Stitch People Podcast Episode 13: Amanda McCurley – Community Spirit & Reality TV Lover

Are you looking for ways to stitch more with the perk of not having to hold onto all of your projects, yourself? What about ways to give back to your community, your schools, and the people and organizations you support? Or maybe you’re looking for ways to give yourself a great excuse to learn new skills? (It could also be that you’re looking for great reality TV recommendations!) Look no further. This delightful, entertaining, and absolutely inspiring episode is perfect for you!

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Do you LOVE Reality TV?

Here are some of Amanda’s favorite Things:

Survivor – Best Episodes: Tocantins -season 18, China- season 15, Pearl Islands -season 7, Fans vs. Favorites (returning players from previous seasons) – Season  16, Cagayan (watch after watching a few seasons to get a real appreciation for how awesome this season is!) – Season 28

Spoiler free ranked season list:

Bravo Real Housewives: Potomac is my favorite and Salt Lake City is bringing it this season!

Favorite Book: Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh (based off her blog) and her other book Solutions and Other Problems

Favorite Author: Taylor Jenkins Reid (Daisy Jones and the Six and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo)

The McCurley Family
Amanda McCurley is Stitch People
Favorite Piece: The RBG bag I made (pattern from the stranded stitch, she also designed the font on the back as well). The lining on the bag is from Spoonflower.
First Pattern: From Stranded Stitch:
The McCurley’s: Amanda, Dan, Mabel 7, and Harriet 5

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