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The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 18 – Show Notes

The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 18 – Show Notes
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S02E18 Show Notes:

Here’s a roundup of the resources, patterns, and projects mentioned in this episode:

Mr. Big Stuff Inspired Patterns

♥ Mollie’s Cross Stitch Patterns in Cross Stitch Crazy #259:

Haley’s Hand-Embroidered Collar Renaissance

♥ Cat collar embroidery from Sara Barnes of Brown Paper Bag, @brwnpaperbag and @brwnpaperbag_stitch on Instagram:


♥ More info on Sara’s collars: https://www.brwnpaperbag.com/2019/06/04/cat-collars-hand-embroidery/

Embroidered collar tutorial examples

♥ Hand Embroidered Peter Pan Collar tutorial from The House that Lars Built: https://thehousethatlarsbuilt.com/2014/06/hand-embroidered-peter-pan-collar-craftsy-giveaway.html/
♥ DIY Embroidery Collar Video Tutorial from Anna Blankstein:


♥ Pretty Floral Embroidered Collar Tutorial from Flamingo Toes: https://flamingotoes.com/pretty-floral-embroidered-collar/
♥ Mollie’s Embroidered Collar in Simply Sewing Magazine #56:

♥ Heidi’s Astro-Turf Peter Pan Collar: https://www.handsoccupied.com/how-to-astro-turf-peter-pan-collar/

Heidi’s Jeans-Fitting Adventure

These are the pants she tried on ahead of recording this episode & what they actually look like (on models at least). Heidi ordered all of these in the same size to directly compare fit among styles:

♥ Levi’s Women’s Straight 505 Jeans: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VNQOCY0/
♥ Levi’s Women’s 721 High Rise Skinny Jean: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B071NDZWH6/
Note: Heidi misspoke during recording and referred to these as 711 jeans.
♥ Levi’s Womens 724 High-Rise Straight: https://www.zappos.com/p/levis-womens-724-high-rise-straight/product/9121362 (Heidi kept these.)
♥ Levi’s Premium Premium Wedgie Icon Fit: https://www.zappos.com/p/levis-premium-premium-wedgie-icon-fit/product/9001632
♥ Levi’s Womens Wedgie Straight: https://www.zappos.com/p/levis-womens-wedgie-straight-steppin-stone/product/9122142/color/777260 (Heidi kept these.)
♥ Torrid: https://www.torrid.com/

Block Printing Fun

Mollie’s first try at block printing: https://wildolive.blogspot.com/2019/09/trying-out-wood-block-printing.html
Tutorial: Block Printed Cat Pattern T-Shirt: https://www.redhandledscissors.com/2012/07/tutorial-modern-kitty-print-t-shirt/

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