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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 Reboot

August 9, 2015

    Yes, that’s right, come Monday night we’re holding down the power button and rebooting the Melbourne 3000 chapter of Brown Owls! To ease us back into the groove it will be a very laid-back event with BYO craft project. If you are sans crafty project, that’s cool, come along for some inspiration, chats, good food and a beverage. We have had requests from beginner knitters for a lesson in casting-on and basic knitting, and also for a beginners…

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Bayside Brown Owls Term 2 Dates

May 12, 2014
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Term 2 dates have been penciled in for Bayside Brown Owls! We meet once every three weeks at The Sewing Bee Cafe in Baxter. They offer a friendly and welcoming environment where you can shop for beautiful fabrics, patterns and haberdashery. Come along to Bayside Brown Owls! It’s all about having fun and hanging out with like-minded people who love everything crafty! All levels of crafters are welcome, even if you’ve never done anything crafty come along and have a…

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EASTER FESTIVE FUN with the Brunswick Brown Owls

April 8, 2014
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We are a festive lot here at the Brunswick Brown Owls, and we love to celebrate. Purl Bee Bunnies found here That’s why we are popping our southern hemisphere autumnal festival bonnets on and  hopping to do Easter crafts this Wednesday 9th April at the Sporting Club at 7pm.  You’re not into Easter? Yeah, I get it.  Just bring your current crafty project and come and have a chat with us. OR if you are into it, join me in…

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Reginald – the CAE Portrait Prize for Softies

January 10, 2014
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It’s Sue here – hi! I used to be the conveynor for the Brown Owls Melbourne 3000 CBD group, which the lovely Lee Turnley now takes very good care of. We still meet at Madame Brussels with the next date being the 28th January, do hope we’ll see you there. The reason for me dropping by is this. When I’m not Brown Owl’ing and naturopathing I work at CAE, organising the arts and crafts short courses. This all came about…

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ALL HALLOWS EVE PUMPKIN CARVING with Allanagh, Wednesday, 23rd October 2013

October 21, 2013
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Brunswick Brown Owls celebrate the festival ALL HALLOWS EVE this Wednesday! We will celebrate with carving a big old pumpkin. Never done it before? Me neither, but don’t worry, our champion pumpkin carver Allanagh will be sharing her experience and skills (I’ll share my lino cutting tools with you).  Come and join us, Wednesday 23rd October at 7pm at the Sporting Club, Weston St, Brunswick, Victoria for a Halloween pumpkin carving fiesta!  You’ll need to pick up a pumpkin from a local grocer.…

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Hobart Brown Owls gather again – but what should we do?

March 28, 2012
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Our little parliament of owls is meeting again in Taroona after skipping our last meeting. We know this is a duck, but it’s outside where we meet, so just pretend, OK? The scheduled February meeting was (I think) our hottest day this summer, so we all went inside our little bird boxes and wilted (well, I did anyway…). So far our group has been kind of feeling it’s way a little bit – we have had 6 gatherings so far…

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Pretty Pin-Cushions for Pretty Sweet Peeps!

February 27, 2012
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Brunswick Brown Owls make Pretty Pin-Cushions with CASEY The delightful CASEY, a Brunswick Brown Owl who is a master quilt maker (hand sewn, oh my goodness) and collector of gorgeous fabrics (and also works in the head office of an extremely large fabric and haberdashery and homewares franchise in Australia!) will be taking us through a workshop this Wednesday 29th February at 7pm at the Sporting Club, Weston St., Brunswick, Victoria. You will need: 1. Scraps of fabric in about…

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My first night at Brown Owls

June 1, 2011
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Brown Owls Melbourne 3000, 8th June UPDATE – we’re nearly full!

May 31, 2011

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