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July 2014

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Kyneton Brown Owls warm by the fire with wine…

July 22, 2014
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Hello crafty friends! I look forward to seeing you THIS THURSDAY,  24th July 2014 at the Royal George Hotel at 7pm.  We’ll be in the warm dining room by the fireplace to the left of the entry.  I only wish I was bringing some broomstick knitting needles! If you wan to find out more, come and join the Kyneton Brown Owls Facebook group too. I’ll also be ordering some cheesy polenta snacks from the bar.  Did you try them?  They…

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Melbourne CBD: Craft Cubed August Meet

July 22, 2014
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As part of the Craft Cubed festival…. come along and learn to make this simple and cute little bunny out of just a simple knitted or crocheted square! Make him big or small, for a son,daughter, nephew or niece to snuggle, or fill him with Potpourri or beans and put him to use keeping clothes smelling nice or holding those all important papers! The possibilities are endless :o) See tutorials below to learn how! http://josoandsew.wordpress.com/tutorials/knitted-bunnies/  http://www.lebenslustiger.com/serendipity/index.php?/plugin/tag/Bunny+pattern Not sure how to…

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

July 19, 2014
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Hi there Owlies, For those of you who have stuck your little tootsies out of a warm bed on to a very cold floor during this unusually cold Adelaide winter, lets be proactive and create some super knitted socks! I’ve got a wonderful sock book that says it is going to solve all our sock problems – so lets just see if it can! Please bring along some sock wool and the band on the wool should tell you what…

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Brisbane: Paper Flowers

July 18, 2014
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It’s so exciting to have Maria Dower along to this very special Brown Owls meet up, numbers are strictly limited for this one so get in quick! Direct from Maria: “My daughter Alison, requested rainbow colour paper flowers for her wedding, so after trying numerous styles  we chose a flower that I designed. It took a period 16 months to complete all the flowers for her wedding.” When: Sunday 20 July, 10:30am-12:30pm Venue: Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale Cost: $15 per…

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BRUNSWICK BROWN OWLS HOUSE-WARMING AT NEW VENUE!

July 15, 2014
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BRUNSWICK BROWN OWLS  HOUSE-WARMING! OOOOOOHHHHH YES! That’s right!  We have moved house! We found a NEW HOME! Can you come to our house warming?  Wednesday. 16th July. 7pm. The Victoria Hotel. 380 Victoria St. Brunswick. On the OTHER side of the railway tracks. We’ll be in the function room.  Trivia is on the same night but you’ll find us together in the company of wonderful people! BYO WIP and come and have some fun! Don’t go to the Sporting Club.…

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Sunshine Coast Brown Owls – July Meet Up

July 12, 2014
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A little bit early this time around Yay! So this month is a WIP catch up day. So we are bringing along any project we are working on, that needs finishing! Enjoy showing and chatting about your work and creative outings/endeavours with others! Some of us went to the recent Finder’s Keepers market in Brisbane – so lots to talk about there! Plus Melinda Saunders has been doing an online “Inspiration and Information” course with Pip Lincolne (the founder of…

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Brisbane: Crochet in the round

July 11, 2014
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Crocheting in the round is easier than it looks 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! Learn the basics of increasing to achieve a circle, the base of many projects as well as little pitfalls along the way like what to do when your crochet circle curls up at the edges or goes wavy! Sunday 13 July, 10:30am-12:30pm…

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July 17th Brown Owls at Frankie and Swiss

July 11, 2014
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Join us next Thursday night (17th July) for the July Brown Owls get together! Back to our usual routine for this one. Bring along a project you’re working on, be it something crafty or otherwise!, and chat away a few hours with some likeminded and lovely ladies. Because it’s cold and wintery, I say I’ll cook up some warming Gluhwein, delicious! And if anyone else wants to bring a treat along, yay. I think I’ll make a cheese platter too,…

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Brisbane: Crochet Tea Light Holder

July 3, 2014
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Upcycle your old jars edward & lilly style with beautiful crochet designs. We are back at The Craft Nest for another gorgeous evening of chatting and hooking. This meet up is not a learn to crochet class but for those who already know how to chain and either single, double or treble crochet. Start your crochet jar cosy and go home with the pattern. Date: Tuesday 8 July, 6-9pm Venue: The Craft Nest, 30 Fallon Cottage, Fallon Street, Everton Park…

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Brisbane: Bandana Printing at Laneway Festival

July 3, 2014
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Yee-Hah!!!! It’s time for a shindig. Celebrate this 4th July with a country hoedown on George St! Wayne and Rebecca will be running a bandana making workshop including fabric stenciling, stamping, painting and drawing. Bring your picnic blanket, cowboy hats and dancing boots for a country music shindig. Feast on gourmet burgers, hot dogs and homemade lemonade. Make your own bandana (free and materials supplied) and hit the dance floor with Australian Bluegrass legends THE COMPANY. This is a FREE…

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