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Episode 16: At least we’ve got cushions now?

The cushion covers came from Sunburst Outdoor Living

David Allen’s Getting Things Done has free online tools.

 

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Episode 15: Stash acquisitions and tea cosy knitting days

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Fifi’s Fabricology

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Farmer’s Wife Quilt – my Pinterest board

Baby Sweater – Fisherman’s Pullover in 60 Quick Baby Knits by Sixth and Spring Books.

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Loani Prior Tea Cosy books:
How Tea Cosies Changed the World
Pretty Funny Tea Cosies
Wild Tea Cosies
Really Wild Tea Cosies

My finished Tea Cosy:

 

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Episode 14: Garden parties and updates

Been off at science fiction conventions so just a quick update on a rainy day.

 

 



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Episode 13: Castitonitis, Baby Sweater, Mini Skeins are go!

Loop – 15 Camden Passage, Islington
(The coffee shop I mention is – The Coffeeworks Project and was my best cup of coffee in London – 96-98 Islington High Street)

Fisherman’s Pullover from 60 Quick Baby Knits – I’m using Cascade 220 Superwash

Space Cadet Creations Mini Skeins Club

Space Cadet Creations Mini Skeins Pinterest

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Episode 12: Indoor Plants and The Tulip Bulb Project

Tulips in glass jar – Pinterest

Tesselaar

Star Fish Lily

 

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Episode 116: 18 March 2015

Our special 2014 Galactic Suburbia Award episode! Listen to find out our winner and shortlist for our award to honour activism and/or communication that advances the feminist conversation in the field of speculative fiction.

CULTURE CONSUMED:

Alisa: Haven S5, Tempest’s Reading Challenge

Alex: Tehanu, Tales of Earthsea, and The Other Wind, Ursula le Guin; Jupiter Ascending; Waistcoats and Weaponry, Gail Carriger.

Tansy: D’Artanyan i tri Mushketyora (1979); New Avengers: Breakout prose novel by Alisa Kwitney; New Avengers: Breakout, by Brian Michael Bendis; Curb Stomp #1 – Ryan Ferrier (writer), Devaki Neogi (artist); Princess Leia #1 – Mark Waid (writer) Terry & Rachel Dodson (artists).

NEXT TIME: tune in for our Ursula Le Guin essay spoilerific. We will be covering: “The Space Crone” & “Is Gender Necessary? (Redux)” (both in Dancing at the Edge of the World: Thoughts on Words, Women, and Places) and “Science Fiction and Mrs Brown”(in The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction).

Please send feedback to us at galacticsuburbia@gmail.com, follow us on Twitter at @galacticsuburbs, check out Galactic Suburbia Podcast on Facebook, support us at Patreon and don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes if you love us!



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Episode 11: The Scones Fiasco plus JAM

Ash’s Scones Recipe:
5 cups of SRF
1.5 cups cream
1.5 cups lemonade.

I baked them at 220 degrees C for about 10 minutes.
Lots of advice on touching the dough for the minimal time possible. Don’t overwork it.

Jam from Just Add Moonshine –  justaddmoonshine.wordpress.com – check out the tasting notes

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Mothers group spread – scones, Tim Tam bites, biscotti

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Jam and cream!



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Feedback Friday March 20

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Episode 10: Meditation, positive outlook and baby up the garden path

 

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Episode 9: An angsty meander through knitted shawl patterns of future past

Downton Abbey shawl is the MKAL by Jimmy Beans Wool hosted through Ravelry

Mini sweater pattern from greensandjeans.blogspot.com

Artisan Corner: Peppermint Bay shawl by Mitenae at knitty.com

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Episode 8: Frogs, birds and new growth

 

The Silver Princess

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Finally the first new growth

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The paperbark regreening

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Episode 7: Unboxed Yarnbox and the Edith’s Secret Shawl

Yarnbox Luxe

 

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Edith’s Secret Lorna Laces YarnJimmy Beans Wool

My version on Ravelry

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Episode 6: And there was lawn

 

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Episode 5: Just Your Average Mini Skein Obsession

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Bears Rainbow Blanket

KnitCrate Mini Skeins

Space Cadet Mini Skeins Suggestions Pinterest Board

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Feedback Friday episode:

Champagne and Socks Group on Ravelry

Building Blocks Project

Heidi’s Currently Creating

Space Cadet Creations – sign up for the newsletter on the front page (lower right hand corner)

Yarnbox

JAM – Just Add Moonshine – justaddmoonshine@gmail.com and @justaddmoon on Twitter

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Episode 4: Up the Garden Path

No lawn installation but a completed garden path!

 

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Episode 3: Dream in Color Shrug

New finished object

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My blog posts from 2014 about New Years resolutions and craft organisation:
The List 2015
Planning And Meltdown Panic Freakout
Craft Space Organised
An Unexpected Lesson

Yarn Clubs and Subscriptions services mentioned:

Rocking Sock Club
The Cookie A Sock Club
Space Cadet Creations
Mad Tosh Sweater Club
KnitCrate
Yarnbox

Dream in Color Shrug – Ravelry

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Feedback Friday Episode

Thank you for your emails, comments, Tweets and pics.

I mention Elizabeth Gilbert appearing at the Perth Writer’s Festival. You can view her TED talks here:

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Episode 2: Introducing Project Cobra – defeating the barren wasteland of sadness and despair

My garden plan by Landescapes

Before:
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New Patio

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Getting Underway

 

 

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Leftover bricks

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Path!

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The Solstice Quilt, Part 1

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Jinny Beyer’s Solstice Quilt Kit
Subscribe to her newsletter here – she often has sales, subscriber only offers and free patterns.
Jinny Beyer’s Block of the Month has moved to Craftsy in 2015.

You can view my finished blocks of the quilt on my Pinterest page.
Here’s the Beyer video of how to cut the mitre border strips without using maths!

And here is how I accidentally cut the outer border strip – yes, I was being careless and was cutting a fabric without completely unfolded it first.

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