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October 2009

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[MITCHAM] Adelaide: 2nd round of Paper Gift Card

October 31, 2009
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Mitcham is Adelaide’s newest Brown Owl chapter. They will be repeating their Origami Secret Gift Card workshop using lovely delightful Amy Butler paper!!!To get involved in the fun here are the details: When: Nov 7th 1:30 til 4pmWhere: Gallery One, 1 Torrens Street MitchamCost: $4 per person To join in you’ll need to bring: Pencil, eraser and rulerScissors or paper cutterBlu glue stickOld plastic loyalty or credit cardFine artline or gel pen- your choice of colourand $3 to cover supplies…

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Owl Broochs with the Adelaide Owls

October 29, 2009
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Golly Gee our Adelaide meetings are good fun – They always leave me feels ever so happy and totally inspired. Last night we all met for BYO or to make owl brooches. We used a pattern from jojoebi to make our little brooches – she’s got a great tutorial that is worth a look. On the way out a group of us spotted the most amazing bike… couldn’t help but take a few photos! How cool!…

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Brown Owls Canberra – October report!

October 26, 2009
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We had a good turnout for the Canberra Brown Owls on a cold wet Sunday, and we welcomed our newest Brown Owl – Cathy from Adelaide Brown Owls – to the nest! The October meeting had crept up rather suddenly on the prefects (oops!) and given them a right royal fright, so they decided to hold another BYO afternoon! I love BYO afternoons – you always have a good time seeing what others are making, and that is inspiration in…

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Gocco with Sydney!

October 22, 2009
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The very best thing about owls is that we learn and share and help each other. Don’t you agree? Tonight, Sydney Owls were lucky to have a gocco demo by Lisa and Manu. Jen brought a third gocco along, so everyone got a chance to try some gocco printing. We printed on paper. We printed on fabric. We even printed on noodle boxes. We had an amazing night. I was in the back room, so most of the designs show…

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Adelaide Owls – Owl Brooches or BYO

October 22, 2009
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Time to announce the next Adelaide Owls meeting at the Box Factory. Come join us for brooch making or BYO. When: Oct 28th 7pm til 9:30pmWhere: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South AdelaideCost: $2 donation to the Box Factory 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 and initial (eg Cherry G!). Please only RSVP for one…

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Adelaide: Mitcham papercraft-ing!!!

October 21, 2009
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Hello! Adelaide launched their second chapter of Brown Owls last night in Mitcham! We had 9 owls {was great to see some new faces too} and had an lovely time playing with the most beautiful double sided Amy Butler paper (I know! Who knew she made paper too?). With some clever origami skills, paper punches, guillotining and ribbon tying we whipped up gift card holders! Keep your eyes peeled for the Mitcham Owl meet dates and workshops below: * Sat…

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Canberra BYO

October 20, 2009
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Hello Canberra owls! Eeeek, what happened to October???It’s already time for our next crafty get-together! Our next meeting will be THIS Sunday October 25 from 2 pm, at the Downer Community Centre (enter from Frencham St, Downer). We had such a blast seeing what our clever owls get up to in their own crafty time, that we are BYO-crafting again this month, so, you should bring along what ever you fancy! In case you’re stuck for Crafty Inspiration, here are…

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Brisbane Brown Owls are turnin’ Japanese…

October 19, 2009
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(Ningyogami by Bel and Julia) Well…not really but we had loads of fun learning how to make Japanese Paper Dolls called Ningyogami which, once you get the knack of are surprisingly easy and quite addictive. A big thankyou goes out to our resident expert on all things Japanese, Melanie for teaching us and for sharing all of her amazing Japanese paper with us, not to mention her vast knowledge of Japanese fertility festivals…..must get some of that candy for our…

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Brown Owls Mitcham are here!

October 15, 2009
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Big news tonight! The Adelaide Brown Owls now have a second venue! Yes that means twice the craft, twice the fun, double the meetings. To get involved here are the details: When: Oct 20th 7pm til 9:30pmWhere: Gallery One, 1 Torrens Street MitchamCost: $4 per person The project at the Mitcham meeting will be an Origami Secret Gift Card. To join in you’ll need to bring: Pencil, eraser and ruler Scissors or paper cutter Blu glue stick Old plastic loyalty…

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