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LoveQuiltsUK - Evie P's quilt

Evie P's quilt    (Quilt Closed)

Illness: Dravet syndrome

Theme: Animals

Date opened: 27th Apr 2019
Date closed: 28th Apr 2019
Deadline: 26th Aug 2019

Photo of Evie P

Theme details

Animals - Hamsters dogs cats rabbits pigs cows chickens are favourites

Child Interests

Loves rainbow 🌈 colours.
She adores her two hamsters named after Fiz and Milo from the Tweenies show. She loves Mr Tumble, Teletubbies, Barney.
She adores nursery rhymes especially she says old Evie phypers has a farm! She loves cooking cakes and ice pops.
She loves all animals and will make friends with a spider!
Her favourite show is The Lion King, she adores Rafiki and is always trying to do face paints on us.


Evie was born 4 days late but arrived safely. She was a happy contented baby. At 12 weeks old I was cuddling her and suddenly her left arm began to twitch and it was so scary. We didn’t know why, or what it was! We took her to the doctor and they said it was maybe because she had a temperature and told us to come back if any more concerns. One week later the same thing happened again in her cot at night! It was so scary and frightened us. At 5 months old I was swimming with Evie and her sister and suddenly Evie began to have a seizure, it was horrendous, lasted for 1 hour and we were rushed into hospital. On route she had a respiratory arrest, stopped breathing and we were admitted into the ward for days of tests with no results! We spent days in hospital and hours and hours in a a&e following seizures lasting an hour at a time. Blood tests, scans, investigations showed nothing, until just before her 1st birthday she had an eeg and blood was sent to a specialist in Scotland for tests and she was diagnosed with Dravet syndrome. We felt like our world had ended!
Evie is so brave, she is a miracle to still be here . Everyday she has seizures, she has had numerous operations at Great Ormond Street associated with having Dravet syndrome. She is fed via her gastrostomy and has all her medicines via this. She goes to a school for children with severe learning and physical difficulties. She is a child who loves animals and creative learning. Life can be so cruel and Evie is unaware of this, which makes her simple outlook on life something we could all learn from .


1.The big Book Of KITTY CATS by good nature girls A cat head with rosesStitcher: Gloria , Sallanches , France
In Progress

2.CrossStitcher Oct 2009 Sitting rabbitStitcher: Jan G, Hull, UK

3.Lesley Teare Dreamy catStitcher: Nancy Lowe, Tamworth, UK
In Progress

4.Anchor Kit PCE835 February FoxStitcher: Kate, Leics, UK
In Progress

5.World of Cross stitching issue 279 Dogs climbing up to post a letterStitcher: Jan , Lincs, UK

6.“Cat Napping”; Cross Stitcher magazine August 2014 Sleeping ginger striped catStitcher: Deborah Found-Bloodworth, Uxbridge, Middx, UK

7.The diet starts tomorrow by Bothy Thread (hamster eating a biscuit)Stitcher: Val Gilbert, Coningsby , UK
In Progress

8.Cross Stitch Gold Old MacdonaldStitcher: Jennie, Dundee, UK
In Progress

9.Cross stitcher March 2003 RSPCA perfect pets design. Group of animals together.Stitcher: Emma Robson, Doncaster, England
In Progress

10.AnimalsCrossStitch on Etsy Colourful geometric roosterStitcher: Karen Stephenson, Cambridgeshire, UK

11.Hannah Dale Ferndale design calender 2016 A cow and a calf by a fenceStitcher: Laura, Thetford, UK
In Progress

12.Label Stitcher: Cath, Nottingham, UK
In Progress

Squares received

Cross stitch square for Evie P's quilt
Stitched by: Jan G
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Evie P's quilt
Stitched by: Jan
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Evie P's quilt
Stitched by: Deborah Found-Bloodworth
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Evie P's quilt
Stitched by: Karen Stephenson
Submitted: May 2019


Card for Evie P
Stitched by: Nisha Chauhan

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