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Alexander W's quilt    (Quilt currently being assembled)

Born:September 2014
Illness: Cystic Fibrosis

Theme: World Landmarks

Quilt currently being assembled
Photo of Alexander W

Biography

Alex wasn't breathing when he was born so needed medical assistance from birth! We had to spend a few days in hospital but once we got discharged, we thought our rocky start was over. At 4 weeks old, Alex's heel prick test results showed he had cystic fibrosis, a condition I had heard of but knew little about. It was a total shock. But even at a month old, Alex was such a bonny boy so instead of focusing on her this heartbreaking news, I focused on being blessed with a bundle of joy.

Alex is now 2 and has had a 2 week stay in hospital for IV antibiotics and takes daily medication and physiotherapy. He has proved to be a real trooper so inspires me to keep calm and carry on too! Nebulisers, inhalers, special dietary requirements and monthly appointments with consultants; physiotherapists; and dieticians, he takes in his stride.

A cosy quilt will be perfect for days at home when he is poorly and for inevitable hospital admissions as the familiarity will no doubt prove comforting as unfortunately, admissions are for at least two weeks at a time.



Patterns


1.Stitcher: Seren Senior, Derby, UK
Received

2.Stitcher: Kim Lawrence, Bedworth, England
Received

3.London, Big Ben, St. Paul's, tower bridge with red bus in forground. Cross stitcher mag July 2012.Stitcher: Julie, Portgordon, Scotland
Received

4.Travel the world in cross stitch Chinese landmarksStitcher: Rosemary Binnie, Macclesfield, UK
Received

5.Dutch and German bears with flag borders. Patriotic bears from world of cross stitching. Stitcher: Anne, Sandefjord, Norway
Received

6.Pinterest St. Basil's Cathedral, MoscowStitcher: Marie, Yeovil, UK
Received

7.Stitch shots by Kind Stitchworks Statue of Liberty with words that are on the base - give me your tired, etc. Stitcher: Jeanne, Texas, USA
Received
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8.Old copy of New Stitches Tower bridgeStitcher: Heather, Littleborough, England
Received

9.Cross stitched magazine issue 307 Cross stitched magazine issue 307 City living designs Page 79 designs of London Big Ben, New York tower, shanghai buildingStitcher: Elaine Matthews , Perth, Australia
Received
city living

10.WOCS Issue 120 Sydney Opera HouseStitcher: EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia
Received

11.Stitcher: Julie, Portgordon, Scotland
Received

12.Label Stitcher: Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK
Received


Squares received

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Miss Debbie Elkington
Submitted: Apr 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Seren Senior
Submitted: Nov 2013

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Kim Lawrence
Submitted: Apr 2015

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Julie
Submitted: May 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Rosemary Binnie
Submitted: May 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Anne
Submitted: Apr 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Marie
Submitted: Jul 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Jeanne
Submitted: Jun 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Heather
Submitted: Apr 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Elaine Matthews
Submitted: Jun 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: EE(Beth)Filmer
Submitted: Apr 2017

Cross stitch square for Alexander W's quilt
Stitched by: Julie
Submitted: Apr 2017


Fabric

Fabric for Alexander W
Fabric for Alexander W

Card

Card for Alexander W
Stitched by: Debbie Elkington

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