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How To Start A Brown Owls Group

July 6, 2015
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Do you want to start your own Brown Owls group? Here’s what you need to do: 1. Find a no-cost or low cost venue 2. Have at least two members at launch date 3. Share skills, snacks and chats with crafters of all levels 4. Welcome beginners 5. Have fun! If you would like to launch a group, please let me know. I’ll then add you as an author on the Brown Owls blog (so you can post meeting details, news…

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Welcome To The New Look Brown Owls Blog

July 5, 2015
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Hi gang, What else would I do when I’m home sick on a Sunday but revamp our Brown Owls blog.  Here’s hoping you have like the changes. Looking very much forward to seeing all the things that are going on in a MUCH nicer way! x Pip   PS: Any queries about access to the blog etc – shoot me an email!…

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Gluten-Free Berry Afternoon Tea Loaf

July 3, 2015
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Here’s how I made the Gluten-Free Berry Afternoon Tea Loaf… 1/2 cup of butter 1 cup of caster sugar (or you could use another type of sugar) 1 tsp vanilla extract (or essence if that’s what you have) 1 cup of coconut flour – I bought mine at Woolworths 1 cup of gluten-free plain flour – again from Woolies 1 tsp of gluten-free baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1/2 cup of blackberries (or whatever fresh/frozen berries you like)…

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MITCHAM BROWN OWLS

March 17, 2015
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Hi There Owlies, When you get the chance pick up the latest copy of “Stitch Craft Create”.  Ansie Van Der Walt has written a great article about brown Owls, and you might even see yourself in there! For this months class, we are going to muck around with Fimo.  I’ll supply the materials, but bring an apron, plastic cutting board  and a  container to take your work home in.  You can also bring along your own projects to work on,…

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Brisbane: Macaroon Purses

March 6, 2015
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We love using up fabric scraps! 100% hand-sewn, these little purses are ultra cute gifts, perfect for storing little treasures.   Tuesday 10 March, 6:30-9pm The Nest, 720 South Pine Road, Everton Park Cost: $10 Bookings here   A materials list will be provided when you book!…

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Brisbane: Folk stitching on felt

February 23, 2015
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   Gather up your felt scraps and embroidery thread and let’s put them to sweet use! I first came across folk stitching on felt a long time ago in Hungary and have always wanted to give it a go. The design possibilties and things to make are endless.  Make ornaments, hair clips, brooches, bookmarks, applique designs, garlands, anything! The end result is only limited by your imagination.  Sunday 8 March, 10:30am-12:30pm Brisbane Square Library, George Street, Brisbane CBD Free but…

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Brisbane: Dates for 2015

February 18, 2015
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About Brisbane Brown Owls Brisbane Brown Owls meet once or twice a month in various locations throughout Brisbane. At each meet up we either learn a new craft or you can bring along your own craft to do. It’s all about sharing crafty knowledge and skills, meeting crafty people and having a cuppa. Brisbane Brown Owls is run on a volunteer basis by Rebecca. How much is it? Brisbane Brown Owls is usually free or very low cost unless there…

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KYNETON BROWN OWLS- Getting their craft on in 2015! YES!

February 17, 2015
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Image from NGV Romance Was Born show- SEE IT NOW! Hello precious poppets! How was your summer? I hope it was full of water balloons and lazy seaside times. And watermelon. Pineapple. Rambutan. Lots of on-trend tropical fruits really. Well we’ve had a lovely break over at the  KYNETON Brown Owls BUT WE’RE BACK FOR 2015! We’re slightly delayed as I’ve been moving house, and with two small kidlets, it’s no easy feat!  But you’ll be raring to go -as…

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Brunswick Brown Owls CRAFT ACTION PACK 2015

February 10, 2015
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Search Results Yayoi Kusama the delightful Japanese artist I was able to experience at GOMA Brisbane late last year… Hello precious poppets! How was your summer? I hope it was full of water balloons and lazy seaside times. And watermelon. Pineapple. Rambutan. Lots of on-trend tropical fruits really. Well we’ve had a lovely break over at the  Brunswick Brown Owls BUT WE’RE BACK FOR 2015! We’re slightly delayed as I’ve been moving house, and with two small kidlets, it’s no easy…

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