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August 2011

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Bayswater Brown Owls

August 24, 2011
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Perth (Bayswater) Brown Owls next meet is a BYO craft meeting! Date: Sunday September 18 Time: 2pm – 4pm Venue: Bayswater Family Centre (cnr Murray and Crowther streets) Bring whatever you may be working on and a gold coin to help pay for the venue! Any questions please email shodgson@westnet.com.au or silverthreadsofhappiness@gmail.com. Hope to see you there! Sarah and Megan…

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Preston Brown Owls Lives Again

August 22, 2011

Dear Preston Owls, I am Rebecca, your new chapter leader whilst Keti is feathering her nest. We give her a big thankyou for nurturing our little craft community in sunny Prestonia and look forward to her crafty company whenever she feels the urge. Our next meeting will be Sunday September 18 2pm – 4pm Pearl Oyster 114 Miller St Preston stop 37 on the 112 tram please purchase a tea or coffee to thank our lovely hosts RSVP in the…

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St George and Sutherland Brown Owls – September Meet Up

August 22, 2011
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There has been a CHANGE IN SEPTEMBER PLANS! I haveam having a stall at Creative Lane in Marrickville Town Hall…fortunately/unfortunately this falls on the same date and time as our next Brown Owls Meeting – so I thought it might be fun to hold the meeting at the markets! They are indoor and full of awesome craftiness from local handmade artists…but if you had your heart set on a meetup at Buzzbar on Sunday 11th September I am happy for…

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Adelaide Brown Owls – BYO night

August 21, 2011

It’s a BYO night! Take advantage of the great light, heating, tea & coffee facilities (and great company!) and join us for some crafting. Bring along some show and tell if you like as we love to see what everyone has worked on in between meetups. And if you want to bring a plate of nibbles to share then please do – cooking craftiness is welcome too. When:   Wednesday 24th August 2011 Where: The Box Factory, Regent St South, Adelaide…

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Canberra Brown Owls – stamp making!

August 20, 2011
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We’ve just had a lovely afternoon of crafting with the Canberra Brown Owls.  This month prefect Bron organised for us to do stamp making. We used some tools that Bron had specially bought, and the erasers in the kits that she had lovingly put together, and set to work! Personally I found keeping to a straight line pretty difficult, but that may have been because I was talking too much. Or eating too many of Bron’s lovely cupcakes (which were…

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

August 18, 2011
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Our logo drawn by Jo Schofield. Hi there Owlies, Our next meeting is coming up – next Saturday. Yet another chance to finish off something that’s been bugging you, or to start a wonderful new project! Julie and Lianne will be available to help with Tremari and learn to knit and crochet. At this stage we have decided to cancel our Tuesday class due to low numbers. We are currently looking at whether it would be feasible to hold a…

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Cootamundra Brown Owls September Meet

August 17, 2011
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We had a great first month at Cootamundra Brown Owls. We had only four people at each session but as it’s only early days and didn’t have much publicity happening, I think that was pretty good. We had cake and lots of crafting and chatting. Dorothy & Robyn crocheting  We had people crocheting, appliqueing, beading & card making, what fun! Silly me forgot to take photos until the last minute so I only have one of these two lovely ladies at…

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Sunny Coast Brown Owls have a BYO craft-a-long!

August 17, 2011

On the weekend we had out August meetup for Sunshine Coast Brown Owls. What a lovely group of people we’re accumulating there. I can’t wait for us to grow even more! It was a BYO craft day, and our first day at our new location- the Maroochy Neighbourhood Centre! People were sewing, paper crafting, painting, crocheting, and cutting. It was a frenzy of activity! Thankfully we had Stephen from the The Sewing Machine Doctor there to help some of us…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000, September meet

August 15, 2011
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photos: boostjuicebars.com & mimiyaya on etsy Howdy! Announcing our next gathering ~ Tuesday 6th September ~ RASPBERRY RIPPLE night! Yes… as some of the participants from our gathering earlier this month may well have heard me talk of… we’re going for a themed night next gathering – a broad theme, that everyone can interpret however they so wish. I can offer a couple of possible interpretations of our Raspberry Ripple theme: 1. Crochet Ripple’ing – I shall bring a pattern,…

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Canberra Brown Owls – 20 August – eraser stamp carving

August 12, 2011
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Hello Canberra owls! It’s only just over a week until our next Brown Owls meeting, on 20 August, and I am very excited to tell you we are revisiting an old favourite this month – eraser stamp carving! If you haven’t tried it before carving your own stamp from an eraser might sound a bit mad, but its really lots of fun, super simple, and the results you get can be quite amazing! There are loads of tutorials out there…

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