Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Eastern Melbourne Meetup - June Crafternoon!

Enjoy some fun finishing off a project or start something new, relax, chat, and have time out to be creative. There will always be someone who can help, encourage or inspire you! BYO craft to work on: Sewing, knitting, crochet, paper-crafts,etc...... basically, if it is portable, you can bring it! Feel free to bring a packet of biscuits or small plate of something to share. The Wyreena Cafe will also be open for coffees too!

Time: 1pm to 3pm Room: Studio 1 (upstairs)
Cost: $5.00 to cover room hire
RSVP: 9294 5590 for numbers

Looking forward to seeing new and familiar faces there,
Jodi x

Wyreena Community Arts Centre,13-23 Hull Road Croydon 3136 


Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Melbourne CBD Owls May Meet!

Hello lovely ladies,

Come along and get your craft on!

Date:                     Tuesday 27th May
Time:                     6.30pm (usually run til about 9pm)
Location:              The Parlour @ Madame Brussels
                                Level 3, 59-63 Bourke St Melbourne 3000
Bring:                    Craft Project of your choice
Cost:                      No fee for attendance, but you may like to sample the delicious food and drinks on offer as a thank you for the great space
RSVP:                    In the comments section below

Can't make this month? Save the date - June 24th!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Lee x

Monday, May 19, 2014


Designed and drawn by Jo Schofield

Hi There Owlies,

This Saturday for our workshop, the very clever Sally will teach us some hand spinning.
Can you please email me if you will be joining in so that I can give Sally some idea of how many people to bring supplies for.

There is always learn to knit and crochet available and of course, bring along your own work to continue on, including anything you have finished to show off.

See you there!

The details: 
Where; Gallery One, 1 Torrens Road Mitcham Ph: 0431 297 258
When; Saturday May 24, 1.30 to 4.00 pm
Cost; $7 room hire.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Bayside Brown Owls Term 2 Dates

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 go! There's sure to be someone who can help, encourage or inspire you!

Sew, crochet, knit, scrapbook... whatever you enjoy simply BYO crafty project! Tea & coffee will be provided along with a tutor to help you as needed.

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Southside Owls - TUES 13th May. Change of night!

Tonight has been CANCELLED!!! I'm so sorry for the late notice and inconvenience!

Join us in June once again for some fun:)


Next Tuesday night is Brown Owls, yay! It's at Frankie and Swiss again this month - WITH A CHANGE OF NIGHT. Next Tuesday!

Shannon has made this little calendar of the rest of the year as well. See the post below. She's up in Brisvegas I'm moving to Detroit in August! But don't worry, my sister Jacqui, Rachel, Bridie, Cesur and Robyn will keep the wheels on the studio running smoothly:)

It means we need a little switcheroo for the dates and venues for our upcoming meets. Hopefully this doesn't cause anyone too much inconvenience.  Thanks for your understanding!

We had a blast in April, lots of new faces which was lovely! So come along next Tuesday and have a laugh and craft with us!

Date: TUESDAY 13 May 2014
Time: 7:30pm onwards

Venue: Frankie and Swiss, Ground Floor, 199 Toorak Road, South Yarra. It’s the building on the corner of Toorak and Claremont Street. Right on the #8 tram or a 2 second walk from South Yarra station. I’ll also have parking available underneath the building. You’ll need to call me (9826 4261) to buzz you under:)
Craft: BYO a project / printing demo by Michelle maybe?
Goodies: We will have the usuals, like tea and biscuits – Feel free to bring something along if you would like to show off your baking skills!

RSVP: You can leave a comment here or email michelle[at]frankieandswiss.com.au or call me:)
See you all on Tuesday!
xx Michelle

Friday, May 9, 2014

Southside Owls ~ venue and date changes!

Hi lovely ladies

Things have been getting pretty hectic for Michelle and I lately. I'm currently working and living part time up in Brisvegas until the end of July, and Michelle is moving to Detroit in August!!

So we need to change some of the dates and switch the venues for our upcoming meets. Hopefully this doesn't cause anyone too much inconvenience.  Thanks for your understanding!

Any questions please leave a comment here, on facebookemail me or tweet me

Really looking forward to to seeing you all soon!

Shan & Michelle x

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Brown Owls - Eastern Melbourne Term 2 dates

Come and join the Melbourne Eastern Group at Wyreena for monthly creative crafternoons. 

Everyone is welcome to our crafty group. Enjoy some fun finishing off a project or start something new, relax, chat, and have time out to be creative. BYO craft to work on: Sewing, knitting, crochet, paper-crafts and more ... basically, if it is portable, you can bring it! We will discuss what we would like to learn/who would like to teach for upcoming get togethers. Feel free to bring a yummy plate of something to share. The cafe will also be open to purchase a hot/cold drink or something to eat.

Term 2 dates: 

Saturday 10th May 
Saturday 14th June
Saturday 12th July 

Time: 1pm to 3pm 
Room: Studio 1 
Cost: $5.00 to cover room hire
9294 5590 for numbers
Community Arts Centre
13-23 Hull Road 
Croydon 3136 

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Brisbane: Mother's Day meet up

Join Rebecca from edward & lilly and her family (three generations of girls!) for a very special all ages Mother's Day embroidery meet up. Bring your Mum, bring your children or come along for some creative time out!

Use your own embroidery design, practice some stitches for a sampler or choose from a range of designs on the day. Learn how to transfer your design and some simple stitches to get you going.
There will also be child friendly stitching options where kids can bring their own drawings to life with thread!

Meet up details

When: Sunday 11 May, 10:30am-12:30pm

Where: Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane 

What to bring:
Fabric of your choice or a tea towel, pillow case, clothing, anything you would like to embroider on!
Embroidery thread
needle (plastic needles will be available for very young children)
an embroidery hoop
Your own design (or pick one on the day) 
NB: Materials will also be available on the day for a gold coin donation. 
Cost: Free. If you need materials on the day bring along a gold coin donation. 

RSVP: Essential! email brisbanebrownowls@gmail.com