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October 2012

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Brisbane: Make your own gift packaging

October 30, 2012
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Image from How About Orange We’re gearing up big time for a handmade Christmas! At our next meet up we’ll be making sweet boxes and bags for Christmas gifting (or for those of you having stalls at all the pre-Christmas markets these bags would be perfect!!) Date: Thursday 8 November, 2012 Time: 6-8pm Where: Wynnum Library, 66 Bay Tce, Wynnum Central   Image from Pinecone Camp   What to bring: – Upcycled is always best in our books so bring…

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MICHAM BROWN OWLS

October 24, 2012
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Hi There Owlies, For those of you who took part in the Knitting Nancys, its on again!  For those of you who haven’t heard of them,  Trenna Oelshink, who runs the retro and crafts store,  Irving baby has twice organised and curated a knitting and crochet themed exstravaganza at her store for the Adelaide festival fringe.  In the past we have had a food themed exhibit and an under the sea themed exhibit. For next year, the theme is Aviary,…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 – October Gathering

October 24, 2012
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 Hi lovely Melb 3000’ers and friends. Very look forward to seeing you next tuesday, do come along and join us whether you are a regular or a newbie: when: Tuesday 30th October 2012at: 6.30 – 9pmwhere: The Parlour, Madame Brussels, level 3, 59-63 Bourke St, Melbourne 3000bring: BYO project of your choicecost: no fee for attendance but you may like to purchase a drink or a delight from the Madame Brussels menu, by way of a thankyou for room usageRSVP:…

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Brisbane Owls and BrisStylers: Embroidered Cards

October 19, 2012
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‘Tis the time to think about Christmas cards! We have a sweet project lined up for our next meet up, it’s all about embroidered cards! Plus we’ll be joining forces with BrisStyle for a combined catch up! Date: Saturday 27 October, 2012  Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm Where: Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane CBD   What to bring: – Upcycled is always best in our books so bring along some old postcards or any type of plain or patterned card…

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Canberra Brown Owls: Spring means Stencilling!

October 13, 2012

It’s stencil time again! Come Spring we love to roll out the freezer paper stencilling. It’s always one of our most popular meets!    Image from here You’ll need to bring: a photocopy/printout of a design you want to stencil, something you want to stencil on to (t-shirt, tea towel, fabric), a pencil for tracing the design on to the freezer paper, an exacto or paper cutting knife (and a cutting mat if you have one), and a plastic lid…

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Southside Owls ~ Thursday 11th October ~ Hexies at Miss Jackson!!

October 4, 2012
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Hello ladies!! ** Edit – I’ve added some more details in red below ** Hope you are all enjoying spring and the lovely weather!! I don’t think we’ll be needing the open fire next week!  Come along a join us for for some hexie action at Miss Jackson! The lovely Michelle has been busy having a baby girl, Olivia, since the last meet in September.  Hopefully we might see her next month! Photos courtesy of the lovely Mrs Kate Flatman…

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