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May 2013

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BROWN OWLS MELBOURNE 3000 CBD: JUNE MEET!

May 30, 2013
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My latest project! (albeit on an angle!) Hello Lovely ladies, Melbourne Brown Owls is on again! After speaking to the wonderful Miss Pearls, the lovely Parlour at Madame Brussels will again be ours one Tuesday night a month, starting in June! I thought I would keep it simple for my first night out and just have a BYO session, which is a little unexciting; however I am hoping to come up with something a bit more adventurous for our next…

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Brisbane: Knitting and crochet for charity

May 28, 2013
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We’ll be knitting and crocheting up a storm of squares for Handmade High Street to stitch into blankets for charity! This is a great meet up to do your bit for a good cause and for beginners to learn some basic crochet. Anyone can create squares of any size for the campaign, more details coming soon! When: Sunday 9 June, 10:30am-12:30pm Where: Indooroopilly Library, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Level 4, 322 Moggill Road, Indooroopilly What to bring: Yarn (acrylic or superwash)…

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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD – regular meets once more

May 26, 2013

this is Lee! FABULOUS NEWS! I am very pleased to announce that Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD group have a new Conveynor – hoorah I hear you all roar. Lovely Lee Turnley will be taking the reins and ensuring that the group can run regularly again at the marvelous Madame Brussels (what would we do without our monthly dose of chablis and toasted chicken sandwiches). What a relief. Thanks Lee for putting your hand up. You’re a star. I will…

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Brisbane: screen printing with cat&vee

May 23, 2013
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cat&vee cushions Brisbane Owls! It’s the one we’ve all been waiting for! Bring your designs to life through the magic of screen printing! Once you have learned the basic principles of simple design and screen-printing, your home, family and friends can look forward to awesome gifts completely made by you – designed, printed and sewn up with love. This three-hour class will be conducted by Catherine and Vanita of www.catandvee.com. We will start with drawing your designs onto A4 paper,…

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Canberra :: Knitting

May 20, 2013
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  Hi Canberra owls! May is nearly over, which means it is time for our next get together!! The cooler weather, and maybe the yarn fumes from the Old Bus Depot Market Celebration of Wool day yesterday, has us obsessed with all things wooly – so this month we’ll be offering a learn to knit workshop! If you’d like to join in all you need to do is let us know in the comments, and bring along your own knitting…

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Brisbane: Crochet Edges

May 20, 2013
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  Ok Brisbane, it’s time to get your crochet on those edges! Gather up your tea towels, wash clothes, blankets, cute postcards, upcycle old greeting cards or add sweet edging to your shirts and skirts! We’ll begin the meet up by learning the absolute basics of crocheting edges on fabric then move on up to cardboard and different designs.  If you’ve never picked up a crochet hook it might be good to watch a few YouTube videos and have a…

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Mitcham Brown Owls – UFO (Unfinished Objects) SWAP meet!

May 20, 2013
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Our Logo, designed and drawn by Jo Schofield Hi Owlies, Do you have pieces of work hanging around that seemed like a good idea when you started them, but either you’ve lost interest, or they’ve gotten too hard and they’ve been annoying you? Bring them along, and swap them with someone Else’s UFO! Here’s your chance to try something completely different and have some fun at the same time! Looking forward to seeing you! The details: Where:  Gallery One, 1…

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Brisbane: Lino Printing

May 20, 2013
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Card-making using lino printing  Join us for a fun informal class and learn (or revisit) the skills of lino printing to make personalised cards with Pierina Curties! In this 2 hour class we’ll make a design, cut it into the lino and print at least one card – but probably many more. Bring your creative eye and throw your perfectionism out the window because print-making is an inexact science – and that’s half the fun. Your friends and family will…

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Come make a RECYCLED RAG RUG with Jo and the Brunswick Brown Owls 22.5.13

May 16, 2013
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Come to Brunswick and recycle and make rag rugs! Brunswick Brown Owls love recycling! What about you?  The talented Jo of Many A Muse  will be sharing her skills to assist us in making a recycled rag rug.  No matter what your skill level you are welcome to join us and learn (or assist). It’ll be fun! Come and join us,  Wednesday 22nd May at 7pm at  the Sporting Club, Weston St, Brunswick, Vic.  for a recycled rag rug tutorial. All…

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