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March 2010

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Canberra Brown Owls 18 April – Yo Yo Magic!

March 29, 2010
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On Sunday April 18 we’ll be learning how to make yo yos! These little things of beauty and fun are perfect for appliqueing on your skirt, making quilts, making hairbands, necklaces … anything! I have been making lots of them lately, and they are so addictive! We’ll be using the Clover Yo Yo Makers. You can often pick these up at Spotlight, but I’m also going to do an order over here to save on postage. Just let me know…

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Yarraville BYO change in details

March 23, 2010

Just a couple of changes and updates to the meet on Monday the 29th of March. The venue has been confirmed and we are meeting at the brand spanking new community centrehttp://www.ycc.net.au/ Due to the new security system and the various gremlins infecting it, the times have to change otherwise we might be sleeping over. So it will start a 6.30 and end at 9.30. Also the centre is nut free, so whatever plate you bring, make is sans nuts.…

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Papercraft in Brisbane

March 23, 2010
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On Sunday morning Brisbane Brown Owls kicked off the 2010 craft-along projects with a bit of paper crafting. Abbey led the group of more than 20 owls with her extensive knowledge of cutting, stamping, sticking and hole punching to create beautiful cards, envelopes and buntings. Thanks Abbey for our newly found skills and to everyone else who came along with eager faces and delicious treats! See you all at the next meet up on Sunday 18 April, we have another…

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St George and Sutherland Brown Owls April Meeting

March 23, 2010
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Date: Tuesday 13th April 2010 Time: 7pm – 10pm Location: Thouraya’s Humble Abode (email me for the address with your RSVP) Theme: Sewing VS Crochet – Who will win? Please vote in the comments below as to what you would like featured in this meeting and we will have tutorials on the winning theme (announced the week before the meeting)! We will also have access to a sewing machine, over locker and light box during the meeting if you want…

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Adelaide – Wooden Brooches with Ruth

March 18, 2010
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We seem to be on a bit of a brooch theme these days! But hey you can never have enough. This week Ruth has offered to teach us all how to make these beautiful wooden brooches! When: Wednesday Mar 24th 7pm til 9:30pmWhere: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South AdelaideCost: $2 donation to the Box Factory plus $4 for a kit.Numbers: We have room for 25 Owls – the first 25 to RSVP are IN! Kits…

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Mitcham Brown Owls

March 18, 2010
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Hi Brown Owls, I hope you are all ready for another Saturday afternoon of craft. We are making personal purses, or you can bring your own craft, and of course, we are always offering teaching and support for knitting and crochet. We are looking forward to seeing you all, and please bring any completed work so we can all OOH and AAH again! If you are making a purse, you don’t need to bring anything, it will all be provided…

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Brisbane Owls: RSVP for Sunday’s meet up

March 16, 2010
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Brisbane Owls: It’s time to RSVP for our next meet up! Date: This Sunday 21 March Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm Venue: Recreation Room in Building 7 of Roma Street Parklands Apartments, Parkland Blvd, Brisbane. The Rec Room is on the ground floor of building 7. Building 7 is the end apartment block furthest away from the City. Craft-along Project: Paper Crafts Abbey will be leading the Paper Crafts Project this month with a cute card and envelope plus gorgeous paper…

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Yarraville BYO 29th March

March 15, 2010
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Its come round again so very quickly! Bring what you are working on, those UFOs that are giving you grief or anything you like! Also a plate of handmade goodies to help the craft go down. Crafty time 7-10 Crafty place T.B.C Crafty price $3 RSVP below or at the Facebook group. See you there BeccaXX…

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Canberra (Downer) Brown Owls – 21 March

March 10, 2010
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bunny egg cosy, originally uploaded by two hip hippos. Our next Downer meeting will be 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm Sunday 21 March. Given that we are so close to Easter, some bunny-making might be in order. How about it? Here are a few ideas. We’ll leave you to decide, and bring your own fabric and equipment as well for a fun afternoon of crafting! EggwarmersBunny!Chickies! Gnomes! Or you can make the bunny egg cosy in the photo up above…

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Launceston Brown Owls – Knit 1 Purl 1

March 7, 2010

Hi Launceston Brown Owls, Thanks to Rachael we have a new location! Next meeting will be held on Tuesday 23rd March at 7.30pm at Swamp Cafe, Invermay Road, Invermay. (Corner of Mayne Street and Invermay Road). We’re having a bit of an autumn knit, so bring along your needles and wool and lets start crafting. I’m sure there is enough knitters in the group to help new beginners so if thats you, bring along a pair of medium size needles…

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