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The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 3: Episode 5 – Make Do and Mend, E-Waste Looms, and the Crafts of Animal Crossing
In season 3, episode 5 of the Very Serious Crafts podcast, Haley makes plans for apocalypse weaving, Mollie escapes to her Animal Crossing craft room, and Heidi brings all the make do and mend vibes. Sadly, sheltering in place hasn’t given any of them extra free time.
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S3E5 Show Notes:
Here’s a roundup of the resources, patterns, and projects mentioned in this episode:
Crafting in Animal Crossing
♥ The First Time Mollie Talked About Video Games and Crafting: https://www.veryseriouscrafts.com/2019/02/11/the-very-serious-crafts-podcast-season-2-episode-3/
♥ Animal Crossing New Horizons: https://www.amazon.com/Animal-Crossings-New-Horizons-Standard/dp/B07SR1BRN5
♥ Mollie’s Animal Crossing Craft Room (and her Wild Olive hoodie!):
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It’s me! With pink hair and official Wild Olive merch! I super love #animalcrossing and although I don’t play TONS, I do play a little everyday. This is my growing craft space, and I couldn’t resist making a kawaii thread hoodie to share. What other Wild Olive designs should I make in the game?
♥ Modern Handcraft’s Animal Crossing Sewing Room:
♥ Another Cute Animal Crossing Craft Space:
♥ The E-Waste Apocalypse Looms: https://hackaday.com/2018/09/02/the-e-waste-apocalypse-looms/
♥ These Post-Apocalyptic Looms Were Made From E-Waste: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/qvmg9b/post-apocalyptic-e-waste-looms-kati-hyyppa
♥ Post-apocalyptic Weaving Video:
Group Topic: Make Do and Mend Mentality
♥ Freezing Milk: https://www.thespruceeats.com/how-to-save-money-by-freezing-milk-1388299
♥ Tips for making your own rags (tips on what towels/garments work, what to cut off, what to save, etc.): https://www.livingonadime.com/cleaning-rags-save-money-paper-towels/
♥ Draw a Chameleon from KTO Art:
♥ Haley making cloth masks for friends and family:
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Making masks for my mom and other family members in Michigan. (Mind you, when I asked my mom if she wanted masks a few weeks ago when I first started making them, she said no. 🙄😂) . . . . #sewing #sewer #sewersofinstagram #sewist #sewistsofinstagram #crafter #craftersofinstagram #makersgonnamake #covid #sewingmasks #coronavirus #covid19 #stayhome
♥ N-95 mask cover tutorial: https://www.instructables.com/id/AB-Mask-for-a-Nurse-by-a-Nurse/
♥ Adjustable side face mask sewing tutorial: https://www.whitearborquilting.com/adjustable-side-face-mask/
♥ A roundup of mask tutorials from Fancy Tiger Crafts: https://fancytigercrafts.com/blogs/projects/shortage-of-masks
Additional scientific and medical resources re: COVID-19 and Cloth Masks
♥ The Girls’ Own Book by Mrs. L Maria Child: https://books.google.com/books?id=UhSgAAAAMAAJ
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