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July 2011

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July 29, 2011
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Yes Folks! tomorrow is FootscrayBrown Owls born to knit event. We are looking for crafty crafters with a couple of hours spare tomorrow to join us in our knit fest for a very good cause. Whats that? I hear you say you’d love to come but you are stuck with the kids? I say BRING EM!!!! The Happy River Cafe would have to be one of the most kid friendly parental stressfree cafes happening in Melba. So there really are…

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Dresses for Haiti!

July 27, 2011

At the beginning of the month the Sunshine Coast Brown Owls got together to make pillow case dresses for Haiti! It was a lovely afternoon, and our dresses are being sent off to Haiti now to clothe some beautiful children! Kim was our fearless leader this week, and she showed everyone how to make these dresses! Our next Sunshine Coast meetup will be on the 13th August, 2-4pm (place to be confirmed). We’ll all just be focusing on our own…

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Cheerio, I’m off to have babies… ….. SO COME AND SAY GOODBYE AT OUR LAST PRESTON MEET

July 25, 2011

Hey there Preston Gang, Yes, its true! I’m having a baby and will be hanging up my Preston Chapter Leader shoes. I’d love for you all too come along to our final Meet this August. Heres the details…. DATE: Sunday 14th August TIME: 2- 4pm WHERE: Pearl Oyster Cafe- 114 Miller St, Preston (stop 37 on the 112 tram) WHAT: Bring along your own crafty project that your working on. COST: free- but purchase a cup of tea or coffee…

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Adelaide Owls – Beautiful Brooches

July 25, 2011
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Brrrrr…. it’s cold! But that’s not news to you Adelaidean Brown Owls. Come and share some warmth and laughter with us this Wednesday night. Feel like a quick little project to try this week? How about this little beauty? photo from here Betz White has made this gorgeous brooch above and you can too! What to bring: Felt scraps – including two pieces measuring at least 14cm x 8cm each Sewing needle and threads Felt bead if you would like…

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New Brown Owls: Cootamundra

July 21, 2011

Hi there lovely people, I’m Katie Lowe & I’m starting a Brown Owls group in Cootamundra. Ok so for those of you who have no idea where Cootamundra is, it’s on the South West Slopes in the Riverina area aka country NSW, 90kms from Wagga Wagga. Anywhoo I don’t know how many people from the area know of Brown Owls but I hope to change that soon. We will be having a day session and an evening session both once…

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

July 21, 2011
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Logo designed by Jo Schofield. Hi There Owlies, I hope you are ready for another afternoon of crafting, as our next Saturday afternoon meeting is upon us. This is another byo craft meeting with Julie available for help with Temari and Lianne available for help with knitting and crochet. If any one has any ideas for work shops, especially if you would like to present a work shop, or demonstrate a skill, we would love to hear from you. we’ll…

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:: Brown Owls Recipe E-Book!

July 21, 2011
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We are going to publish a Brown Owls E-Book! YES!  If you head over the Facebook group, you can pick up the link and add your recipe!  If you are not a member over there, just join and I will add you! Or someone else will add you! Because there are many owls popping in over there! SO.  We are ironing out the nuts and bolts of our Recipe Book E-Book, but we think it would be good if we…

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The INAUGURAL Ipswich Brown Owls Parliament

July 20, 2011
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Ipswich (Qld) Brown Owls Inaugural Parliament will be sitting at the brand new Cultiver in Ipswich’s Top of Town.  We will be making Strawberry Pincushions as seen in the lovely Mollie Makes Magazine. Please bring any fabric scraps you have (they need to be approx the size of a cd), some thread, your sewing kit if you have one and a small plate of food! Please don’t stress if you don’t have any of the required items for the project,…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000, August meet

July 20, 2011

Sorry for the lack of lovely photo image to make this blog post look all lovely but blogger is not behaving and will not let me upload one – gggggrrrrrrr! Howdy! Time is flying and it is nearly time for our next Melb 3000 Brown Owls gathering – woot woot! hoorah! Here are the details:when: Wednesday 3rd August 2011at: 6.30 – 9pmwhere: The Parlour, Madame Brussels, level 3, 59-63 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000why: because we love it!bring: BYO craft project…

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Canberra Brown Owls 30 July – scrabble tile pendants

July 19, 2011
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Hello lovely Owls,Brrrrr, I hope you’re all keeping toasty warm in this wintery weather! Our next meet is approaching – Saturday 30 July – so here are some details for you. I’m a bit excited about this one!We’re going to give scrabble tile pendants a go this month. Aren’t they pretty? There are quite a few tutorials on the web (I’ll link to several at the end of this post), and of course an image search will throw up dozens…

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