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LoveQuiltsUK - Alanna S's quilt

Alanna S's quilt    (Quilt Closed)

Born:2016
Illness: Serve BPD -oxygen dependant,

Theme: Hearts and Rainbows

Date opened: 27th Mar 2019
Date closed: 28th Mar 2019
Deadline: 26th Jul 2019

Photo of Alanna S

Theme details

Hearts and Rainbows - A cheeky monkey on the label if possible as Alanna's nickname is "Cheeky Monkey"



Child Interests

Alanna loves spending time out doors people watching. She likes her books and has the full collection of little Mr and Miss books and That Not My books. She has numerous Elmo books as well.

Alanna likes getting her hands messy with arts and crafts usually covering herself in glitter.

Her favourite colour from about 6 months old has been yellow, she's recently been liking a light green as well.


Biography

Alanna was born 14 weeks early weighing a tiny 700grams and spent the first 31 days of her life on life support in intensive care. In total she spent 132 days in hospital before coming home on low flow oxygen and a mountain of medication. During her time in hospital Alanna overcame sespis, numerous infections, ROP, PDA closed with medication then a PFO developed, a flare on the brain and several blood transfusions.

Alanna has struggled with coming off the oxygen and suffers with regularly recurring chest infections. She was referred to Alder Hey Children's Hospital and was diagnosed with severe BPD. Alanna is still on oxygen 24/7 two years after coming home from hospital.

Alanna's conditions means she has frequent hospital appointments and stays in hospital.

Alanna started to receive day care from Brian House Childrens Hospice in April 2017. Alanna loves spending time there and getting messy in their craft room

Alanna has a Portage worker who comes once a week to help her catch up her development through play. Alanna gets excited when she sees the big bag of toys.

Alanna is a smiling caring loving little girl and just takes everything in her stride.



Patterns


1.Jodyri Designs Rainbow Heart on 18 count (to fit size) Rainbow heart Stitcher: Erica Turner, Penarth, Vale of Glamorgan
In Progress
https://jodyridesigns.com/products/rainbow-heart

2.Cross stitch crazy magazine Stitch with Lucie Heart tree in favourite coloursStitcher: Nicola, St Albans, UK
Received

3.Climbing goats design Rainbow heart, rainbow with a slight heart pattern through it Stitcher: Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland
Received

4.“Rainbow Hearts” from Donna’s Crafty Cave on Etsy - Small hearts in rainbow colours that make up one big heartStitcher: Kay, Doncaster, UK
Received

5.Blog Couleurs et Points A large heart surrounded by some other heartsStitcher: Gloria , Sallanches , France
Received

6.Best of cross stitch favourites Time to party, bang on the door chart . With extra hearts!Stitcher: Emma Robson, Doncaster, England
Received

7.A rainbow scene within a flying kite.Stitcher: Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England
Received

8.Climbing Goat Design - The Brushstrokes Rainbow Heart. Stitcher: Kirsty Smith, Bowburn, UK
In Progress

9.Bleu de Chine heart #1053 Bleu de Chine monochrome heartStitcher: Jan S, Enid, Oklahoma, USA
Received

10.Heart Bouquet by Bothy Thread Stitcher: Val Gilbert, Coningsby , UK
Received

11.Rainbow moon with owlStitcher: Louise B, Surrey, UK
In Progress

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


Squares received

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Nicola
Submitted: Apr 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Paula Dewar
Submitted: May 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Kay
Submitted: Apr 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Gloria
Submitted: Apr 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Emma Robson
Submitted: Apr 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Leanda Vickers
Submitted: Apr 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Jan S
Submitted: Apr 2019

Cross stitch square for Alanna S's quilt
Stitched by: Val Gilbert
Submitted: May 2019


Card

Card for Alanna S
Stitched by: Nicola Bailey

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