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September 2014

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

September 29, 2014
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Hi there Owlies, Congratulations to Cheryl Hutchins who has had a beautiful baby boy!! Flushed with success at our last yarn bombing,  I have made some vine so we can decorate the tree next to the one we bombed, which is now referred to as the bride. Gallery One put images of the bride on their facebook page and received over three hundred hits! I will bring all we need for yarn bombing, if you would like to join in,…

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Brisbane: Spring Weaving Session 1

September 24, 2014
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Spring Basket Weaving Workshops, Brisbane It’s finally here! Brisbane Brown Owls, edward & lilly and The Craft Nest are joining forces to bring you three basket weaving sessions over Spring. Each session will cover a different type of basket weaving stitch using upcycled textiles and materials. The first session is Saturday 27 September, 1-5pm and will cover exposed core button hole stitch (pictured above and below). Session 1: Exposed Core Buttonhole Stitch Date: Saturday 27 September, 1-5pm   All sessions…

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Melbourne Owls: September Meet

September 16, 2014

Hello Ladies! We are on again on Tuesday 23rd September at the lovely Madame Brussels! Come down and have a chicken sandwich and get your craft on :o) No formal activities – think this group will for ever be a BYO project group – seems to be what people like best! Details are as follows: Date:                     Tuesday 23rd September Time:                     6.30pm (usually run til about 9pm) Location:              The Parlour @ Madame Brussels                                 Level 3, 59-63 Bourke St…

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Brisbane: Rag Rugs

September 13, 2014
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Due to popular demand rag rugs are back! Learn the easy and fun ‘toothbrush’ technique of knotting, upcycle your old and unwanted fabric into a fabulous rug or a little basket or bowl! The meet up will cover preparing your fabric to make the rug, the basic knotting technique and a few tips for creating a nice flat circle or a bowl shape. Date: Sunday 14 September, 10:30am-12:30pm Venue: Brisbane Square Library, George Street, Brisbane CBD RSVP is essential to…

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Southside Owls ~ Thursday 11th September ~ UFOs at Miss Jackson

September 7, 2014
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Hello crafty ladies!! The sun is shining, spring is in the air! And that means it’s a good time to clear things out for a fresh start. So it’s UFO time (Unfinished Objects)!! Come along and join us on Thursday night! Bring along a project you’ve been meaning to finish, and get your to do list ready to tick it off!! There will of course still be plenty of chatting, and baked treat eating, and tea drinking. We are a friendly…

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Brisbane: MAD Craft Party: Weave it to me!

September 7, 2014
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Presented by Makers and Designers Australia and Brisbane Brown Owls, MAD Craft Party is a Friday evening crafting session, allowing you to wind down from the week with some great company, a drink and nibbles and learning or developing a creative skill.  Come and create woven wall art that you will be able to proudly hang in your home or give as gift.  It doesn’t matter if you’ve never crafted before…we’ll have people to help you get started and tutorials…

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Brisbane: Crochet Flowers 5 Ways

September 4, 2014
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Rebecca and Michelle are teaming up to teach five different styles of crochet flowers and a leafy garland, suitable for absolute beginners through to more advanced crocheters. Crochet flowers can be made into gorgeous accessories for adults and children or used to decorate home furnishings, wearables, anything you like! They also make sweet gift toppers. Absolute beginners are welcome! Date: Tuesday 9 September, 6-9pm Venue: The Craft Nest, Fallon Cottage, 30 Fallon Street, Everton Park Cost: $10 payable on the…

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