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Last update: 2015-03-28

Episode 74: Girl Spies

2015-03-28
Length: 38s

In this episode, the girls continue from their last podcast and talk about some of the female spies throughout history, and how many of them used crafting to send secret messages. Then, in crafting, the girls talk about how their own fiber arts and their not-so-secret codes embedded into them. As always, show notes can be found on their blog at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com/

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Episode 73: Tools of the Trade - Buying a Sewing Machine

2015-03-20
Length: 22s

In this special Tools of the Trade episode, Jade discusses how to buy a sewing machine, including what features you need for nearly all of your sewing needs from costuming to cosplay or just general sewing and crafting.

The accompanying article (with photos and reference links) can be found on the show notes page at: The Geek Girl Crafts Podcast

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Episode 72: Spies Amoung Us

2015-03-12
Length: 50s

In this episode, the girls seriously geek out about the t.v. show, Agent Carter, in all it's amazing glory (WARNING: There are major spoilers in this episode). Then, in the second half of the show, they talk about their fiber arts, rant about the lack of girl heroes being printed on fabrics, as well as squee about MAKE magazine's blog featuring one of their projects. For shownotes, check out their shownotes page at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 71: Creative Juices

2015-02-27
Length: 49s

In this episode, the girls recap their back-to-back weekend of conventions from DundraCon, GallifreyOne, and Stitches West. Then they talk about their overflowing creative juices that have been stimulated by the cons they attended. Show notes can be found at: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast

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Episode 70: Tools of the Trade - Crochet Basics

2015-02-16
Length: 13s

In this special, Tools of the Trade, episode, Sandy gets down and hooking! She describes the basics of crochet, what you need -- from hooks and fiber -- and how to get started. The corresponding article can be located on our shownotes page at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 69: Dude! My Opus Medius!

2015-02-11
Length: 42s

In this heavy crafting episode, Sandy & Jade discuss their crafting projects, including Jade's Opus Medius. They talk about their in-progress knitting projects and some helpful tips to provide structure for knitted garments.

Sandy discusses the Harry Potter "Craft-A-Long!" and Jade jumps onto the band-wagon with her own Who Crafts-a-long! In the meantime, the girls are preparing for a heavily GEEK episode after everyone returns from their respective conventions!

As always, shownotes can be found on their shownotes page.

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Episode 68: Geek Love

2015-01-27
Length: 1s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade discuss upcoming events for February, including geek gifts for Valentines Day. And España sends in a field report reviewing the book, "Rivers of London". Then in crafting, the girls talk about some of their disasterous projects, and Sandy announces a Harry Potter craft-along, where you can make anything Harry Potter related. Show notes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 67: Tools of the Trade - Beading with España!

2015-01-12
Length: 12s

In this Tools of the Trade episode, España describes all of the things you need to start beading -- from tools to findings to storage containers!

Her beading article (with photos) can be found at: http://geekgirlcrafts.blogger.com

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Episode 66: Multi-Tasking in 2015

2015-01-07
Length: 48s

Happy New Year!!! In this episode, the girls geek out about the animated movie, Big Hero 6 (note: SPOILERS), and our reporter-in-the-field, España, sends a report from Leicester, England.  In the second half of the episode, the girls discuss their crafting round-up for the year (from knitting, sewing, cosplay) and their current works-in-progress. As always, shownotes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com/

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Episode 65: Tell Me What You Want

2014-12-10
Length: 50s

In this podcast episode, the girls talk about holiday gift-giving for your favorite geek and/or crafter (maker and otherwise DIY type person), including some gift ideas. They also advocate telling your loved ones what you want for the holidays, as well as directly asking your friends/family for a wish list instead of trying to second-guess them. Then in crafting, the girls talk about their multitude of projects in the works, and being grinches with their crafting this year.

Shownotes can be found on their blog at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 64: Movie Lineup

2014-11-14
Length: 44s

In this episode, the girls squee about the upcoming Marvel movie lineup (despite the lack of female main characters), talk about arcade gaming, and briefly about the latest new show, Constantine. Then they geek out about their fiber crafting including their latest knitting and sewing projects.

