Debbie Maclin's Profile

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The fabric that I'm selling on etsy is directly related to my love of all things Guatemalan. I spent two years there as a Peace Corps Volunteer and return every chance I get. I thought that maybe the colors of the fabric would let the rest of the world in on my little secret!
What I love about Guatemala:
-hearing fireworks at 4:00 to celebrate a Saint day
-seeing streamers across streets made from styrofoam bowls with plastic streamers attached
-the rugs made out of pine needles and flowers on the streets to celebrate
-the out of tune bands marching down the street
-the smell of incense
-altars set up in houses with paper angels
-little girls dressed up as angels
-the smell of wood fires to cook tortillas
-the sound of women clapping as they make tortillas
-dogs in the street…

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  • Born on March 17
  • Joined August 6, 2009

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About

The fabric that I'm selling on etsy is directly related to my love of all things Guatemalan. I spent two years there as a Peace Corps Volunteer and return every chance I get. I thought that maybe the colors of the fabric would let the rest of the world in on my little secret!
What I love about Guatemala:
-hearing fireworks at 4:00 to celebrate a Saint day
-seeing streamers across streets made from styrofoam bowls with plastic streamers attached
-the rugs made out of pine needles and flowers on the streets to celebrate
-the out of tune bands marching down the street
-the smell of incense
-altars set up in houses with paper angels
-little girls dressed up as angels
-the smell of wood fires to cook tortillas
-the sound of women clapping as they make tortillas
-dogs in the street
-talking to old women on the bus as we wait for 20 minutes in a traffic jam
-drinking coffee with Elsa for three hrs. and waitress not thinking it´s strange
-the girl at the bakery knowing automatically that I want an encanelado
-chuchitos de frijoles
-the smells of the market
-walking everywhere I need to go
-women in traje
-children with bubble wands in the park
-marimbas in the back of trucks
-shoeshine boys
-aguas in bolsa
-dancing gigantes
-chicken buses with chickens
-flower ladies in the market
-church bells
-bouganvilla
-and colors EVERYWHERE

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