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Reginald voting – come and join in

March 23, 2014
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Hi there A couple of months ago I told you all about a project I’m co-ordinating called Reginald – the CAE Portrait Prize for Softies. Take a look at the original post here if you’d like to be reminded. So far it has been an amazing success. I’ve been completely overwhelmed by the response and the skill and thought that the 63 makers have displayed in their entries. Our wonderful Pip Lincolne, one of the Reginald judges, assisted in selecting…

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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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Perth (Como) Brown Owls – Plushies, Softies, Toys of a Squishy Nature!

April 4, 2011

Do you wanna make a narwhale? The Perth (Como) Brown Owls Group are having another craft day! Yay!  We’ll be meeting at Lisa’s Place in Como, Perth on Sunday April 10 from 12 – 3 (ish, we’re happy if people stay later ^_^) and we’ll be making soft toys! We can choose whatever toy you would like to make! I think that I might make an awesome narwhale or maybe a squishy zombie ^_^ We have many sewing machines, so…

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Sydney Owls October Meeting

September 28, 2009
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Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 7 October at our usual venue: Berkelouw Books in Liechhardt. This meeting will be BYO craft, and the beginning of our Softies for Mirabel project. Image source: Meet Me at Mikes Inspired by Pip’s Softies for Mirabel in Melbourne the Sydney prefects think we should get on board with this worthy cause – our softies will be donated to The Mirabel Foundation in Sydney. So for our meeting next week please bring along…

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Softies at Brisbane Brown Owls

July 19, 2009
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Brisbane Brown Owls had a fabulous day yesterday cutting, stitching knitting, crocheting and chatting about softies. There was loads to show and tell including these cute guys Emma made from the Softies book. The orange ant eater softie is her own design, we hope to see more of them! We all clucked over this little family Sandra brought along, their beautiful little faces were created with teeny tiny embroidery stitches. Amy got straight to work on Miss Buttons, loving the…

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NSW Brown Owls – Help re-stash a crafter

February 16, 2009

Hi NSW Brown Owls, If anyone would like to bring excess craft supplies to the first Sydney Brown Owls meeting that would be great. We will package them up into kits and organise for them to be delivered to Mike’s to be shared out for “Re-stash A Crafter“. Some ideas from the Handmade Help website are: yarn, knitting needles, yarn needle and little scissors yarn, crochet hooks, yarn needle and little scissors fabric, threads, needles, pins, scissors felt, threads, needles,…

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Brisbane Owls – Bring your projects for VIC bushfire victims to the meet

February 13, 2009
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Hi Everyone, As you know Mike’s is organising a Handmade Help Appeal for the victims of the Victorian Bushfires. There is also a collection being made by The Toy Society for Handmade Softies to be sent down to bring some cheer to the kids who have lost everything. I have bought 2 bolts of fabric to make softies for this cause and will be bringing some “kits” cut out to our Brisbane meet (no charge) if anyone is interested in…

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