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Episode 63: Amateur Holidays

2014-10-23
Length: 43s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade discuss about the upcoming science fiction/fantasy events in the local area. Then, the girls geek out about costumes for Halloween, and the simple things you can do to make a costume on a budget. 

In crafting & DIY, they talk about their latest upcoming project, 'Tools of the Trade', then discuss their knitting (and other fiber arts) along with beading. As always, shownotes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 62: ConVolution Special Report

2014-10-03
Length: 22s

In this special 20 minute episode, Sandy & Jade do a "live" recording at ConVolution 2014. They are joined by the Masquerade Director, Radar Wylie, and Jade's partner-in-cosplay. They discuss ConVolution's first ever masquerade, Jade & Bill's costume/cosplay entry, and give a general report of the convention itself.

As always, shownotes can be found at: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast blog.

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Episode 61: Playing Catch Up

2014-10-01
Length: 25s

In this heavy crafting episode, Jade & Sandy play catch up on the events of the past month. They talk about their knitting, crafting, and sewing projects, and hint at the special upcoming episode recorded with some special guests at one of the local conventions.

As always, show notes can be found on their shownotes page at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 60: We Are Groot

2014-08-28
Length: 48s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade geek out about the latest Sci-Fi movie, Guardians of the Galaxy...warning...MAJOR SPOILER ALERT!!! After talking spoilers, they talk about their latest fibery project (knitting and crochet) and Jade's current cosplay costume project. 

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San Diego Comic-Con Wrap-up

2014-08-06
Length: 48s

In this episode, Jade gives a brief report of her trip to San Diego Comic-Con and her experience at the Masquerade. Then in the crafting section, Sandy talks about the world's ugliest duvet cover and her attempts to make it less so. As always, the show notes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com, including links and videos for SDCC.

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Episode 58: Fairy Tales Retold

2014-07-23
Length: 50s

In this episode before España goes to the UK, the girls talk about the re-telling of fairy tales from different points-of-view, starting with Malificent (don't worry, no spoilers). They discuss some of their favorite books, movies, and authors who have utilized this particular genre. Then in crafting, España waxes about seeing her beading supplies again in the UK, Sandy talks about her new alpaca fleece, and Jade can't really talk about her super seekrit (not-so-seekrit) project.

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Episode 57: Crafting Again

2014-06-25
Length: 28s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade talk catch up on crafting projects since they last podcasted together. They talk about their knitting, crocheting, and Jade's seekrit sewing project. Sandy also talks about her decoupage paper project and offers up a picture tutorial. As always, shownotes can be found on their website at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 56: Fanime Report

2014-06-19
Length: 39s

In this episode, España & Jade geek out about Fanime and Clockwork Alchemy that occurred over Memorial Day weekend. They wax on about the costuming/cosplaying, the convention panel tracks, and the Masquerade at Fanime. (FYI There's no crafting portion of this episode.) As always, the show notes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 55: Part B of Episode 54

2014-04-30
Length: 40s

For Episode 54, the girls realized that they had geeked out for nearly a full hour about Captain America and Agents of Shield. So they decided to spin the crafting & DIY section of Episode 54 into its own episode. In this episode, Sandy & Jade talk about their crafting, knitting, and sewing projects. As always, show notes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com/

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Episode 54: Captain America - Winter Soldier

2014-04-24
Length: 52s

In this all geeky-topic episode, the girls discuss the movie, Captain America: Winter Soldier, and its cross-over with the t.v. show, Agents of Shield; not to mention fan-girl over a few of the characters. Be advised that this episode is heavy with spoilers, so you have been warned. The normal craft & DIY portion of the show will be released in its own separate episode as the girls ended up talking beyond their normal time frame. Show notes (including links to the Marvel One-Shots) can be found at: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast

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Episode 53: Science Facts

2014-03-31
Length: 1s

In this episode, the girls touch upon all of the nifty science fiction that has become science reality for us in today's modern society, from magical Nautilus submarines to printing out artificial limbs. Then they talk about their latest crafting and DIY projects for the spring. As always, shownotes can be found on their blog: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast at http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 52: Sci/Fi in Mainstream Media Today

2014-03-03
Length: 1s

In this episode, the girls talk about some of the science fiction/fantasy/horror genres currently available on t.v. and in the movies; when they were growing up, they were hard-pressed to find more than a handful of t.v shows and now they can't keep up. In the crafting part of the show, they discuss the creativity juices that flow during the various conventions because of the interactions between geeky fans and how it continues afterwards -- from costuming to knitting/crochet to jewelry to LARP writing...or even creating a podcast.

