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June 2014

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Brunswick Brown Owl WASH CLOTHS, we’re not washing cloths, we’re MAKING wash cloths!

June 25, 2014
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Hello poppets! It’s that time of the year when we hunker down (do we hunker up in summer?) and cozy on in while the rain and wind and fog and mist envelop us in her cloudy embrace. These are the perfect conditions for crafting up a veritable storm, and for the quacking ducks. Free patterns available here on Ravelry by Kate Alvis (all images by Kate Alvis). So to keep the craft up, we’ll be learning how to make WASH CLOTHS…

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St George and Sutherland Brown Owls Dates July-Dec 2014

June 24, 2014
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Sunday July 13th 2pm – 5pm Charlie Lovett 2 Stanley St, Peakhurst NSW 2210 Sunday August 10th 2pm – 5pm Edmonds and Greer, Oatley Sunday September 14th 2pm – 5pm Charlie Lovett 2 Stanley St, Peakhurst NSW 2210 Sunday October 12th 2pm – 5pm Edmonds and Greer, Oatley Sunday November 9th Charlie Lovett 2 Stanley St, Peakhurst NSW 2210 Saturday December 13th 10am – 1pm Finders Keepers Markets and Christmas Lunch…

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Brisbane: Paper beads with Little Deer Studio

June 23, 2014
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Learn how to turn junk mail and other scrap paper into beautiful, unique hand-rolled paper beads! In this 2 hour class Dyani Evans of Little Deer Studio will teach the basic bead-rolling technique and demonstrate how to adapt this to create beads in different shapes and sizes. You’ll have the opportunity to practice bead rolling using different kinds of paper to achieve different effects. You’ll also learn what to look for when selecting papers for bead making, as well as…

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Northside (Watsonia) Brown Owls: New dates!

June 19, 2014
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Hey there crafters!  Northside (Watsonia) Brown Owls has some new dates! For now, all our meetups are BYO your own craft project to work on. We may have some workshops or other stuff happening in the future.  Dates are:  Friday 27th June 7pm – 9pm  Watsonia Library – 4/6 Ibbottson St, Watsonia Thursday 3rd July  7pm – 9pm  Watsonia Library – 4/6 Ibbottson St, Watsonia Sunday 13th July  2pm – 5pm  Watsonia Library – 4/6 Ibbottson St, Watsonia Thursday 24th…

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Brisbane: Cosy Crochet Cowl

June 3, 2014
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Cosy Crochet Cowl Scarf A great looped scarf project for absolute beginners or for those of you wanting to whip up a new accessory this Winter. Use up your yarn and wool scraps or larger balls of yarn tucked away in your stash. OR Bring Your Own Craft for a fun night out. Date: Tuesday 17 June, 6-9pm Venue: The Craft Nest, 30 Fallon Cottage, Fallon Street, Everton Park Cost: $5 payable at the door What to bring: – Yarn…

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St George and Sutherland Brown Owls Crafting Weekend

June 2, 2014
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This weekend is a crafting extravaganza for our Brown Owls group! First we will be heading to the Finders Keepers Markets on Friday night, then having our regular met up on Sunday afternoon at Charlie Lovett in Peakhurst.  We hope to see you there for lots of crafty goodness! Finders Keepers Markets  Friday June 6th 6pm Meeting in the Foyer  Brown Owls Meeting Sunday June 8th 2pm – 5pm Charlie Lovett 2 Stanley St, Peakhurst NSW 2210…

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Brisbane: Star Weaving with Maryann Talia Pau

June 2, 2014
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Photo: Nik Harrison This meet up is a very special opportunity to learn the art of star weaving with Samoan-Australian artist and weaver Maryann Talia Pau. 1 Million Stars to End Violence is an international weaving project that aims to end violence by bringing people together to weave stars. These woven stars are a symbol of light and courage to end all forms of violence, including violence against women. People are invited to show their support of ending violence in the…

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Brisbane: Etsy Craft Party

June 2, 2014
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Sconnie and Jam We’re so excited to be joining forces with Makers and Designers Australia for the Etsy Craft Party 2014! This is a great opportunity to learn from local makers and designers. Etsy Craft Party is a one-day celebration of meeting and making. This year’s theme focuses on transforming photographs into display-worthy works of art using a variety of craft supplies and creative techniques. Transform your photos with: Embroidery and needlework with Bec from Edward and Lilly. Papercutting and…

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