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August 2012

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Brisbane Owls: Paper Garlands!

August 24, 2012
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DIY Globe Garland Perfect for a special occassion or a quick way to pretty up your favourite room! For our next meet up we’ll be paper crafting the day away with some sweet garlands Paper Garland Tutorial   Date: Sunday 2nd September, 2012    Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm   Where: Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale, 1151 Creek Road, Carindale   Ombre Crane Garland   What to bring: – Paper: Bring along any paper you would like to work with, this could…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD – August gathering: Bunting-tastic

August 23, 2012
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Last Melb 3000 gathering I was super delighted to share my happy news of my engagement to be married and even more super delighted to have the good wishes and celebratous goodwill of my lovely Owl-y friends. It was suggested at that gathering that some owls might like to help me with some of the crafty decorations that will be adorning our backyard homespun wedding in mid October – namely assistance with the crochet bunting! So this August gathering Bunting-tastic…

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FELT BALL MAKING WORKSHOP with Allanagh O’Donnell

August 22, 2012
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FELT BALL MAKING WORKSHOP with the utterly adorable  (coz she’s Irish not because she’s short) Allanagh O’Donnell The delightful Allanagh, textile artiste extraordinaire,  will be taking us through an informal workshop on Wednesday 29th August at 7pm at the Sporting Club, Weston St, Brunswick, Victoria. You can make all sorts of crafty things with your felty balls- garlands, mobiles, beads, earrings, brooches, wreaths, toys, pin cushions, you name it! If you’re really keen you could whip up the freckle rug!…

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Canberra :: August 19 :: granny squares

August 12, 2012
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Hi Canberra owls It’s nearly brown owls time again already! Next weekend we’re getting together for some crochet! Don’t worry if you don’t know how – lovely Renae will be teaching how to crochet granny squares! lovely granny squares by Pip from Meet Me at Mikes If you’d like to learn you just need to bring along a crochet hook and some yarn. Probably about an 8 ply (dk) yarn and a 3.5mm or 4mm hook are best for beginners.…

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July Meeting – Hobart Brown Owls

August 4, 2012
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On a lovely day that alternated between bright blazing sunshine and driving rain, Hobart Brown Owls met again in our little cottage.  Excitingly, we were almost a bit squishy in the cottage as we had several new members, including one of 5 weeks old We also covered virtually every crafty discipline as follows: Jaci continued knitting scarves for her triplets (she is onto number three!) Jennie was sewing up a cardigan for her five week old, while balancing the five…

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Southside Owls ~ Thursday 9th August ~ Miss Jackson

August 2, 2012
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Hello ladies!! Come along a join us for our last bit of winter craft action this year (bring on spring!) at Miss Jackson. To appropriately herald out winter, we are going to have cheese, gluhwein and a roaring fire to keep us fuelled for our craft endeavours! And this month’s craftarama is macramé friendship bracelets!! Yay! I got a bit obsessed with making these last summer, they are super easy and quick to do and great for little gifts, for friends of course!…

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Preston Brown Owls August Meeting

August 1, 2012
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Dear Preston Brown Owls, It is our sewing month again!  Please join us at GJ’s upstairs room with your sewing machine and a project to work on.  Cut out a skirt on the gigantic cutting tables or finish sewing that thing you’ve always meant to finish.  Irons, ironing boards, cutting mats available. Tea and coffee provided. Saturday 18 August GJ’s Discount Fabrics 443 Lygon Street Brunswick $5.00 room hire payable to the ladies downstairs We look forward to seeing you…

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