Thursday, 20 February 2014

Hitty Girls Fussy Cut Pillow Swap

These are the four pillows/cushions we made for the Hitty Girls Fussy Cut Pillow Swap.

We sent a little fact sheet to go with it, but I can't seem to paste it on here.

The Buzzy Bee is a popular toy in New Zealand, made from wood resembling a bee with rotating wings that move and make a clicking noise while the toy is being pulled along the ground.  It was designed and first produced in New Zealand in the 1930s and is now one of the most recognised items of ‘Kiwiana’

Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand.  They are about the size of an average chicken, yet lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird in the world.    The Kiwi is a national symbol of New Zealand.  It is also used as a name for New Zealanders.

Pukeko is the most common name, derived from the Maori language, for the Purple Swamphen of New Zealand.  This bird can be seen throughout New Zealand, often along the edges of motorways, beaches, etc…

The tuatara are reptiles endemic to New Zealand and are also known as the ‘World’s oldest living dinosaur!’  There are two species of tuatara, the only surviving members of their order which flourished around 200 million years ago.  

1 comment:

  1. Oh Those are Crazy CooL! Thank You so Much for sharing how each Lovely Pillow has national significance in addition to being Awesome CooL! ~ LuV, TiGGy


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