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News 23 May 2012 - 24 Jun 2012



Quilt News
Hello everyone!

Sorry for the lack of news in recent weeks, Gaynor has been very busy at work. Not only is it the busiest time of the year, but she's also had to cover for a sick colleague for the last month or so. On with the LQ News!

3 quilts have been delivered:
Harry L's quilt (Sea Life - Especially crabs :)) - quilted by Pam:

Photo of Harry L's quilt


Adelaide W's quilt (Tatty Teddy) - quilted by Sue and Margaret:

Photo of Adelaide W's quilt


Grace S's quilt (Hello Kitty (Emergency Quilt)) - quilted by Kita:

Photo of Grace S's quilt


Additionally, the Forget-Me-Not quilt has been completed by Mary:

Photo of Forget-Me-Not quilt


Gaynor and Katherine will be presenting the quilt to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice on July 12th.


Quilts opened/closed
Corey E's quilt was opened and closed.
Paige V's quilt was opened and closed.
Charlie J's quilt was opened and closed.
Logan M's quilt was opened and closed.
Mason M's quilt was opened and closed.
Cody M's quilt was opened and closed.
Esther L's quilt was opened and closed.


Square News
We have received 101 squares since our last update, nearly a month ago. Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    A. Glasker, Welzheim, Germany (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Alison, Ashford, Kent (for Sienna S)
    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Jamie J)
    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Skyla C)
    Angela Lamb, Hounslow, UK (for Leon)
    Angela Lamb, Hounslow, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Angela Lamb, Hounslow, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Anita, Rotherham, South Yorkshire (for Sienna S)
    Anne, Sandefjord, Norway (for Skyla C)
    Anne, Sandefjord, Norway (for Matthew W)
    Barbara, Rotherham, England (for Kyle V)
    Barbara, Rotherham, England (for Harvey M)
    Carla Richardson , Kendal, UK (for Matthew W)
    Carla Richardson , Kendal, UK (for Poppy J)
    Carla Richardson , Kendal, UK (for Mikey H)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Harvey M)
    Caroline, Manchester, UK (for Poppy J)
    Caroline, Manchester, UK (for Leon)
    Carolynn, Fordyce, Scotland (for Elizabeth P)
    Catherine, Blackpool, England (for Jamie J)
    Chris, Crawley, UK (for Sarah B)
    Chris, Crawley, UK (for Leon)
    Chris, Crawley, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Denise Stansbury, Nottinghamshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Fee, Fife, Scotland (for William E)
    Freda, Morecombe, England (for Harry X)
    Freda, Morecombe, England (for Poppy J)
    Ginny D, Canterbury, UK (for Harry X)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Tyler Lee)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Adam G)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Ollie E)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Matthew W)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Skyla C)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Skye S)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Skyla C)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Cody M)
    Jeneen, PA, USA (for Talia F)
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England (for Lucy T)
    Jill Smith, Gt Bricett, Ipswich, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Jill Smith, Gt Bricett, Ipswich, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England (for Kyan H)
    Joanne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England (for Sarah B)
    Joanne Faulkner, Doncaster, UK (for Jake C)
    Julie, Anglesey, Wales (for Mia F)
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK (for Skye S)
    Karen, Majorca, Spain (for Leon)
    Kate, Leics, UK (for Mikey H)
    Katherine, Lincolnshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Owls)
    Kay, London, UK (for Kyle V)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Grace S)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Harry X)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Any child)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Any child)
    Kita , Northampton, UK (for Tyler Lee)
    Laura, Thetford, UK (for William E)
    Laura, Thetford, UK (for Jack R)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Lesleyann Shepherd, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Corey E)
    Lesleyann Shepherd, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Evie-Anne)
    Lesleyann Shepherd, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Esther L)
    Lindyloo, Ellesmere Port, Great Britain (for Sienna S)
    Lis Nielsen, Corby Glen, UK (for Tyler Lee)
    Lisa, Derby, UK (for Harvey M)
    Nancye, St Louis, USA (for Any child)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Lucy T)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Corey E)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Tyler Lee)
    Rachael, Newcastle under Lyme, England (for Stitch-a-long: Owls)
    Rachael, Newcastle under Lyme, England (for Elizabeth P)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Skyla C)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Lucy T)
    Sandra, England (for Tyler Lee)
    Sandra, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Sandra, England (for Jack P)
    Sandra, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Joshua H)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Harvey M)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Joshua H)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Kyan H)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Anne, Sandefjord, Norway for the Hearts category
    Ginny D, Canterbury, UK for the Pictures of Girls category
    Glynis, Wales, for the Pictures of Boys category
    Glynis, Wales, for the Teddies category
    Glynis, Wales, for the Teddies category
    Glynis, Wales, for the Teddies category
    Glynis, Wales, for the Pictures of Boys category
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK for the Cute animals category
    Nancye, St Louis, USA for the Hearts category
    Nancye, St Louis, USA for the Cartoon Characters category
    Nancye, St Louis, USA for the Pictures of Girls category
    Olivia, Northampton, for the Pictures of Girls category



    Donations
    We would like to thank Carol who arranged for a wonderful £250 donation through her work's support of voluntary work scheme. Thank you, Carol!

    We would also like to thank Shirley who cross-stitched some cards and sold them at work in aid of LQUK. Thank you, Shirley!

    We would also like to thank those who have sent in stamps, including Leanda and Jemma from Northern Ireland. Thank you all.



    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 :)



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