As always, shownotes can be found on their blog at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 51: MegaCon Weekend

2014-02-27
Length: 27s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade talk about the three different conventions that they've attended in February: DundraCon (a gaming convention) GallifreyOne (a Doctor Who Convention), and Stitches West (a fiber arts convention).  As always, the shownotes can be found at: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast.

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Episode 50: Half a Century

2014-02-05
Length: 47s

In this episode, the girls celebrate their 50th podcast by speculating on the new Star Trek CSI episode. For crafting, Sandy & Jade discuss Ravellenics and finishing projects for February. Show notes can be found on their website at: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast

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Episode 49: Flaming Self Promotion

2014-01-16
Length: 1s

In this episode, España is back! We catch up with her and talk a little bit about the holidays, as well as doing some shameless self-promotion. Then Sandy & Jade go onwards to talk about crafting from the holidays and into 2014. As always, shownotes can be found at: Geek Girl Crafts Podcast.

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Episode 48: Sleepy Holidays

2013-12-16
Length: 55s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade talk about Sleepy Hollow on Fox, then delve into holiday crafting ideas. Show notes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode47_HammerTime.mp3

2013-11-30
Length: 55s

In this episode, the girls review THOR (2) The Dark World, and then geek out about their crafting. Show notes can be found on the Geek Girl Crafts Podcast blog.

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Episode 46: ConVolution Field Reports

2013-11-11
Length: 31s

For this special episode, all three girls -- Sandy, Jade, AND España -- record field reports from ConVolution 2013. 

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Episode 45: Shielded

2013-10-14
Length: 48s

In this episode, Jade is joined by Bill while Sandy is unable to podcast. They talk about the new show, Agents of Shield, and the DIY projects they are currently creating. As a warning, there are SPOILERS for the new t.v. show, Agents of Shield. Show notes can be found on: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 44: Batfleck

2013-08-29
Length: 55s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade wax on about the upcoming Batman movie and their thoughts about the announced star (as well as other related tangents). Then they talk about their costuming for the upcoming convention, ConVolution. As always, show notes can be found at http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com.

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Episode 43: Ebooks

2013-08-19
Length: 54s

In this episode, Sandy & Jade review Stefon Mear's first novel, "Magician's Choice". Then they segueway into ebooks versus print. And of course, as always, there is crafting!

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Episode 42: Life, the Universe, and Everything

2013-07-19
Length: 50s

In their 42nd episode, the girls have finally found the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything! (Just kidding). But they did find what they wanted at WesterCon66. The girls report on the convention, and talk about their costuming plans for the next one as they play to go to the Ball!

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Episode 41: Bright Eyes

2013-06-27
Length: 1s

In this long awaited episode, the girls have a special guest host. The three discuss the Memorial Day con-a-palooza, and their costuming plans for the upcoming conventions. As a special treat, Espana sends a report of the first leg of her journey to Spain.

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Episode 40: España-Less

2013-05-20
Length: 51s

In this first episode without España, the Sandy & Jade go into hyperdrive about crafting and making. Shownotes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 39: Book Club - Throne of the Crescent Moon

2013-04-29
Length: 52s

In this week's episode, the girls take a moment to squee over their latest squee-worthy items. Espana has a special announcement to make. And then, the girls review the book, Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed. (WARNING: There are spoilers in this podcast!). Unfortunately, the girls talked a bit too long about the book, so there's no crafting in this episode, but they'll make up for it next time. As always, the shownotes are located at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com.

