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September 2009

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Canberra Brown Owls – crafty catch up!

September 14, 2009
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Helloooo Canberra Owls! Our next Canberra Brown Owls meeting will be Sunday September 27 from 2 pm!Can you believe it is September ALREADY?!By my calculations that means 7 ace Owly meets so far AND also 7 brand new projects! Sometimes one afternoon isn’t quite enough to get those crafty bits finished, so this month we’re having a ‘catch-up’ afternoon to work on just whatever you would like. So, bring along something you want to finish from a past meeting, something…

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Rad-elaide freezer paper capers!

September 10, 2009
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With Melissa’s expertise the Adelaide Owls really were a busy bunch of productive ladies on Wednesday. Another great night with lots of laughs, new faces and even some fabric and clothing pattern sales for charity *yay*! We will see you again soon for a Wet Felt Bead workshop on the 23rd Sept. xx Cathy, Tracey & Cherry…

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Sydney Brown Owls Meet – Thursday 17th September

September 7, 2009

Sydney Brown Owls our next Lane Cove meet is Thursday next week. When : Thursday 17th September 7pm -10pmWhere : Centrehouse, 178 Longueville Rd Lane CoveCost : $5 for the hire of the roomBring: Snacks to share and a cup for tea or coffee Theme: Screenprinting and Stamping We are going to explore the world of Gocco’s and stamping. Lisa has volunteered to bring along her Gocco to show us how they work. If anyone else has a gocco and…

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Brisbane Owls: RSVP for the Brown Owls Big Day Out

September 3, 2009

Brisbane Owls: It’s time to RSVP for Brown Owls Big Day Out! Date: Sunday 27 September Time and Venue 9:30 am – Meet at Nook, the fabulous new shop for handmade and eco at 19 Browning Street, West End. Michelle has very kindly offered to open the shop on a Sunday for an exclusive retail therapy hour just for Brown Owls! This is a very special offer so please do come along to meet Michelle and to support all the…

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Adelaide gets freezer paper happy :D

September 3, 2009

The fabulous Melissa has offered her expert stencilling skills and we are going to try our hand at stencilling onto fabric using Freezer Paper from the USA!!! When: Wednesday 9th September. 7pm til 9:30pm Where: The Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South Adelaide Numbers: We have room for 20 owls – the first 20 to RSVP are IN! You need to comment ONLY once when you RSVP with your name and initial (eg Cherry G!). Please…

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Your favourite crafty tools!

September 3, 2009
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Much like my photos, Sydney Brown Owls last night was a bit of a blur. Time goes so fast when you’re having fun. Last night, we chose the theme bring a favourite or unusual tool for show and tell. I thought I’d mention some of the gems that Sydney gals can’t get along without: – chopsticks for turning corners and filling fiddly softies– clover hera markers for scoring fabric– clover finger presses for opening seams– ergonomic clover crochet hooks to…

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Sydney Owls in the News

September 1, 2009
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A month or two ago, the Sydney Owls had a few guests at our meeting including a photographer and writer from AusPost’s new Australia Today magazine. They were doing a piece on craft groups and the Brown Owls are at the forefront of this trend. But we all knew that didn’t we? It’s a pretty ace article and sums up what the owls do – make, learn, teach, share, chat, eat and give. The new magazine is only $3.50 and…

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