Hello, and welcome to The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 3: Episode 15 – Quilts and Flowers. Just Quilts and Flowers.
Want to listen to the episode or read the show notes? You’re in the right place!
The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 3: Episode 15 – Quilts and Flowers. Just Quilts and Flowers.
In season 3, episode 15 of the Very Serious Crafts Podcast, serendipity runs high when Mollie literally makes some magic, Haley plans a herbarium, and they both take a stroll through some complicated and compelling quilt history! (Heidi is off on a much-deserved break this week.)
Support The Very Serious Crafts Podcast on Patreon:
The Very Serious Crafts Podcast is on Patreon! (Hooray!)
Support the Very Serious Crafts Podcast on Patreon for early access to episodes, shoutouts, Half-Stitched (our patreon-only off-week bonus episodes), and more! Visit patreon.com/seriouscrafts for details.
If you’ve already supported us: Thank you! You’re the best, and totally the reason that we can continue to grow our podcast and produce even more fun crafting-related content! Everybody wins!
S3E15 Show Notes:
Here’s a roundup of the resources, patterns, and projects mentioned in this episode:
Morning Star Quilts
♥ Quilt Cards by Debbie Desjarlais https://www.debbiedesjarlaisdesign.com/
♥ More about Debbie Desjarlais and her work: https://billingsgazette.com/news/local/native-graphic-designer-reinvents-star-quilt-designs-through-handmade-cards/article_45f1ed3f-1b08-5e45-ae3c-78188d09db66.html
♥ Smithsonian Magazine article featuring a collection of Native American quilts: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/a-spectacular-collection-of-native-american-quilts-11108340/
♥ Academic paper on star quilts by Kim Elise Taylor from UMT: https://scholarworks.umt.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3324&context=etd
The Freedom Quilt
♥ The Freedom Quilt on Instagram:
♥ The Freedom Quilt catalog entry at the American Folk Art Museum: http://collection.folkartmuseum.org/objects/3230/freedom-quilt
♥ Social Justice Sewing Academy: https://www.instagram.com/sjsacademy/
♥ Old video about making feather flowers:
♥ Victorian flower and seaweed pressing from Merchant’s House Museum: http://merchantshouse.org/blog/seaweed-pressing/
♥ Several different methods for pressing flowers: https://www.bhg.com/gardening/design/projects/make-pressed-flowers/
♥ How to make a wooden flower press: https://christines-crafts.com/how-to-make-a-flower-press/
♥ People Have Gone Full 1800s: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/30/style/victorian-era-crafts-coronavirus.html
♥ The flower press that Haley has her eye on: https://amzn.to/32f7LIv (affiliate link)
Ready to subscribe? Head on over to our fancy Listen and Subscribe page to subscribe to the Very Serious Crafts Podcast via the app or podcast purveyor of your choice. We also have an option for subscribing directly via RSS feed, so our podcast should play quite nicely with most platforms!
Thanks so much for listening!