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July 2012

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Brunswick Brown Owl Hoot-A-Long together!

July 30, 2012
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Wednesday, Wednesday, Wednesday, so good to me! This Wednesday is the 1st August and that means it time to hoot-a-long with the Brunswick Brown Owls at 7pm at the Sporting Club in Weston Street, Brunswick. Any person is welcome! Your friends are welcome! Any project is welcome! Any ability is welcome! I have missed your smiling faces and can’t wait to catch up with you all again. And see what exciting projects you all have going. Lots of knitting and crocheting…

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Wool for Women update – from Melbourne 3000 Owl, Stacey

July 23, 2012

Hi, Sue here from Melb 3000 owls, Stacey has asked that I forward this wonderful update to you all – she’ll be there at our gathering tonight – look forward to seeing you then! Sue x Wool for Women Update Thanks to the support of the Melbourne community, especially those at Brown Owls 3000, Aware’s Wool for Women project in Cambodia was a huge success! June’s workshops in Kampot were amazing. The women picked up the skills really well were…

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Brisbane: Four projects over four meet ups!

July 22, 2012
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To wrap up the Winter crafting season we have four big crochet and knitting projects over four meet ups! Choose from any of the following projects at any of the next four meet ups!   Crochet flowers Once you get the hang of these cuties, you’ll be pumping them out in no time! Beginners should start with 8ply yarn and 4-4.5 mm hook and then work you’re way down to crochet cotton. What to bring: Choose the yarn or crochet…

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

July 19, 2012
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Hi There Owlies, Here we are, ready for our next crafting get together.  Bring along all your finished items to show off, I’ve got some hand made buttons from a workshop I can throughly recomend! This month will be a bring along your own stuff to do, with learn to knit and learn to crochet on offer too. I’ve got some great publications for us to look at for inspiration. The Details: Art work drawn by Jo Schofield. Where;  Gallery…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD – July gathering and pattern show off

July 13, 2012
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Hi All Would be lovely to see you all at our next gathering. Yes, it’s a BYO’er again! But to add an extra bit of sparkle, Lee and I thought it would be fun if we did a ‘bring in your favourite pattern’ spot, hence this lovely photo** above – I’m sure you all can’t wait to make yourselves a matching watch band and tie, you are going to look so stunningly gorgeous in this fabulous combo!! Anyway if you’ve…

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Canberra July – learn to embroider!

July 10, 2012
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Hi owls! Not long to go now until our July meeting! We’re meeting on Sunday July 22 at 1:30pm at the Downer Community Centre and we’d like to invite you all to come and learn how to do embroidery! We’ll be using this ace sampler tutorial to practise 6 different embroidery stitches!    To make a cute pin cushion, you’ll need to bring along: A copy of the sampler pattern – you can print it out here A piece of…

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Bayside Brown Owls {Meeting Wrap}

July 10, 2012
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A HUGE thank you to Bargain Box Fabrics in Mornington for hosting the 2nd meeting of Bayside Brown Owls last night! We all had a really great time and walked away feeling all inspired to create something fantastic to bring in next month! The mini tutorial last night was ‘How to Make Granny Squares’ which (in all honesty) was probably a bit too ambitious for everyone who had never held a crochet hook before! However, in saying that, I have…

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Brisbane Owls! Learn to Spin!

July 9, 2012
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Hey Brisbane Owls! Want to learn how to spin? Our next meet up will be a combined with the Night Owls from Queensland Spinners, Weavers and Fibre Artists to have a crack at spinning wool into yarn! Julie Coysh will demonstrate the spinning process and afterwards Owls will be given the opportunity to have a go at spinning for themselves! Bring along some knitting to do afterwards with a cuppa or help us out with knitting some squares for the…

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Southside Owls ~ Thursday 12th July ~ at Frankie and Swiss

July 5, 2012
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Hello ladies! This month we’re back at Frankie and Swiss for our crafty winter fix! We’re mixing it up with a BYO project / digital fabric printing demonstration combo! Soooo, bring along BYO project and chat away over a hot cup of tea and/or bring along an image file (check out file set ups here) to use in a fabric printing demonstration:) Sampling some designs by Love JK Date: Thursday 12th July Time: 7:30pm onwards Venue:Frankie and Swiss, Ground Floor,…

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Brunswick Brown Owls – Winter Hoot Hoot

July 4, 2012
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Tonight’s the night, it’s gonna be alright! It’s Wednesday, 4 JULY ALREADY and that means it time to hoot-a-long with the Brunswick Brown Owls at 7pm tonight at the Sporting Club in Weston Street.  Need some knitting tips? A hand with your crochet? Ideas for your embroidery? Design suggestions for your crafty cards? Come on down! I am in a group exhibition opening on this Saturday and unfortunately I’ll be catching up on work for that so I won’t make…

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