Emma made from the Softies book. The orange ant eater softie is her own design, we hope to see more of them! We all clucked over this little family Sandra brought along, their beautiful little faces were created with teeny tiny embroidery stitches. Amy got straight to work on Miss Buttons, loving the…

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Adelaide Owls – let’s go to the Piazza Market!

July 16, 2009

A Piazza Market – Wow tell me more! The lovely Susan from our Adelaide Owls group is organising a Piazza Market night on Friday the 24th July at 58 Queen Street, Norwood. Tickets are $10 each and include a glass of bubbles and yummy finger food. There will be 24 stalls there on the night – so – something for everyone! Wine will also be available to purchase by the glass on the night from a very handsome barman (intriguing!)…

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Adelaide – BYO or Crochet a Flower Brooch

July 16, 2009

Hi there Adelaide Owls! Well what a busy week it’s been, we can hardly believe it’s time to post details of the next meeting. So here we go… —EDIT—Note there are only 6 places left for this meeting – next 6 to RSVP are in!—EDIT— When: July 22th 7pm til 9:30pmWhere: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South AdelaideCost: $2 donation to the Box Factory This is a member’s only event – You can purchase your membership…

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