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August 2014

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#LuckyDipSwapShop2014 with the Brunswick Brown Owls

August 26, 2014
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#LuckyDipSwapShop2014  with the Brunswick Brown Owls @The Victoria Hotel in Brunswick The Brunswick Brown Owls ‘Lucky Dip Swap Shop’ project will be a fun-filled evening in which creative folk will swap re-used jars containing craft kits that can be completed on the night. The kit will contain instructions and all materials and tools needed for the project. Please make your instructions simple and easy to follow. The craft jars could include a range of craft supplies for simple projects such as a needle…

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Brisbane: Jewellery with Liana Kabel

August 13, 2014
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It is so exciting to have master jeweller Liana Kabel back at Brown Owls! Liana wowed us with her two Brown Owls Art Bites workshops earlier in the year. They booked out very quickly and we suspect her metal stamping workshop will too! In this 2 hour workshop you will learn all the basics for making your own stamped metal jewellery. Techniques covered will include, making blanks, texturing, stamping numbers and letters, colouring, finishing and assembly. It is expected that…

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Southside Owls ~ Craft Cubed ~ Thursday 14th August

August 11, 2014
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Hello ladies!! Our Southside Owls August meet is part of the Craft Victoria Craft Cubed Festival!! Coming back to chilly Melbourne I’m looking forward to getting my crochet on! The lovely Michelle is now sunning it up in Detroit, and I’m now back from sunny Brisvegas.  We’ve had a last minute change of venue for this month, it was meant to be at Miss Jackson Cafe, but Michelle has graciously offered for us to still her studio, so this month…

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Brisbane: Hexies

August 7, 2014
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sweet hexies from kerri Learn the basics of paper piecing and use up all your gorgeous fabric scraps. Hexies can be stitched up quickly and mapped out to a variety of designs from sweet flowers to geometric patterns. Enjoy some time out hand stitching these little treasures. We’ll also discuss a range of projects you can use your hexies for. Keep an eye on the Facebook page this week for some hex-inspiration! Date: Sunday 10 August, 10:30am-12:30pm Venue: Brisbane Square…

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Brisbane: Thread Wrapped Jewellery

August 7, 2014
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image source Create beautiful statement necklaces, bangles, bracelets, earrings and more using wrapping, weaving and tassel making techniques. We love to upcycle at Brown Owls so dig out all of those left over yarn, string, embroidery thread and woolly bits and pieces and upcycle your old bangles, hoop earrings, or create a new wearable piece from scratch. Date: Saturday 9 August, 10:30am-12:30pm Venue: Carindale Library, Westfield Carindale Cost: Free, a little Brown Owls stash of craft supplies is available for…

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

August 6, 2014
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Hi There Owlies, This month for our workshop we are going to take  a walk on the wild side! With Sally’s beautiful lace table cloth, we thought we might do a little yarn bombing of the trees in the car park at Gallery One, but Shhh! its a secret! These bare naked ladies will be the best dressed trees in Mitcham, when you see them next. For those of you not quite ready to tangle with the seamy side of…

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Cobar joins the Flock!

August 3, 2014
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Or should that be a parliament of owls? Anyhoo…Cobar is having its first Brown Owls session this Saturday 9th August 1-4pm in the Alcove room at the Golfie. Bring something crafty to do and a big smile! Contact Kylie at indigoandquince@hotmail.com if you have any other questions.…

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