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May 2012

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Appliqué May :: wrap-up!

May 30, 2012
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Hello Owls! We had such a fabulous time at the Canberra Brown Owls May meeting, that we had to share with you all! One of our clever owls, Danielle, taught us a cheaty method for needle turn applique.  Danielle’s ‘Whirligig’, pattern from Sarah Fielke‘s Quilting from Little Things It was very simple, and Danielle brought along some gorgeous, and super inspirational examples of her own work – so don’t be surprised if you hear there’s an applique epidemic in Canberra!…

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Brisbane Owls: Craft Caravan Meet Up

May 28, 2012
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Hey there Brisbane Owls! We have two mega meet ups this week as part of the BrisStyle Craft Caravan. Brown Owls will be set up during two days of the Craft Caravan creative festivities! Day One Where: King George Square When: Friday 1 June, 10am-4pm There’s so much crafting going on at this meet up so put some time aside! Pop in any time for a bit of crafting and a chat, we’ll be yarn bombing King George Square (details…

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St George and Sutherland Brown Owls – JUNE MEETING

May 28, 2012
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It was a small crew this Sunday…in more ways than one.  Amelie finally got to attend her first Brown Owls after much pleading and good behavior! And now it is only 2 weeks till our June Meeting! Details are: Sunday 10th June 2012 Buzzbar Mortdale 22 Morts Road  Mortdale Also I am taking suggestions and votes for some new venues for the rest of the year!  Add them to the comments below or the link on Facebook! See you soon!…

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Southside Owls ~ venue switcheroo

May 28, 2012
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Hi ladies We’ve had to do a little switcheroo of venues for some of the upcoming meets (due to lovely reasons like overseas holidays and babies!) All the dates and everything else will remain the same.  Here’s the update: Thu 14th June – Miss Jackson Thu 12th July – Frankie & Swiss Thu 9th August – Miss Jackson Thu 13th September – Frankie & Swiss, depending on the arrival of Michelle’s baby! Thu 11th October – Miss Jackson Thu 8th November – possibly Frankie and Swiss, stay tuned Thu 13th December – Miss Jackson Hope you are all keeping warm and cosy and are getting in lots of…

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May 22, 2012

Hi There Owlies, It time for us to get together again. This month is a good opportunity to bring along all those half finished things that sit in corners and annoy you! Bring along your work and show us what you’ve been up to. The details: Where: Gallery One 1 Torrens Road Mitcham. Ph 08 8272 4504 When: Saturday 26th May 1.30 – 4.00 pm. Cost : $7.00 room hire.…

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Calling all Melbourne-ish Brown Owlers – Wool for Women

May 22, 2012

Hi there Sue here from Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD branch. One of our lovely owls, Stacey, is involved with a project that I thought you might be interested in. Stacey will be at the Melb 3000 gathering next Tuesday 29th May (see previous post) for more information or collecting donations. Very look forward to seeing you there. over to Stacey: Hello everyone, As a fellow crafter, attending Brown Owls 3000 from time to time, I wanted to let you…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000, May gathering

May 21, 2012
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Hi! Look! I finished my clipboard cover, I only started it about a year ago at the first ever Brown Owls! goodness, my UFO’s are getting out of control. Its been a super long time, i know its only been a months break but it seems like so so so very very long. So we’re definitely due for a catch up. Come guys and gals, newbies and regulars, experts and novices, lets all have a jolly super time. There’s a…

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Canberra Brown Owls: Applique May

May 17, 2012
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Hello Canberra Owls! This month we have a bit of a treat for you – one of our lovely local crafters, Danielle of petits elefants is going to show us the art of applique! Danielle has done some gorgeous applique pieces – check the detail in her stunning whirligig quilt (on her blog here) You can applique on so mnay things: bags, big or small, tshirts or onesies, skirts, cushions or just for something decorative. I’m a bit of a…

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Brisbane: Calling all crafters to yarn bomb King George Square!

May 17, 2012
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Calling all Brisbane crafters, craft groups and collectives to unite on 1 June to yarn bomb King George Square, Brisbane CBD! “Brisbane nights are gettin’ chilly! Calling all crafters to yarn bomb us with some winter woollies!” As part of BrisStyle’s Craft Caravan Festival Brown Owls and all Brisbane crafty groups and individuals are invited to yarn bomb King George Square! When? Friday 1 June, 10am-4pm Where? King George Square, Brisbane CBD How does it work?  You can either yarn…

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