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News 08 May 2012 - 23 May 2012



Quilt News

4 quilts have been delivered since our last update:

Jessica S's quilt (Ballet) - quilted by Alison:

Photo of Jessica S's quilt


Dean B's quilt (Space) - quilted by Helle:

Photo of Dean B's quilt


Amelia Rose's quilt (Angels and Fairies) - quilted by Julia:

Photo of Amelia Rose's quilt


Oliver R's quilt (World Landmarks (Emergency Quilt)) - quilted by Joanne:

Photo of Oliver R's quilt


Oliver's is an emergency quilt as he is currently in ICU at Sheffield Children's Hospital. We wish him a good recovery and hope to bring you photos of Oliver with his quilt at a later date.


Sponsored Walk
We would like to say a big thank you to 1st Sellindge Cubs and Beavers who have sent in £30 as a donation from their Easter walk! :)


Cross-stitch Kits
We'd also like to thank Ally's Sewing Room who recently offered some cross stitch kits to our stitchers. They were taken up by - Leanne, Carol, Heather and Catherine. Thank you very much, Alison!


Square News
We have received 44 squares! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for Skyla C)
    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for Kyan H)
    Audrey, Fife, Scotland (for Amelia E)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Ollie E)
    Charity L., Minnesota, USA (for Jack R)
    Hannah , Wirral, UK (for Jake C)
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Joanne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (for Jack R)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for Sarah B)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for Skye S)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Julie, Anglesey, Wales (for Harvey M)
    Karen, Majorca, Spain (for Elizabeth P)
    Karen Mossman, Manchester, UK (for Jack P)
    Kate, Leics, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Kate, Leics, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Kyle V)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Harvey M)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Finley G)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Leon)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Margaret, Castleford, W Yorks, (for Any child)
    Michele, Derby, Connecticut , USA (for Skye S)
    Michele, Derby, Connecticut , USA (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Michele, Derby, Connecticut , USA (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Michele, Derby, Connecticut , USA (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Nancye Glinter, St Louis, USA (for Any child)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Leon)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Mia F)
    Philippa, Oxford, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Owls)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Ollie E)
    Ruth, Cheltenham, UK (for Skye S)
    Ruth, Cheltenham, UK (for Jamie J)
    Ruth, Cheltenham, UK (for Ollie E)
    Sue, Birmingham, England (for Amelia E)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Diana, Buckinghamshire, for the Teddies category
    Diana, Buckinghamshire, for the Teddies category
    Jill Mitchell, Linton, Burton-On-Trent, for the Cute animals category
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England for the Dogs and Cats category
    Mrs K Worley, Prestwood, Bucks, for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Mrs K Worley, Prestwood, Bucks, for the Cartoon Characters category
    Nancye Glinter, St Louis, USA for the Cartoon Characters category
    Nancye Glinter, St Louis, USA for the Pictures of Girls category
    Nancye Glinter, St Louis, USA for the Hearts category


    Donations
    Thank you to everyone who has sent in cash/cheque/Paypal donations over the last few weeks, it is really appreciated and keeps LQUK afloat financially! :)



    News 30 Apr 2012 - 08 May 2012



    Quilt News
    Samuel W's quilt was delivered this week (Cartoon Characters (including Mario)) - quilted by Victoria:

    Photo of Samuel W's quilt


    Jessica S's quilt (Ballet) - quilted by Alison is now in the post, and we hope to bring you news of that quilt in our next update.

    This week we are also posting out squares for Nicola H (Yvonne C), Adelaide (Sue and Margaret) and Chris J (Valerie).


    Quilts opened/closed
    Kyan H's quilt was opened and closed
    Skyla C's quilt was closed
    Stitch-a-long: Circles's quilt was closed


    Colour Catcher
    We recently interacted with Colour Catcher via their Facebook page. We use their product when washing the fabric we order for our quilts, and they very kindly offered to send us some for free. The Colour Catchers arrived at Katherine's this week - 32 boxes! Thank you Colour Catcher from all of us at LoveQuiltsUK!




    Trinity Craft Club
    You may remember that Zahra and Trinity Craft Club raised a lot of money (over £200) around Christmas time. The Trinity Craft Club have also been undertaking a group project to make enough squares for an emergency quilt. We received the squares this week and they can be seen on this page: Trinity Craft Club's squares

    We have agreed with Trinity Craft Club that our quilter Gill in Bourne will make up the squares into a quilt. Some of the squares are not quite the right size, but Gill is looking forward to taking on the challenge. Many thanks to Trinity Craft Club for your support!


    Ink Jet Cartridge Recycling
    Thank you to all who have sent in Ink Jet Cartridges, we received a cheque for £25.21 this week :)

    Please contact Gaynor if you have any used ink jet printer cartridges you would like to donate.


    Square News
    We have received 40 squares this week! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Bethea Bradley, Bangor, N. Ireland (for Jack B)
    Bethea Bradley, Bangor, N. Ireland (for Jake C)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Jack P)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Claire, Nottingham, UK (for Adelaide W)
    Eileen Toy, London, England (for Jack B)
    Gaynor, Swansea, Wales (for Elizabeth P)
    Jill Smith, Gt Bricett, Ipswich, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Jill Smith, Gt Bricett, Ipswich, UK (for Jack P)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, UK (for Talia F)
    Mariann, USA (for Matthew W)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Owls)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Sienna S)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Poppy J)
    Philippa, Oxford, UK (for Harry X)
    Philippa, Oxford, UK (for Jamie J)
    Sandra, England (for Forget-Me-Not Quilt)
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Any child)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Trinity Craft Club, (for Trinity Craft Club)
    Valerie Parnell, Dundee, UK (for Elizabeth P)
    Zoe Swift, Shipley, England (for Christopher J)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Amanda, Antrim, Northern Ireland for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Cartoon Characters category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Animals/Birds category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Cute animals category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Animals/Birds category



    Donations
    Many thanks for your donations via cash, cheque and Paypal this week, it is really appreciated :)


    News 23 Apr 2012 - 30 Apr 2012



    Quilt News
    We have received a photo of Isla P with her quilt:



    Rebecca has completed an Emergency Quilt from some of the squares from our Green Stitch-a-long last year - thank you Rebecca! :)




    Other News
    Alice Pyne who received a quilt from us back in 2009 has been very busy this week launching her new charity Alice's Escapes http://www.alicesescapes.co.uk. We wish Alice all the best with her new venture :)

    We have also heard that Scott is in hospital at the moment, and we send our best wishes to him.


    Quilts opened/closed
    Jack P's quilt was opened and closed
    Tyler Lee's quilt was opened and closed
    Skyla C's quilt was opened
    Lucy T's quilt was opened and closed

    Square News
    We have received 20 squares this week! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Brenda, Pinner, UK (for Leon)
    Bridget, Witney, England (for Jack R)
    Freda, Morecombe, England (for Elizabeth P)
    Freda, Morecombe, England (for Jake C)
    Freda, Morecombe, England (for Joshua H)
    Jean, Buckinghamshire, England (for Adam G)
    Jean, Buckinghamshire, England (for Talia F)
    Karen Mossman, Manchester, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Amelia E)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Sarah B)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Linda, Pontardawe, Wales (for Jamie J)
    Lisa Eisner, Pensacola, Florida, USA (for Talia F)
    Monika, Bedford, UK (for Adelaide W)
    Monika, Bedford, UK (for Joshua H)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Skye S)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Jack B)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England for the Angels/Fairies category



    Donations
    Many thanks to Thorntons in Dundee and company Bauer in London for their donations of used stamps this week.



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