Sunday, August 26, 2007
Monday, August 13, 2007
The Maxwell Family from Paradise, TX sent Squishes #79 and #80. They were part of our successful Boys, Boys, Boys swap. These gender specific fabrics include Construction and John Deere Tractor prints - very fun! The quotes are funny too - comparing men to boys. ;)
Tuesday, July 31, 2007
From the Boys, Boys, Boys swap the Robertson Family from Olympia, WA sent Squishes #72 and #73 featuring Grass and Beach fabrics. The wish cards are very special too and look like photographs with corresponding quotes.
More additions form the Mayan Calendar swap come from the Okerstrom Family in Valparaiso, IN. Squishes # 74 and 75 feature House and Floral fabrics, they also sent a bonus wish card about the famous Guatemala Worry Doll.
Saturday, July 21, 2007
Squishes #61 - 67 are from Deb in Cincinnati, OH. She sent the following treasures:
- The 4 zodiac signs: House, Rabbit, Reed and Flint. The Reed fabric represents the year Dominic was born and she sent along an information sheet describing how the Maya Indians marked time.
- Bat fabric and hand written wish about "always finding your way home".
- Snake fabric with a description of what snakes meant in the Mayan culture and a wish for a life of "joy and happiness".
- Eagle fabric with wish about soaring and never growing weary.
- Winnie the Pooh fabric and matching quote about not being shy
- Nemo fabric and quote about "A family is FOREVER"
- Fire truck fabric and wish for a "life filled with many blessing"
- Sparkly stars fabric and VERY special wish with the fabric cut and shaped into a sailboat AND a beautiful quote from the Bible:
"The Lord bless you and keep you;
the Lord make His face shine upon you
and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn His face toward you
and give you peace." Numbers 6:24-26
Thursday, July 19, 2007
Squishes #22 and 23 are from the Pie Family in Fort Collins, CO. Their additions from the Boys to the 3rd swap include adorable Froggy Cowboy and Friendly Insect fabrics.
The Meyers Family from Fishers, IN sent Squishes #24 and 25 featuring Fun Motorcycles and Baseball - love the vibrant colors! These are also from the Boys, Boys, Boys swap.
The Hoppe Family from Victoria, MN sent an AMAZINGLY GENEROUS 26 ADDITIONS!!! Thank you so-o-o-o-o-o much for all these great fabrics and the wishes! Squishes #26 and 27 feature a Choo-choo Train and Peace Out Love Bugs - love them!
Squishes #28 and 29 include Fortune Cookie and Koi Pond fabrics - love the "taste of China" additions!Squishes #3o, 31, 32, 33, 34 and 35 feature these lovely patterns:
- Antique Stars
- Exotic Tribal
- Children's Toys
- Fish Batik
- Curious George in Space
Squishes #36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41 include these very fun and unique patterns:
- Colorful Handprints
- International Children's Friendship Chain
- Clouds in the Sky
- Campbell's Soup
- Chillaxing Frogs
Squishes #42, 43, 44, 45, 46 and 47 include a nice variety:
- Children's Games
- Bird Batik
- Dim Sum
- Patriotic Flag
- Rainbow Frogs
- Chalkboard Numbers
- River Fish
- Happy Bugs