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October 2013

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Brisbane: embroidery with edward & lilly

October 22, 2013
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It’s time for some drawing with thread! Bring along your own design or select from some on the day to create your own beautiful stitched work.  Learn the basics of embroidery including transferring designs onto fabric, using traditional stitches in new and interesting ways and brainstorming ideas for how to finish and present your completed embroidery. This is not a meet up for those looking to learn traditional embroidery but rather an opportunity to experiment with stitches in your own…

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ALL HALLOWS EVE PUMPKIN CARVING with Allanagh, Wednesday, 23rd October 2013

October 21, 2013
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Brunswick Brown Owls celebrate the festival ALL HALLOWS EVE this Wednesday! We will celebrate with carving a big old pumpkin. Never done it before? Me neither, but don’t worry, our champion pumpkin carver Allanagh will be sharing her experience and skills (I’ll share my lino cutting tools with you).  Come and join us, Wednesday 23rd October at 7pm at the Sporting Club, Weston St, Brunswick, Victoria for a Halloween pumpkin carving fiesta!  You’ll need to pick up a pumpkin from a local grocer.…

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Brisbane: Paper flowers and garlands

October 16, 2013
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It’s time to up-cycle some paper! Bring along your old magazines or any paper you would like to use for paper flowers! There will be two flowers to learn, Rebecca’s above and Raye’s fab flowers below! Plus we’ll squeeze in some paper garland ideas too Meet up details When: Sunday 20 October, 10:30am-12:30pm Where:  Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane CBD What to bring:1. Old magazines or any paper you would like to recycle. 2. Scissors 3. Craft glue 4. Paper…

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Mitcham Brown Owls

October 14, 2013
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Hi there Owlies, Our next class is this Saturday, so dig out your crafting goodies and get ready.  Bring along your own work and what ever you have finished to show off and we are having a repeat of the Crochet afghan squares for any one who is interested,  So, be there or be square! Looking forward to seeing you,  Lianne. The details: Where:  Gallery One, 1 Torrens Road Mitcham PH 0431 297 258 When:  Saturday 19th October 2013,  1.30…

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Parramatta Brown Owls Ongoing

October 8, 2013
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Up in the western suburbs of Sydney, a small but pretty regular group has been meeting at Mars Hill Cafe on the last Saturday of the month. It’s a BYOCraft group that has brought spinning, patchwork, cross stitch, knitting, crochet, and other needlework to the table. Mars Hill has wonderful breakfasts and if we might have been shy the first few months, now we all seem to order up a hearty breakfast and lovely drinks upon arrival. Then, just as…

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BRUNSWICK BROWN OWLS MAKE HAT STUFF!

October 8, 2013
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BRUNSWICK BROWN OWLS  MAKE HAT STUFF! Hello lovely crafty types!  Our regular Brown Owl millinery expert extraordinaire, Kimmy, will be sharing her skills and experience for the lead up to Spring Racing time and is running a low key workshop to make a sinamay lily  tomorrow, Wednesday 9th October, 2013 at 7pm. The lily will be suitable to put on a hat, make a headpiece or could be used to make brooch. You will need to bring a basic sewing kit eg.…

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Preston Brown Owls October Meeting

October 4, 2013
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Dear Prestonites, It is cafe time again! Please join us for a couple of delightful hours of conviviality and stitching-however-you-care-to at  CHESHIRE 20 October, 2013 583 Gilbert Road, West Preston 2 – 4pm cost is free but please buy something delicious from our lovely hosts Everyone is welcome – we like new folks! Just bring some handwork.…

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Southside Owls ~ Thursday 10th October ~ BYO at Miss Jackson!

October 2, 2013
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Hello lovely ladies!!The lovely Michelle is going to be drinking pina coladas in Bali next week and visiting some of the places I went to just a few weeks ago! So we’ll be at Miss Jackson for our October meet. The year seems to be flying by! We have had a few topics on lately, so we thought a good old BYO night was in order! Hopefully it will be warm enough that we won’t need to light the open…

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Bayside Brown Owls Term 4 Meeting Dates

October 2, 2013
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Term 4 Dates for Bayside Brown Owls have been confirmed! We will be meeting at The Sewing Bee Cafe every 3 weeks starting on Monday 7th October. Cost is still $10pp with Tea and Coffee provided. Please RSVP to the meeting request next week if you will be coming along! Our next meeting for the year will be from 7:30PM – 9:30PM on Monday 7th October at our new venue The Sewing Bee Cafe in Baxter located at 80 Baxter-Tooradin…

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Brisbane: Catch up on a craft

October 1, 2013
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Did you miss out on a craft this year that you would love to learn? There have been a number of requests lately for some of our 2013 crafts to be repeated so we’ll be having a little meet up next week to catch you all up on the crafts you may have missed! For anyone interested in a demo and some guidance on rag rugs, loom weaving, sashiko, kantha, basket weaving with fabric, a quick crochet lesson or you…

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