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Episode 38: MiniCrafting

2013-04-11
Length: 19s

The recording for Episode 37 ran a bit long, so we've taken this snippet of crafting and created its own mini-episode! We hope that you enjoy. As always, our shownotes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 37: Conversations with Jean Martin

2013-04-08
Length: 52s

In this episode, we have a special guest, Jean Martin, who talks about her life in fandom, how she got involved, and how it's changed her life....along with the usual crafting, costuming, and their merry in making. As always, our showotes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 36: Role Models

2013-03-22
Length: 1s

For this episode, the girls talk about their childhood role models from t.v. while growing up. Then, in the 2nd half of the show, the catch up on all the crafting they've been doing for the past month. For the complete shownotes, please go to: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 35: Mega Con Weekend Wrap up Part 2

2013-03-01
Length: 23s

In this episode, the girls conclude the Mega Con Weekend wrap up, and talk about Stitches West 2013. There was something for everyone, including España. Check out the photo album on our Google+ page!

As always, our shownotes are on our blog.

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Episode 34: Mega Con Weekend Wrap Up (Part 1)

2013-02-28
Length: 52s

In this episode, the girls discover (again) how much they can talk! Get your geek on with Jade, España, and Sandy as they do a post-con wrap up from the various cons on President's Day weekend (i.e. Mega Con Weekend) in this first part.... Yes, there's a second upcoming part to the podcast.

For show notes, please check out our shownotes page.

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Episode 33: Book Club Thunderdome

2013-02-14
Length: 58s

In this episode, the girls duke it out on what book will be read for the Bookclub, and then talk about the upcoming Supes comic book kerfluffle, and then wrap it up with España's latest crafting obsession. Come and get your geek on! The shownotes are located at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 32: Threes Company

2013-01-25
Length: 1s

In this episode, all three girls are together again as they podcast. They converse about their favorite geeky things (what's super cute? fey, knits, and is now a knitting supervillian? You'll need to listen to find out!) . And then go on about fiber arts, and then taking DIY to a different level. Shownotes can be found on http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 31: Happy New Year

2013-01-08
Length: 59s

It's the first episode of 2013, and the girls get on their Tolkein geek and talk about their upcoming 2013 projects. We wish everyone a great, geeky, and crafty new year! (As always, shownotes can be found on their blog at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com)

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Episode 30: Hawkeye Holidays

2012-12-21
Length: 58s

In this episode, the girls talk about the Hawkeye Initiative with the impossible comic book cover poses that artists pose many female characters, and then delve into the holiday craft frenzy.

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Episode 29: Convoluted - An Interview with Jennifer Brozeck

2012-11-14
Length: 53s

In this week's episode, we have a post-con report about Convolution, talk to Jennifer Brozeck (award winning author, editor, and game designer), then round it out with our crafting! As always, shownotes can be found on our blog at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 28: Halloween Anniversary

2012-10-31
Length: 1s

We missed our Pod-i-versary! It's been over a year since we started podcasting, and we want to thank all of our listeners for sticking with us for a year. We hope that you continue listening to the show, as we plan on podcasting far into the future!

In this episode, the girls talk about rehashed shows & movies. In the second half of the show, the girls talk about fiber arts and costumes for Halloween. AND, we're sponsoring a contest for the holidays! Come, get your geek on, and win!

For more information, visit our shownotes blog at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 27: Different Tastes

2012-10-18
Length: 1s

In this episode, Jade & Espana discover how much they vary in tastes, then the girls talk about the upcoming holiday crafting. Shownotes can be found at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Special Episode 26: Interview with Artist Karen Luk

2012-10-07
Length: 28s

In this special episode, Sandy interviews Karen Luk about her kick start project putting together a Steampunk ABC book for kids. Unfortunately, by the time this is live, Karen kick start will be over, but please give a listen and support Karen in her artwork! You can find our shownotes at: http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Episode 25: Post Labor Effects

2012-09-18
Length: 1s

In this episode, we go over the Labor Day conventions, including a special guest reporter with España about WorldCon. Shownotes can be found at http://geekgirlcraftspodcast.blogspot.com

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Geek Girl Crafts Podcast

The Geek Girl Crafts Podcast is a bi-monthly podcast hosted by geek girls who like to talk about geeky topics (like SF/F, books, conventions, cosplaying, technology, etc) as well as their crafting life (costuming, cosplaying, fiber arts) and how those two play together.

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