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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 – some LASTS

November 29, 2012
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Howdy! I have some ‘lasts’ to let you know about: 1. Us Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD’ers had our LAST gathering of the year on tuesday – we had a super pom-pom-tastic time, see below for some nice pics 2. This pom-pom-tastic gathering was my LAST gathering as Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 Convenor – its time for me to hang up my Brown Owls hat, at least from an organising point of view. Brown Owls is still very close to…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 – November Gathering: pom-pom-tastic!

November 16, 2012
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Hello! So for our November gathering, and the last of 2012, we have a special treat. Super Brown Owl Donna will show us how to make beautiful paper pom poms. I was very fortunate that Donna made me some pom poms for my wedding – look there they are above with some crochet bunting. Don’t they look great! If you’d like to join in with pom pom making here is what you will need to bring: tissue paper – at least…

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Brisbane: Recycled t-shirt craft

November 11, 2012
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DIY t-shirt yarn Hello Brisbane Owls and BrisStylers! The combined meet up of two fab Brisbane crafty groups you’ve been waiting for! It’s time to raid your wardrobe or the local op shop to give new life to old t-shirts! rosettes from matsutake There are three options for re-cycling your old t-shirts this time! We’ll show you how to quickly whip up some t-shirt yarn to be used for anything you can crochet, knit, macrame weave or plait OR use…

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November Brown Owls…Christmas is coming!

November 4, 2012
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October Brown Owls was mistakenly booked for Show weekend in Hobart, so we moved it to the the first weekend in November. Most people were making Christmas decorations; some for themselves, some for our Christmas decoration swap. I was making felt matroyshka doll decorations (courtesy of instructions here) in jewel colours: Lis was making reindeer from a pattern she is making up: sorry for this terrible photo…  My daughter beat us all and finished a decoration (though I was browbeaten…

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St George and Sutherland Brown Owls

November 2, 2012
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November Meet and Christmas Party Some photos from our fun October gathering: NOVEMBER MEETING Sunday 18th November 2012 2pm – 5pm Address: Buzzbar Mortdale 22 Morts Road CHRISTMAS PARTY Sunday 9th December 2012 2pm – 5pm Address: Larissa’s Place next to the Hazelhurst Gallery in Gymea (email me for the exact address) Bring a plate and if you want to join in a Lucky Dip for the Secret Santa Swap – Craft Notions and/or Handmade Gifts to the value of…

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Southside November Brown Owls!

November 1, 2012
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Brown Owls time again!  Next Thursday 8th November, join us all for a very good cause – this month we’re going to be making softies – Softies for Mirabel. Pip from Meet Me at Mikes has been running Softies for Mirabel for 6 years now – head over to Mikes for more information about this great cause. “Mirabel Foundation does important work, supporting kids who are affected by parental substance abuse. They also support family members who might be caring…

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