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August 2009

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Launceston – Tuesday 22nd September – Bookbinding

August 28, 2009

Launceston Brown Owls will be meeting again next month on Tuesday 22nd September at 7.30pm at Seworld, 88 Elizabeth Street, Launceston. The lovely Isis is running a little class in bookbinding if you care to join in… Check out her lovely Etsy shop for a bit of an idea of what we’ll be doing: http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=48514. As always if you want to do your own thang, be our guest! Materials Required for Enthusiastic Bookbinders:*2 sturdy covers, roughly A5 is a nice…

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Brown Owls in Mongolia: crafting near you!

August 28, 2009

Brown Owls Mongolia is meeting again tomorrow for some craft at the Woolcraft NGO. I’m also delighted to say that persistence in putting out an invite to the world to join us has actually paid off – at last, someone IS actually in the Mongolian neighbourhood and we have a couple of Finnish people joining us! Read more here. How good!Thank you, Brown Owl of Finland!…

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i’m an owl magnet

August 28, 2009
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hello ladies, i have a question. has anyone else become an owl magnet since joining this club? may i present exhibit A: the first of the owl invasion, my mum bought me these pyjama pants complete with cloth bag and eye-cover thingy. exhibit B: a garden stake that was passed on to me from my climbing friend Rob, when he had to move out of his house in the country. Unfortunately I don’t have a garden and it was a…

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Melbourne – Monday 31st August – Crafty Gal Drinks – All Welcome

August 27, 2009
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EDIT : See you tonight! I’ll be there from 8pm. Just look out for me somewhere warm inside! Hi! Let’s have a drink together and chat about stuff and nonsense!No need to bring any crafty stuff, it’ll be fun to just have a natter, no?!Members, Friends and Non-Members welcome too!Please come if you would like! I would LOVE to see y’all. I miss you! Monday 31st AugustFrom 8.30pm Union Club Hotel164 Gore StreetFitzroy (A minute’s walk from Smith Street) RSVP…

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Recycled Craft Night @ the Box Factory

August 27, 2009

‘Turning old stuff into beautiful new stuff’ The Box Factory, home of the Adelaide Brown Owls, is hosting a Recycled Craft Night on the 2nd of September from 5pm to 9pm. The plan for the night is: 5pm – Vintage Grocery Bags with Sophie & JoanneTurning old sheets, pillowcases and fabric scraps in to reusable grocery bags 6pm Plastic Bag Knitting with ChristineKnitting plastic bags into new wonderful creations 7pm Soy Wallets with SamTurning Tetra Packs into nifty little wallets…

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Brisbane: Upcoming Meetings

August 26, 2009

Brisbane Brown Owls, meeting dates for the rest of the year are: Sunday 27 September – Brown Owls day out! An exclusive Brown Owls only visit to West End’s new hotspot for all things handmade and eco Nook followed by a leisurely morning of crafting and coffee at 3 Monkeys Cafe. Further details coming soon! Sunday 18 October – Ninyogami (Japanese paper dolls) with Melanie Sunday 15 November – Christmas Yudu Screen Printing with Katy plus a crafty swapThis will…

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Sydney – Wed 2 September – Crafty Tools

August 25, 2009
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Vintage Owl Barrettes found on Etsy from kitchentablestudios. sadly soldout. How Now Brown Owl! The Sydney gals (and special male crafty guest) were at it again last night with pints and laughter at the Madison Hotel. If you missed out, you can catch us next week! Wednesday 2 September Berkelouw Bookstore Norton St, Leichhardt.7-10pm It’s a BYO Craft. Please RSVP here. Early marks can meet at the Zoo pub which is directly across the street and upstairs. Show and Tell…

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Top End : FIRST MEET : Darwin : Saturday

August 25, 2009
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Hello fellow Brown Owls!! Darwin is ready! Come along, spread the word, more the merrier! WHAT : A lovely hooty brooch, bring buttons or fabric if you have something in mind, or not, I will have enough for all. Families are welcome to join in after 6 for beer and fish and chips and watch the sun set. It is the Territory after all! TIME : this Saturday 29th August @ 4-6 plus tea if you wish LOCATION : 217…

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perth brown owls….early september meet

August 25, 2009
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Hi ya’ll. Over here in the West we walk to our own drum beat. *Cough* which means that the end of August Brown Owls meet is now the first week in September. I could give you excuses like SWINE FLU but you know, I won’t. Anywho. So we’re going to do an early September meet and we’re taking a leaf out of the Canberra owls and doing a freezer paper stenciling afternoon (thanks Canberra for the content!). The details: Brown…

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