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July 2010

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Canberra Brown Owls Stamping Round Up

July 26, 2010
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We had a cracking time on Sunday! We welcomed two new owls (Debra and Jacki) and one lovely new owlet (Daphne) We drew our designs… Carved and cut the erasers (and sometimes ourselves!) Admired our handiwork… And stamped! A lovely design from one of our talented younger owls. It was heaps of fun! Next month we’ll be taking on the magical Gocco – stay tuned for details! x Naomi, Bron, George and Michelle.…

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Yarraville Brown owls

July 26, 2010
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What are you up to on Monday the 2nd of August?  Nothing much?  Live or work in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne?  If you are an old seasoned owl or a new chick wondering whats going on come along and have a sticky beak.  Time: 7pm-9.30 Place: Yarraville community centre.  We are in the lovely building on Francis St. Cost: $3, plus change if you want tea or coffee  …

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Launceston Owls: W-I-P in a New Roost

July 21, 2010

Hi There All Launceston Owls, We have found a venue and a beautiful one at that! The Design Centre (45-55 Tamar Street), the stunning home of the Tasmanian Wood Design Collection on City Park, has very generously offered to host us next Thursday 29th July from 7.30 pm till 9.30 pm. Big thank you to Melanie for giving us the opportunity to work in this inspirational venue. This will be another work-in-progress night so bring along any projects that you…

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Pin Cushions @ Adelaide Owls

July 21, 2010
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Come and learn how to make a no fuss pin cushion When: Wed 28th JulyTime: 7-9:30pmWhere: Box Factory – Adelaide Community Centre, 59 Regent St South AdelaideCost: $2 donation to the Box FactoryNumbers: We have room for 25 Owls – the first 25 to RSVP are IN! What to bring: 2 pieces of fabric, 6 inches square at a minimum. 2 matching buttons. Buttons should be type with 2 or 4 holes – not covered with shanks) Matching yarn or…

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Sydney Owls Yarn in the Pub

July 19, 2010
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Don’t forget this coming Wednesday July 21st is Sydney Owls Yarn in the Pub. If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to knit socks on a circular needle, come along and learn the magic loop method. Knitting not compulsory, we love all crafts (especially hexies!) Upstairs at the Madison Hotel, Cnr Randall & Devonshire Streets by Central Station, from 5.30pm onwards (happy hour finishes at 6pm) RSVP in the comments below – looking forward to seeing you!…

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Mitcham brown Owls July 2010

July 19, 2010

Hi Brown Owls, Our next meeting is on this Saturday afternoon. We will be ready to help with knitting and crochet, and please bring along your works in progress and finished pieces, so we can see what we are all doing. We are in the process of organising our Wednesday op shop tour, so if you would join us, please reply so we know to email you some details. If any one has some crafts they would like to try,…

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Brisbane Owls! It’s time to take the next crochet step!

July 13, 2010

Is your head feeling the chill this winter? Need something warm and soft to protect your noggin? Join the Brisbane Brown Owls on Sunday 18 July at Chermside Library while we guide you through the steps to making your very own basic crocheted beanie. Bring along your crochet hooks if you’ve got them from last time and some yarn too. We’ll be working off this basic pattern so if you can come along with a printed copy of this that…

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Canberra owls carve it up in July

July 11, 2010

Image from http://almastoller.typepad.com/ Oh what fun we’ll have this month! We’re going to try our hands at stamp carving. There are a myriad of tutorials out there – and here are just a few: http://www.atlasquest.com/tutorials/carving/ http://blogdelanine.blogspot.com/search/label/handcarvedstampstutorial http://almastoller.typepad.com/almastoller/2007/09/carved-your-own.html http://www.iuoma.org/eraser.html http://twocheeseplease.livejournal.com/19678.html http://zenheart.livejournal.com/26395.html The hard bit is going to be choosing what design you want to make! Keep in mind it’s a bit like stencil making – you want to start with a pretty simple design that’s easy to cut around. We’ve got…

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