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August 2009

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Melbourne – Monday 7th September – Penpal Kits and Paper Swap

August 24, 2009

via When : Monday 7th SeptemberWhere : Rear of Fitzroy Learning NetworkWhen : 7.30pm til 9.30pm What : We’re going to make PENPAL kits! We’ll be packing up stationery and stickers and envelopes and the like! I’m going to be bringing lots of things to share and pack. But do YOU have any cute stationery, envelopes and stickers that you are not using that you could bring too? The more things we have the cuter the kits will be! RSVP…

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The Way We Wear Fair in Adelaide

August 24, 2009
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Photo from mysweetieie The Way We Wear Fair is on in Adelaide this weekend so if you love Antique, Vintage and Retro Fashion, Textiles and Accessories be sure to head a long to the Burnside Ballroom Friday 28 August 6pm – 9pmSaturday 29 August 10am – 5pmSunday30 August 10am – 4 pm The Burnside Ballroom is located next to the Burnside Civic Centre at the corner of Greenhill Road and Portrush Road in Tusmore Add a comment to this post…

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REMINDER : Brown Owls Melbourne – TONIGHT – 7.30 start! REMINDER!

August 24, 2009

Just a reminder that we are starting at 7.30 tonight NOT 7pm! The details again : this event is FULL : no more RSVPs if you please! When : Monday 24 August – 7.30pm until 9.30pm (a slightly later start)Where : Fitzroy Learning Network – REAR entrance – 6 Wood St, FitzroyHow Many : 20 members (this is a members only event)Cost : It will cost $10 – to cover globes, screen, ink and hankies.Plus : I will provide floss,…

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Canberra Owls stencil – step-by-step!

August 23, 2009
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Canberra‘s Brown Owls had a fabulous time today with freezer paper stencils! There was cutting and ironing: painting: drying: peeling: and TAAAADAAAAAAAAAAAAA!click on any pic for a better looky Thanks for another fun afternoon crafty Canberra owls! =) Remember our next meeting is Sunday September 27 – we’ll have more deets soon! Bron S xo…

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Sydney Social Night

August 21, 2009
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image from Organized Sound Sydney Craft Social NightTuesday August 25th 6pm-9pm, Madison Hotel (www.madisonhotel.com.au)(right by Central Station for public transport) Late notice on this on, but we’re all excited to get together on Tuesday night at our local CBD pub for another night of drinks, a bit of making and some good crafty chatter. We haven’t themed the meetup, but there’s so much good stuff to talk about like the Stitches and Craft, Warts and Spin, Craft for Markets, Craft…

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Adelaide Fabric, Buttons & Embellishments Swap!

August 20, 2009

When: August 26th 7pm til 9:30pmWhere: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South AdelaideCost: $2 donation to the Box FactoryThis is a member’s only eventNumbers: We have room for 27 Owls – the first 27 to RSVP after 8pm tomorrow (Friday) night are IN! This gives everyone a chance to be alerted to the meeting. You need to comment ONLY once when you RSVP with your name and initial (eg Cherry G!). Please only RSVP for one…

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Brisbane Brown Owls goes eco!

August 17, 2009
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Due to unforseen circumstances six Brisbane Brown Owls braved a morning of crafting and chatting (aka gossiping) in the great outdoors! Sandra busily stitched the morning away on an eco-friendly softie. After much convincing Abbey finally conquered crochet in record time! We ooohed and aaaahed over Helen‘s super granny square blanket and at the end of it all we were lucky enough to meet Melanie‘s new little owlet. Thank you Sam, Abbey, Sandra, Melanie and Helen for a lovely morning,…

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Canberra Brown Owls – 23 August

August 14, 2009
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Freezing? Well come along to the next Canberra Brown Owls meet on Sunday 23 August, where we’ll be tackling freezer paper stencils! You’ll need to bring: a photocopy/printout of a design you want to stencil, something you want to stencil on to (t-shirt, tea towel, fabric), a pencil for tracing the design on to the freezer paper, an exacto or paper cutting knife, and a plastic lid or some kind of paint palette $6 for the room hire. For the…

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Melbourne – Monday 24th August – Stitched and Printed Hanky Panky

August 13, 2009

image via WeeBirdy Hello Owls! Our next Brown Owls event will be Embroidered and Printed Hankies! Inspired by this and Hankie Queen Gemma Jones, we’ll be experimenting with Gocco printing some plain and printed Hankies (and fabric too!) – and we’ll be embroidering some hankies! When : Monday 24 August – 7.30pm until 9.30pm (a slightly later start) – NOT this coming Monday – we have a bye then.Where : Fitzroy Learning Network – REAR entrance – 6 Wood St,…

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Brown Owls Mongolia

August 11, 2009
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Felting and knitting continues in Ulaanbaatar! A bit light on photographic evidence this time but here is one of the final products: a bird bag (finishing touches after our last visit to Ayush at the Woolcraft NGO for some feltmaking). Next time, either/and/or papier mache or back to Ayush for some wool dying and spinning!…

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