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July 2009

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Melbourne – Tuesday 21st July – Change of Event – RSVP from Now!

July 16, 2009

Hi all! Edit – This event is Members Only – but email me on Monday and I’ll let you know if we have room for you lovely Non-Members! We’ve postponed the Blogging/Mixtapezine chat on Tuesday night – as we are planning a special event in conjunction with Mixtapezine! But we’re STILL going to meet on Tuesday for BYO crafting instead! NOT on Monday night! On Tuesday night! Okay?! For BYO craft – got it?! You can RSVP from NOW –…

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Brisbane Owls: RSVP Now!

July 14, 2009

Brisbane Owls: It’s time to RSVP again! Date: Sunday 19 July Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm Venue: Same as the last meeting. Recreation Room in Building 7 of Roma Street Parklands Apartments, Parkland Blvd, Brisbane. The Rec Room is on the ground floor of building 7. Building 7 is the end apartment block furthest away from the City. There is plenty of parking at the Parklands or if coming by public transport catch the train/bus to Roma Street and take the…

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Canberra Brown Owls – English Paper Piecing

July 13, 2009
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Hex’s, originally uploaded by tutti fruiti. July is just slip-slipping away from us, and our next meeting is on Sunday 26 July! We are going to learn how to do English paper piecing. It’s a patchwork technique, and is possibly something your mother or grandmother or great-grandmother used for piecing quilts. It’s a load of fun, and once you know how to do it, the possibilities are endless! You can make a flower out of hexagons and applique it to…

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Sydney BYO and Blog Tips Meet

July 9, 2009

Hello Sydney Brown Owls, We love Brown Owls so much that we are adding an extra monthly meeting. Check out the calendar for the extra dates. When: Thursday 23rd JulyWhere: Centrehouse Lane CoveTime: 7pm -10pmCost: $5 to use the room – we have the kitchen room so bring a mug and something to drink if you likeTopic: We are going to continue the “crafty business” conversation started this week. Bring your own craft to do while we talk some more…

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Brown Owl Recipe – ‘The Brown Owl’

July 8, 2009
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Yes. We have an official Winter drink. You can make it with wine – or without – depending on your preference! image via Brown Owl Mulled Wine Makes 3 Litres – enough for 6 peopleFor Brown Owls meets I make 6 litres 1 litre of non alcoholic dark grape juice1 litre of cranberry juice1 bottle of red wine*1/2 cup lemon juice2 cinnamon sticks6 cloves2 star anise1/2 tsp mixed spice1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 cup honey1/4 cup brown sugar1 orange, sliced1 lemon,…

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Melbourne – Let’s Do Embroidery! – Monday 13th July – 7pm

July 8, 2009

Members Only Meeting :: We’re doing some lovely embroidery on Monday night! OR you can BYO craft! It’s up to you! Our embroidery will be perfect for beginners – and fun for those in the know too! Want to come? RSVP here in the comments after 8.30pm tomorrow night. I need your first name and initial – and your requirements for the night (read on!) – We have 20 places. Here’s the details: Monday 13th July – 7pm til 9pm…

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Adelaide Owls Next Meeting

July 2, 2009

Hi Adelaide Owls, Time to RSVP for the next meeting! When: July 8th 7pm til 9:30pmWhere: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South AdelaideCost: $2 donation to the Box Factory —Edit—If you haven’t purchased your Brown Owls membership you can pick it up here We haven’t picked a theme for this meet so bring along your current project. Don’t have a project, no worries at all, just come along to the evening and be inspired! We’ll do…

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Sydney – Tuesday 7 July – The Business of Craft

July 2, 2009
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Sydney Owls will be gathering at a CBD pub Tuesday 7 July for a bit of a craft chat and tipples. We’ll be chatting about the business of craft. We’ll cover how to trade online with Etsy, MadeIt or your own shop. Offer advice for trading at markets – everything from applying to creating displays. We’ll look at pricing structures for handcraft – how to value your time and products. We’ll chat about the differences between wholesale and retail. And…

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Melbourne – Monday 6th July – Fabric Swap, Fairy Cakes and Fruit Punch!

July 1, 2009

Edit – This is a member’s only event – but if you are a non-member do email me and i’ll let you know if there are any spots left on Monday! Thank you! xx Where – Rear of the Fitzroy Learning Network – enter via Wood Street (see map above!) – look for the SLIDING screen door. Parking – in the surrounding streets – or walk from Brunswick Street When – Monday 6th July – 7pm til 9pm Cost –…

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