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October 2010

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Canberra Gocco round-up!

October 28, 2010
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Hi all! I am happy to report that the Canberra Owls enjoyed a fabulous Sunday afternoon of Gocco-ing. Michelle and Jo were kind enough to bring along their machine to give us a demonstration, and also had some examples of what they’ve been printing since their Gocco arrived – perfect inspiration! And just look at some of the beautiful prints our clever owls made: And, just when we thought things couldn’t get better, George arrived with a giant bowl of…

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St George and Sutherland Shire Brown Owls

October 28, 2010
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Katie’s Kitchen It was an extremely small group of us last time and we finally made it to the comfy room at the Oatley Hotel! Katie and I worked on our Granny Squares (see her awesome work above) and Sam joined us and did some beautiful stitching! Our next meeting is on a Sunday afternoon for coffee, cake and craft…come along and we can discuss plans for our Christmas meeting! Here are the detais: Sunday Afternoon Coffee and Craft Time…

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:: Brown Owls Worldwide Club Room

October 27, 2010

Hello Owls! I have created a brand new FACEBOOK GROUP for all owls worldwide. If you nip over there, you can request to join and post interesting stuff, view events and even chat live to other owls! Won’t that be great?! If you are an owl this year, or have previously been an owl.. please DO join us!!! xx Pip PS :: if you already have your own group, that is great too!…

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Brown Owls at Nords Wharf

October 26, 2010
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Just a reminder that the Brown Owls will be meeting tonight at Nords Wharf Community Hall, Marine Parade, Nords Wharf.   There will be a lino printing demonstration, plus lots of other inspirational materials to get creative with.  Or bring your own piece to work on.  Tea, coffee and slice too! It’s from 7-9pm. Gold coin donation for hall hire. See you there.…

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New! Welcome to Moreton Bay Brown Owls!

October 24, 2010
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Yay! I am very excited to announce a brand-new chapter of Brown Owls – Moreton Bay, QLD! This came about when fellow BrisStylette Mel from Moose and Bird and I had a chat at a recent BrisStyle event and realised we practically live down the road from each other… and that going all the way into the city for Brown Owls is a big trek! So – a new beginning for some crafty girls – and we want to find…

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To all Brownies

October 19, 2010
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Hi all Brown Owls! The Finnish Brown Owls (=still only me) would like to challenge you all to make softies for Mirabel. It is a charity much closer to you than to me. The distance has not prevented me from being a Brown Owl for three years already, nor from making softies for a good cause. You can read more about the Mirabel foundation and Pip’s appeal here. Here is my this year’s softie, all recycled and whipped together in a very short time.…

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Fabric Manipulation Workshop: ADELAIDE!!

October 19, 2010
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Dear Owls, Next Wednesday the crafty Emma will be teaching us some fabric manipulation techniques. Come and learn how to manipulate a simple piece of fabric with a needle and thread into a beautiful texture – the possibilities are endless. darling dexter Techniques taught will be taken from the book “The Art of Manipulating Fabric” by Colette Wolff. Shibori Girl Supplies to bring on the night: ~1m square of a flat light coloured fabric (Emma will provide calico for $2…

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Sydney Owls Yarn in the Pub

October 17, 2010
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Sydney Brown Owls Yarn in the Pub Wednesday October 20 5.30pm onwards The Evening Star Hotel Cnr. Elizabeth & Cooper Streets, Surry Hills (just up Randall St from Central Station) New Members Welcome – Yarn not compulsory RSVP Below – see you Wednesday, peeps!…

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Mitcham Brown owls

October 14, 2010
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Our beautiful logo designed by Jo Schofield. Hi Owlies, Its time for our next Saturday afternoon meeting. This month we are having a “Finish something off” Meeting. Do you have something that has been sitting for a while? Bring it along and finish it off. Of course, there will also be “Learn to knit and crochet” available. Don’t forget about the free 1940’s fashion parade at the Unley Town Hall , this Saturday and Sunday. Bookings essential ph: 8372 5117.…

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Nords Wharf Brown Owls

October 14, 2010
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You may be wondering ‘where the hell is Nords Wharf?’, well it’s a great little coastal community about 1/2 hour south of Newcastle, NSW.  We’ve not long started our own Brown Owls group and are having a great time meeting new people and sharing ideas.  We meet every second and fourth Tuesday of the month.  At our next meeting you will be able to see a lino printing demonstration and try it out for yourself, or bring along your own…

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