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September 2009

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‘Knitting Nancy’ Adelaide Fringe Exhibition Opportunity

September 30, 2009
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Calling all Adelaide owls crochet & knitters!!! Guess what? The Adelaide Brown Owls have been contacted by Irving Baby! (shop at 33 Twin St, Adelaide) to be a part of a knitting/crochet exhibition at the 2010 Fringe Festival. A letter to the Brown Owls from Irving Baby!: Hello Brown Owls, I am inspired by your crafty skills and invite you to join me in an Adelaide Fringe Festival Exhibition celebrating knitted and crocheted hand-made treats and the lovely people who…

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Brisbane Brown Owls Fly the Coop!

September 30, 2009
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It was a great turnout of members and invited guests to our big day out on Sunday. (Nook – 19 Browning Street, West End) Big thanks go to Michelle who was kind enough to open her sweet little shop, Nook to us for an hour of exclusive shopping. (Brisbane Owls and guests frenzied shopping of handmade and eco loveliness) We then headed down the road for a morning of coffee, craft and chatter at Lock’n’Load. (Crafting up a storm at…

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Wet Felting with Gillian & the Adelaide Owls

September 29, 2009
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The Adelaide Brown Owls had a wonderful time last Wednesday learning how to make felt beads. Such a lovely time that we forgot to take photos… (Sorry everyone!) Gillian did an amazing job preparing bead kits for everyone in the most brilliant colours and included a how to guide so we could all practice at home too.Personally I found it akin to meditation – one of the most relaxing crafting few hours I have had.Our next meeting will be on…

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Melbourne – Monday 5th October – BYO Craft, Wine and Cheese

September 28, 2009

When : Monday 5th OctoberWhere : Fitzroy Learning Network – WOOD ST entranceWhat Time : 7.30pm – 9.30pmWhat : BYO Crafting! Bring : a bit of cheese or dip and some wine if you would like!We’ll have tea and coffee on hand – and a corkscrew too!Who : 20 spots availableSwap? If you’d like to do a crafty swap – bring your swap along – and comment below too! RSVP on this post if you would like to come. xx…

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Sydney Owls October Meeting

September 28, 2009
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Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 7 October at our usual venue: Berkelouw Books in Liechhardt. This meeting will be BYO craft, and the beginning of our Softies for Mirabel project. Image source: Meet Me at Mikes Inspired by Pip’s Softies for Mirabel in Melbourne the Sydney prefects think we should get on board with this worthy cause – our softies will be donated to The Mirabel Foundation in Sydney. So for our meeting next week please bring along…

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Reminder – Brisbane Owls Big Day Out!!

September 18, 2009

Hi Brisbane Brown Owls. Just thought I’d post a quick reminder about our next meet up on the 27th (next Sunday). Please RSVP by today if you’d like to come along to an exclusive shopping spree at Nook (that’s right folks, Michelle is opening the store just for us!!) followed by a morning of crafty good times at Three Monkeys in West End. Check out the original post for all the details!! See you there.…

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Perth Owls Night Meet

September 18, 2009

Greetings Owlettes of Perth. Our next meeting will be a little bit different this time. Since the last Saturday of September also means Grand Final Weekend, we decided to move the meeting 2 days earlier. :*) So if you are free on Thursday the 24th September 2009 do come and join us at the Exomod in Mt Lawley for a little bit of Stitchin’ and Bitchin’. Details are:- Date: 24th September 2009 Time: 7pm onwards Craft: Crochet, knitting or embroidery.…

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Adelaide Felt Bead Workshop 23rd Sept

September 17, 2009
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Gillian (aka Silly Gilly) has offered to teach us all how to make Felt Beads! If you’d like to join in on the wet felting fun then read on… Photo from Gillian’s blog When: Wednesday 23rd September. 7pm til 9:30pm Where: The Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South Adelaide Numbers: We have room for 25 owls – the first 25 to RSVP are IN! You need to comment ONLY once when you RSVP with your name…

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Top End Brown Owls

September 16, 2009
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Hello Darwinians,We are having a meeting TODAY at 2pm to discuss dates and activities for future Brown Owls meets. I will be there, and Bianca will be there, and Bianca’s secret crochet-savvy friend will be there- YAY!If you can’t make it, feel free to comment here with ideas. When? TODAY (Thursday) at 2pm.Where? The Beachfront- Casuarina drive, Rapid Creek. And just so you know- our last Brown Owls meeting was a big bunch of fun! We made owl brooches and…

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