Monday, October 23, 2017

Canberra Brown Owls - October



Get your Tassel On!

So with November only a few days to go until November, this month let’s look at making tassels and turning them into fabulous gifts (for yourself too – that counts!).

A few ideas found in the world of www land and Pinterest:

DIY Coiled Rope Tassel Bowl

Take your tassel making to the next level and make tassels to decorate your handmade rope bowl!

http://fallfordiy.com/blog/2017/01/06/diy-coiled-rope-tassel-bowl/

Easy Tassel Earrings

These cute little earrings use your favourite embroidery threads and a couple of jewellery-making supplies.  Don’t need earrings? Thinks about all the lovely things you can decorate these with!

http://thecraftyangels.com/diy-tassel-earrings-tutorial/

Tassel Bracelets

And how adorable are these bracelets.  I want them all!  Grab your old bracelets and pimp glamp them or make your own from scratch!!  Grab the cute beads and charms and tassel away

http://www.maggieholmesdesign.com/diy-bead-tassel-bracelets/

Easy-ier Tassel Earrings

For even easier Tassel earrings, grab a pack of ready make tassels and craft them up!

http://www.thecraftpatchblog.com/2017/04/diy-easy-tassel-earrings-tutorial.html

For even more ideas for making and using Tassels, try this link:



 


Venue Details:

This month we're meeting in the Community Room located at the West Belconnen Fire Station, on Lhotsky Street in Charnwood. If you're not familiar with the area, you will need to come onto Lhotsky Street and it is opposite McDonalds.

Please park in the public parking area located on the left hand side of the Fire Station. Apologies for stating the obvious, but please do not access the fire station from their main entry on Ginninderra Drive or through their gates on Lhotsky Street.

Access to the Community Room is by a pass which we have organised. The community room also has kitchenette and bathroom facilities.

 

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Canberra Brown Owls - August 2017


It's a Canberra Brown Owls project special! we've got the private dining room booked JUST FOR US and it's totally up to you! We'll have room to spread out a bit more, so feel free to bring your sewing machine, your paper-crafting supplies, or whatever takes your fancy!!

Maybe catch up on all those Unfinished Projects (hexagons for example!).

Whatever you chose, BYO craft and supplies. If you bring along your sewing machine - you may wish to bring a short extension cord!

So join on this Saturday at the Magpies Club in Kippax for an afternoon of crafting!


Be sure to RSVP at our Facebook Event page

 xx

ps Need some ideas and inspiration:

http://www.familycircle.com/home/crafts/projects/diy-painted-vases/


 
https://www.spotlightstores.com/projects/needlecraft-weaving-projects/heartfelt-stitches-embroidery-hoop-art-project  

 
https://au.pinterest.com/pin/543950461234184272/ 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Canberra Brown Owls - June 2017

It's a Canberra Brown Owls project special!  we've got the private dining room booked JUST FOR US and it's totally up to you!  We'll have room to spread out a bit more, so feel free to bring your sewing machine, your paper-crafting supplies, or whatever takes your fancy!!

Maybe catch up on all those Unfinished Projects (hexagons for example!).

Whatever you chose, BYO craft and supplies.  If you bring along your sewing machine - you may wish to bring a short extension cord!

So join on this Saturday at the Magpies Club in Kippax for an afternoon of crafting!


Below are a few links for inspiration:

  Gorgeous Homemade Silk Flower Cards

from http://shabbyartboutique.com/2017/06/diy-homemade-silk-flower-cards.html

 Beaded Bracelets

from https://oombawkadesigncrochet.com/2017/05/beaded-boho-cuff-bracelet-pattern.html?

 Crochet some cute little hand warmers

Click here for the pattern

from http://www.insidecrochet.co.uk/patterns/hand-hotties/ 

 Sew a cute bag

from https://www.craftsy.com/quilting/kits/daisy-delights-flower-bucket-bag/481866


Whatever you choose to make, whether a project that needs finishing or you're looking for something new,  go check out Pinterest. So much inspiration xx

 

May 2017 - It's a wrap

So if you joined us last month you would have seen some wonderful projects in action.  Especially Dream Catchers!

A few happy snaps from the day, 'scuse the lack of editing :( :

Gorgeous Dream Catchers of Maree & Lydia using kits xx

Obligatory group photo of lovely projects xx

Fabulous know work by Angela in sunshiney yellow xx

Angela's knot work is amazing xx



My crochet work to make the doily xx

The finished dream catcher xx

We hope you can join us this Saturday at Brown Owls.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Canberra Brown Owls - May 2017

It's a Dream Catcher special. BYO kits or supplies to make your own Dream Catchers (think hoops/rings, ribbons, lace, beads, feathers). Join on this Saturday at the Magpies Club in Kippax for an afternoon of Dream Catching.  Or feel free to bring your own project!

Below are a few links for inspiration:


https://savvy.rejectshop.com.au/diy-dreamcatcher/
 Crochet Dream Catchers: https://au.pinterest.com/pin/369365606928037439/

Easy Dream Catchers with tassels: https://au.pinterest.com/pin/369365606927801900/


Repurpose your doilies: http://mokkasin.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/du-vet-val-att-de-ar-mgaiska.html (use google translate) or this one: https://au.pinterest.com/pin/162833342757657954/


http://mokkasin.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/du-vet-val-att-de-ar-mgaiska.html
 or http://alldaychic.com/diy-dream-catcher-delight/ 

Or why not try making Dream Catcher cards - they're just stunning too! https://au.pinterest.com/pin/321163017153540045/

Maybe a mixed media Dream Catcher takes your fancy: http://mixedmediaplace.blogspot.com.au/2016/08/dream-catcher-by-sylwia-video.html.


http://mixedmediaplace.blogspot.com.au/2016/08/dream-catcher-by-sylwia-video.html
Whatever you choose, go check out Pinterest and search on Dream Catcher. So much inspiration xx