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LoveQuiltsUK - Leo S's quilt

Leo S's quilt    (Quilt Closed)

Illness: Autism,

Theme: Space

Date opened: 1st Jun 2019
Date closed: 12th Jun 2019
Deadline: 26th Sep 2019

Photo of Leo S

Theme details

Space - More "grown up" patterns preferred

Child Interests

Space, particularly the planets and sky.
He loves purple, black and grey in colours
He likes adult type things as opposed to cartoon kiddy pictures!


Leo was diagnosed with autism at 18 months old! He had developed slowly up until this age then suddenly overnight lost the small amount of speech he had and developed a massive squint in his eye! He was rushed for emergency MRI for suspected brain injury! This came back thankfully clear! He then had months of investigations and tests before autism was diagnosed! Just after this Leo developed epilepsy, which until recently has been hard to control!
Leo has missed lots of school days due to appointments for speech therapy and orthotics as he walks on his toes. Due to his hypermobility he finds it difficult to use his fingers!
As he's grown up Leo has found social situations like school very hard, he doesn’t make friends and has suffered from depression on numerous occasions! He has been the subject of severe bullying since starting high school! Although he is learning to deal with his condition he's also becoming aware of how different he is to others!
Having epilepsy and an allergy to water on top of this has just added to his disability!
He is an extremely happy boy who has a lot to deal with!
He also has a phobia about anything with eyes other than people


1.Horsehead Nebula by Climbing Goats DesignsStitcher: Erica Turner, Penarth, Wales
In Progress

2.Climbing Goats pattern solar systemStitcher: Ellie, Leicester, UK
In Progress

3.Pop Art Saturn by Climbing Goats Designs Plain purple SaturnStitcher: Linda Cropper, Atherstone, England

4.Stoney Creek The Final Frontier booklet Stoney Creek Solar System Stitcher: Heather, Littleborough, England
In Progress

5.Telescope by Climbing Goat (using purples instead of blue)Stitcher: Jodi Maple, Niagara Park, Australia
In Progress

6.Space sampler by Mathysphere on Etsy. Space samplerStitcher: Karen Stephenson, Cambridgeshire, UK
In Progress

7.Space: Planets and stars pattern. On white aida instead of navy, Possibly changing the colour of the starts to make them stand out.Stitcher: Suzie, Hengoed, Wales
In Progress

8.Climbing Goats Orion and Orion NebulaStitcher: Eileen, Newcastle, UK
In Progress

9.Climbing goats design zodiac at home Leo.Stitcher: Heather Joyce, Sandiacre, UK

10.Pixl stitch on etsy Steps leading to a doorway through which planets can be seen. Doorway to space. Stitcher: Julie, Anglesey, Wales
In Progress

11.StitchesLoversShop on Etsy Landscape with moon. Etsy pattern in black, purple and greyStitcher: Jan S, Enid, Oklahoma, USA
In Progress

12.Label Stitcher: Clare, Southampton, England
In Progress

Squares received

Cross stitch square for Leo S's quilt
Stitched by: Linda Cropper
Submitted: Jul 2019

Cross stitch square for Leo S's quilt
Stitched by: Heather Joyce
Submitted: Jul 2019

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