Ep 18; Hats on a Plane

Traveling already requires high level packing skills. But what about when you want (aka, NEED) to bring a hat. How do you keep your topper in top condition?

Time Stamped Show Notes:

0:21 – Intro (Steampunk Girl by John Anealio)
Host Introduction; Gail Carriger and Piper J Drake

0:52 – Listener question from the Facebook group

‘Ty’ aks: “What’s the best way to travel with extra ties?”
– Be aware of where the knot sits, fold carefully, and consider some of the special containers the ladies discuss (or a Tupperware containers)
– AND! Don’t forget to consider what your ties shape/color/dimensions says about you!

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9:15 – Main Topic -> Packing that Hat (and other weirdly shaped stuff)

  • Hat containers?
  • How to protect the shape of your headpiece
  • Wear your fancy as you go
  • Use your significant other as a hatrack
  • Being considerate of your fellow traveler
  • Consider the mateiral of the thing, is it something that can re-assume it’s old shape easily?
  • Corset packing
  • Distribute your stuff across both checked and carry-on bags, just in case there are travel whammies
  • Wrap things (even inside your suitcase) in plastic to protect from potential bad weather (and spils)
  • Carry-on Pizza?
  • Request use of the flight closet (in the nicest way you can!)
  • Tips for when mobily impaired
  • Stuff your stuff with other stuff so it keeps it’s shape

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27:58 – Gadgets! –>  Hat packs

 Gail -various hard-sided tupperwares!
       Daris: store boxes

Piper – knitted caps
       Ravelry: knitting

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31:52 – Outro and thanks to: Producer Matt
Special thanks to Dan Sawyer of Artistic Whisper for editing this episode!
Thanks for listening; Travel smart and pack the snacks!

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1 thought on “Ep 18; Hats on a Plane”

  1. Can I just say how pleasantly surprised I was to hear Ravelry mentioned. I am an avid crocheter and I spend far, far too much time on Ravelry but the world of knit and crochet is so… esoteric that it is always a thrill when I see it mentioned. Now I have to go and see if I can find you there.

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