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April 2011

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Perth (Como) Brown Owls – Plushies, Softies, Toys of a Squishy Nature!

April 4, 2011

Do you wanna make a narwhale? The Perth (Como) Brown Owls Group are having another craft day! Yay!  We’ll be meeting at Lisa’s Place in Como, Perth on Sunday April 10 from 12 – 3 (ish, we’re happy if people stay later ^_^) and we’ll be making soft toys! We can choose whatever toy you would like to make! I think that I might make an awesome narwhale or maybe a squishy zombie ^_^ We have many sewing machines, so…

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Origami Brown Owls Adelaide Style!

April 4, 2011
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Our gorgeous Brown Owl member Chieko was here visiting from Japan and on her last night with us showed us how to craft ourselves a beautiful flower and small box using origami. Like how innovative we Brown Owls are? Using beer bottle tops for glue holders is a great idea! And to finish off the night, we folded ourselves some super cute frogs and had an impromptu session of “My Frog Can Jump Further Than Your Frog”.…

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Canberra Brown Owls: Burnt Flowers

April 2, 2011
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This month we’re going to have a go at burning flowers! Burnt flowers can be used for brooches or headbands or clips or to embellish just about anything… they’re super easy and heaps of fun! Check out these tutorials…Burned organza flowersBurned chiffon flowersBurned flowers Image: http://www.flickr.com/people/42604749@N04/ Most of these tutes use organza, but you can use just about any polyester-type material… anything that will burn basically! Just not cotton or silk – they will just burn right up (don’t ask…

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:: Brown Owl Member Profile :: Lili from Devonport

April 2, 2011

Lili and Edie! Name :: Lili Alexandra Endelmanis Foster Brown Owls Group You Belong To :: co creator of the Devonport, Tasmania Brown owl group Lives :: In a lovely federation house with lost of garden in Latrobe Lives With :: My Marj, Dad, Brother, Sister and my little baby girl Edie Pets :: lots and lots! That’s what comes with having lots of land, plus being a bit of an animal lover/hoarder/impulse buyer some of them to just name…

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:: Brown Owls : Owly Member Profiles : This Is ME!

April 1, 2011

via Hello! I would LOVE you to write a little profile about yourself so we can see who is Owling along! Here is what to do :: Send me a photo of YOU! Answer these questions :: Name :: Brown Owls Group You Belong To :: Lives :: Lives With :: Pets :: Favourite Crafty Thing To Do :: The Best Snack To Make To Is :: Favourite Crafternoon Music :: Three Awesome Links :: Then email the lot to…

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:: UPDATES!

April 1, 2011

Brooke and Kirsty (looking about 11 years old….!) Hello Owls! I have updated the Brown Owls blog to include a calendar of events, current up to date contact/chapter list and the links to Facebook and the new TWITTER account too! I think I have to INVITE you to the Google Calendar? So if you’d like to be invited and add your events all by yourself, then let me know and I will add you as a collaborator! Otherwise I will…

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preston meet this sunday!

April 1, 2011

Hi Brown Owls! DATE: Sunday 3rd April TIME: 2- 3pm ish WHERE: Pearl Oyster Cafe- 114 Miller St, Preston (stop 37 on the 112 tram) WHAT: Its a crochet theme, so if you’d like to learn how to crochet, bring a hook (size 4) and some yarn (8ply) and I’ll teach some basics. Otherwise, you can always just bring your own crafty project that your working on. COST: free- but purchase a cup of tea or coffee as a thank…

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