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June 2012

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Hobart Brown Owls – June Meeting

June 30, 2012

Hobart Brown Owls had a slightly more owl-ful meeting for June, thanks to some new owls and some old. There was lots of yarn work: Jaci is knitting three scarves (one for each of her two year old triplets..!) and left-handed Lis is learning to crochet: A blur of crocheting I finished a crochet owl (but forgot the pipe cleaners to make his feet) and continued with the final sleeve of Marcus’ jumper, which I started a while back at…

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Brisbane Meet Up: Born to Knit

June 25, 2012
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Brisbane Meet Up: Learn to knit for a great cause! The Born to Knit campaign asks supporters to knit woollen blankets and squares for vulnerable children. Their aim this year is 6,500 beautiful, warm blankets.Through their programs in Australia and in countries such as Laos and Cambodia, all knitted blankets donated to the Born to Knit campaign will make their way into the arms of caring mothers. A little bub in Cambodia, read more on the Born to Knit blog…

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Happy hexing :: Canberra :: June wrap-up

June 22, 2012
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We had a WONDERFUL time at Canberra Brown Owls this month – Michelle taught us the art of English Paper Piecing, and I think it’s safe to say a hexidemic has broken out! This little guys are so cute and so EASY that every one is a bit hex-addicted! I’ll spare you any more gushing (and avoid serious overuse of words like CUTE and ADORABLE) and just show you some pics of some of our Owlie’s work: Here are George’s…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 – June gathering

June 20, 2012
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a few projects in progress – what to work on next???? Hi there Please come join us at the Melb 3000 CBD gathering this month. It’s a casual BYO’er. Come one come all. It really is jolly nice Details: when: Tuesday 26th June 2012at: 6.30 – 9pmwhere: The Parlour, Madame Brussels, level 3, 59-63 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000bring: BYO project of your choice cost: no fee for attendance but you may like to purchase a drink or a delight from…

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Brisbane Meet Up: Little Granny Squares

June 14, 2012
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  Hey there Brisbane Brown Owls! Want to make some cute little granny squares? We’ll be teaching the basic granny square at our next catch up. Beginners can start on a standard granny square and slowly work your way down to something teeny enough to make this:  Image and tutorial here There’s loads of things you can make with granny squares, anything from cushions to gloves, business card holders, pin cushions, slippers and loads more! Check out the Pinterest page…

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Mitcham Brown Owls

June 14, 2012
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Hi There Owlies, What perfect weather for the craft yarns and the open fire! I seem to be making the most of it, and its time for us to get together and share our creativity again. This month, apart from bringing along your own projects to finish off, we also have learn to knit and crochet available. We’ll look forward to seeing you and don’t forget to bring along any finished pieces to show off! From Lianne. The Details: Where…

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Canberra Owls June :: EPP

June 7, 2012
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Hello Owls! This month Michelle will be teaching you everything there is to know about English Paper Piecing. It’s a fun, portable method of piecing quilts, or creating shapes to applique onto bags, shirt or whatever! And maybe you’ll become addicted to EPP like Michelle is! We’ll start out by piecing together some 1 inch hexagons into a Grandmother’s Flower Garden arrangement, but of course you can do anything you like. Take your inspiration from other English Paper Piecing sites…

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Southside Owls ~ Thursday 14th June ~ BYO at Miss Jackson

June 7, 2012
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Hello ladies!! Michelle will be sunning it up in Fiji next week! Woo hoo!! So we’ll be meeting at Miss Jackson again for some winter craft action! Date: Thursday 14th June Time: 7:30pm onwards Venue: Miss Jackson, 2/19 Grey Street St. Kilda (through the big rusty gate) Close to the #16, #96 and #112 trams, and nearby parking below Craft: Your BYO project Goodies: We will have tea, wine and baked goodies, please feel free to bring something along if you would like to show off your…

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Canberra Brown Owls :: June & beyond!

June 4, 2012
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Hi Canberra Owls! We’ve got some really excellent crafty projects planned for the next few months,  so to help you plan which meetings you just can’t miss here’s a peek at what we’ll be up to at our June, July, and August meetings!(remember, all our meetings are held from 1:30-3:30 on Sunday arvos, at the Downer Community Centre) 17 JUNE :: English Paper Piecing At our June meeting Michelle is going to give us a beginners guide to English paper…

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