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April 2013

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Sunshine Coast Brown Owls, April Dates.

April 6, 2013
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Hello All! April Date has been released. It will be held on Saturday 27th! Theme: RECYCLED – it looks like we are all brimming with ideas – so bring along your recycled material craft to work on and share your techniques/tips with others… Open to volunteers who want to demonstrate anything new… I will be working on doing something with my fused plastic bags… and can demo how to make recycled paper-beads if anyone wants? BYO materials, and cake/food to…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 – May meet up DATE CHANGE

April 6, 2013
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Well, who’d have thought it. Yes, we all thought it was over, but we just don’t want it to be….. Given no one has put their hand up to co-ordinate the Melbourne 3000 CBD Brown Owls group, after I hung up my hook at the end of last year, I thought I’d just have to organise a little gathering for all those that are missing some Melb 3000 action. I would still love it if someone would like to co-ordinate…

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Southside Owls at Frankie and Swiss

April 4, 2013
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Hello everyone! Michelle here, from Frankie and Swiss. This month it’s Brown Owls at my place, 199 Toorak Road South Yarra. And Magdalena from The Craft Revival is our SPECIAL GUEST. She’ll be bringing along her brand spankin new paper die cutting machine and letting us all have a go. Brilliant! I’ve seen what it can do, and it’s cool. In fact, I’d like a giant one that could die cut fabric – that would be very cool… See that owl?…

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Brisbane: Mother’s Day Craft

April 4, 2013
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Learn from the super talented Shirley McAvoy of Stamping Elephants to create a beautiful card and gift box set just in time for Mother’s Day! Stamp, assemble and finish a handmade Mother’s Day Card and put together and decorate a matching gift box that can be used to fill with chocolates or little handmade gifts. When: Tuesday 30 April, 10:30am-12:30pm Where: Caboolture Library at The Hub, 4 Hasking Street, Caboolture   What to bring: 1. A basic craft kit including…

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Brisbane: Crochet Basics

April 4, 2013
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RSVP now for crochet basics at Ministry of Handmade! Julie from Ministry of Handmade has very generously offered to host another Brown Owls meet up! The perfect opportunity for those who previously missed out on crochet basics or who would like to brush up on their hooking skills! Julie has a wealth of experience and knowledge teaching a variety of crafts so bring along your own craft and any burning crafty questions. It’s also a great opportunity to check out…

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Brisbane: Crochet in the round & Granny Squares

April 3, 2013
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Following on from the crochet basics meet up, get ready to crochet in the round as part of Saviours of the Lost Arts! Crocheting in the round is super easy and you can make loads of things from beanies to bowls and baskets, rugs or once you’re on a roll you can cover pebbles, stool covers, beads, anything round! We’ll take you through increasing to achieve a circle, the base of many projects as well as little pitfalls along the…

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Preston Brown Owls April Meeting

April 2, 2013
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Hello Dearest Owls of Preston, This month we are diving back into our craft bags at Cheshire Cafe.  So bring some hand held crafty goodness and join us in a cuppa. Sunday April 21 2 – 4 pm Cheshire 583 Gilbert Road Preston (opposite the park and tram terminus) Everyone is welcome – we love meeting new folks and catching up with those we haven’t seen in a while.…

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