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Canberra owls carve it up in July

July 11, 2010

Oh what fun we’ll have this month! We’re going to try our hands at stamp carving. There are a myriad of tutorials out there – and here are just a few:

The hard bit is going to be choosing what design you want to make! Keep in mind it’s a bit like stencil making – you want to start with a pretty simple design that’s easy to cut around.

We’ve got two sets of carving tools – but we could use a couple of extra if anyone has any. You can pick them up at craft shops for about $15 if you’re really keen.

If you would like a kit containing two erasers and a blank card let us know on the rsvp of the Brown Owls post. You’ll need $3 for the kit and use of the stamps and carving tools, or just $1.50 if you want to use the stamps and carving tools. Or you can bring your own!

The next meeting is on 25 July at the Downer Community Centre at 2.00pm. Don’t forget your $6 for room hire and any nibbles you might want to bring. Can’t wait to see you!

Naomi, Bron, George and Michelle.

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15 Comments

  • Reply Michelle July 11, 2010 at 11:36 am

    I'm in! I will pick up some carving tools, and won't need a kit.

  • Reply cass July 12, 2010 at 11:50 am

    I'm in for sure.
    I'll need a kit (is the eraser for carving?)

    Cass

  • Reply Kuka July 17, 2010 at 9:56 am

    yes – i'm in!
    i'd love a kit please! thanks =)

  • Reply Michelle July 18, 2010 at 11:06 am

    Sorry I can't make it. Hope you all have fun!

  • Reply Joanne July 21, 2010 at 6:40 am

    I'll be there- I will need a kit- hope it is not too late to let you guys know

    Joanne

  • Reply cristy July 21, 2010 at 11:37 pm

    I'll be there (for the first hour or so) and I'd love a kit if I'm not too late. I have some lino carving tools that I'll bring along, in case they are of any use.

  • Reply JenMeister July 22, 2010 at 5:22 am

    I'll be there too and would also like a kit if I'm not too late. I'll bring along my lino cutting tools :)

  • Reply Anonymous July 22, 2010 at 10:51 am

    I'll be there I don't need a kit. Sandra A

  • Reply Anonymous July 22, 2010 at 11:55 am

    Im so sorry I wont be able to make it this month. (and Im so sorry Im so late too! Bad George!)

    Anoymous George xo

  • Reply Jackie July 22, 2010 at 11:31 pm

    Hi, I would love to come along (first visit!) I will need a kit if its not too late otherwise I am happy to watch!

  • Reply gnomeangel July 23, 2010 at 10:13 pm

    Hello Wonderful Ladies!
    I can't make it this month due to being over committed. (Or I wonder if that's I should be committed!)
    I hope you have a most wonderful day!
    Ange

  • Reply Kathy July 23, 2010 at 10:15 pm

    I'll be there…really looking forward to this one. I hve some lino cutting tools somewhere, will dig them out and bring them along. I won't need a kit. See you all there!

  • Reply Suzy Hausfrau July 24, 2010 at 12:25 am

    Sorry for the late response…had left laptop powerpack in Melbourne – doh! Anyhoo…hoping to come just not sure, fingers (or tallons) crossed I finish my chores in time. PS do owls have tallons?

  • Reply Anonymous July 24, 2010 at 1:01 pm

    I've got plenty of stuff for all! Newby's welcome! See you all tomorrow!
    Naomi

  • Reply Mandor July 25, 2010 at 12:20 am

    Hi ladies,

    I'm going to be missing this month as well :(
    Curse you weekend work shifts!

    Amanda :)

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