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Jul 18, 2018

 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 akas: "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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