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STITCHES Midwest 2015 Preview (Episode #78)

July 29, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Preview of the gazillion skeins of yarn, doppelgänger sets, mini skeins & gnometastic swag that will be available at STITCHES Midwest (August 6-9, 2015). You can find GnomeAcres in booths 317 & 319.
  • NEW COLORWAY! Pumpkin Patch will be debuting at STITCHES. Batgirl will also be in attendance.
  • Shop will be closing July 30th. It will reopen as soon as inventory has been completed after the event, which should be sometime between August 10-12.

2 Dehumidifiers, 4 Fans & 1 Jet Ski (Episode #77)

June 23, 2015 ::: Feature, Products


SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Reorganizing my brick stash.
  • Pre-Orders: Watermelon & Pickles — all have shipped!
  • Custom Orders: Open June 25th – July 2nd.
  • Shop Update: 9am CDT on June 26th (Last one until August!)
    • Mini Skeins: Avengers & grab bags.
    • New drawstring project bag!
    • Yarn: Restocking of LOTS of colorways & several doppelgänger sets. Pickles, Watermelon, Fireflies, Garden Gnome, Gnomad, Ninja Cupcake, Gnomesome Dove, Mustache Manifesto, I Dream of Zombie, Unicorn Freckles, No Place Like Gnome, 221B Baker Street & more!

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Watermelon & Pickles (Episode #76)

June 10, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Scooby Doo LEGOs!
  • Update on Gnomemade to Order & Gnomad pre-orders.
  • New Colorway Pre-Orders: Watermelon & Pickles.
  • Update on shop reorganizatinon.
  • Shop Update: 9am CDT on June 12th
    • Mini Skeins: Farm Stand, Yarnaburger, Gnomad sample, grab bags & new Pick-a-Mini colors.
    • Yarn: Restocking of LOTS of colorways, doppelgänger sets.

The Gnomad (Episode #75)

May 26, 2015 ::: Feature, Products


SHOW NOTES:

  • Update on custom orders, pre-orders & RANDOMINI club shipments.
  • New Colorway Pre-Order: Gnomad
  • Still working on the new organization of product listings in the shop.
  • Custom Orders: Opening May 28th – May 31st.
  • Shop Update: 9am CDT on May 29th
    • Restocking of LOTS of colorways and a few doppelgänger sets.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes (Episode #74)

May 5, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Check out this awesome LEGO basement!
  • Update on custom orders & pre-orders.
  • New Colorway Pre-Order: Fireflies
  • Enter to win a bouquet of mini skeins.
  • Custom Orders: Opening May 7th – May 9th.
  • Shop Update: 9am CDT on May 8th
    • New tote bag.
    • Restocking of several colorways.
    • Restocking of Birthday Candles mini skein bundle.
    • New Fireflies & Garden Gnome mini skein packet.
  • Changes coming to the online shop. New design being implemented on May 12th.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

The One About Stuff & Things (Episode #73)

April 21, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Check out LEGO Dimensions!
  • Update about the technical snafu’s that occurred in the last shop update. (It had nothing to do with the bunny butts.)
  • Random Acts of Kindness MAL: Ending on April 30th.
  • Update on Avengers yarn/mini skein pre-orders and custom orders.
  • Update on the release of two new colorways with Jimmy Beans Wool & Loops.
  • Have you signed up for our newsletter, As the Gnome Turns?
  • Custom Orders: Reopening around 9am CDT on April 23rd.
  • Shop Update: 9am CDT on April 24th
    • Restocking of all 9 Avengers colorway pre-orders. Avengers mini skeins will be ready to ship asap.
    • Restocking of several colorways.
    • Restocking of mini skein grab bags.
    • New BFL yarn base (DK weight) is now available.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

LEGO, Seattle & Avengers, oh my! (Episode #72)

April 1, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

Show Notes:

  • Brick it Down: LEGO KidsFest recap. Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) LEGO section recap. LEGO Painting Easter Eggs set.
  • Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) & Seattle trip recap.
  • New Gnomie the Riveter products.
  • New colorways & new Avengers mini skein bundle.
  • Shop Update Preview: Lots of restocking of popular colorways, and colorways that haven’t been made in a while. This is the LAST update for Little Bunny Foo Foo.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Beep, Bo Beep (Episode #71)

March 10, 2015 ::: Feature, Products


GnomeAcres Podcast: Episode #71

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Perusing the new LEGO Star Wars sets.
  • Emerald City Comic Con: I’ll be there! Speaking on the How to be a Nerd for a Living panel at 11:50am PST on Saturday, March 28th.
  • Random Acts of Kindness Make-a-Long: I’m extending the deadline to the end of April. There are a few awesome prizes up for grabs! Check out the Ravelry group for more details.
  • NEW robot buttons & needle gauges!
  • Shop Update Preview: A lot of colorways being restocked, including Little Bunny Foo Foo.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

It’s Treat Yo’ Self Tuesday! (Episode #70)

February 24, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

GnomeAcres Podcast: Episode #70

Show Notes:

  • It’s Treat Yo’ Self Tuesday!
  • Brick it Down: Have you seen the New Shield Helicarrier?! LEGO Movie Double Decker Couch set and woodworker/sheriff minifigs obtained.
  • Emerald City Comic Con: I’ll be there!
  • Info on upcoming shop updates.
  • Random Acts of Kindness Make-a-Long: Going on until the end of March. Check out the Ravelry group for more details.
  • Susan Claudino’s new bunny pattern! She uses Little Bunny Foo Foo in the Squishy Gnome yarn base for the pattern.
  • Shop Update Preview: Baby Gnome, Beast, Lucky Ewe, Little Bunny Foo Foo (yarn & doppelgänger sets), Dean Winchester, Sam Winchester, Glow Cloud, I Dream of Zombie, Aurora Gnomealis & more. St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Baby Gnome & Beast mini skeins.
  • Custom Orders: Opening on morning of Saturday, February 28. Closing the night of Monday, March 2.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

The One with Baby Gnome (Episode #69)

February 11, 2015 ::: Feature, Products





SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: NEW Doctor Who LEGOs! LEGO Kids Fest & still on the search for the woodworker minifig.
  • RANDOMINI Mini Skein Club: Additional spots opening up.
  • New Colorways: Beast & Baby Gnome. Both will be available for pre-order.
  • Shop Update: Lots of colorways being restocked.
    • Doppelgänger Sets: Little Bunny Foo Foo will be available for pre-order in two different types of doppelgänger sets.
    • Mini Skeins: St. Patrick’s DayEaster, Cowgirl Boogie and grab bags.

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

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