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News 24 Jun 2012 - 01 Jul 2012



Quilt News
Our quilts are certainly flying out at the moment! 4 quilts were delivered this week:

Christopher J's quilt (Fish) - quilted by Valerie:

Photo of Christopher J's quilt


Nicola H's quilt (Hearts and Butterflies) - quilted by Yvonne C:

Photo of Nicola H's quilt


Amelia E's quilt (Jungle animals) - quilted by Judith:

Photo of Amelia E's quilt


Joshua H's quilt (A colour theme - blue) - quilted by Yvonne P:

Photo of Joshua H's quilt


We have also heard that William E's quilt is in the post, so we should have news about his quilt being delivered soon :)

Katherine has been working on an emergency quilt for John-Paul M. This quilt is a little smaller than usual as John-Paul is only 1 year old.

Square News
We reached the 2500 square mark this week! What an incredible amount of support we have had over the four years we have been running - THANK YOU ALL!!

We have received a phenomenal 61 squares this week! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Chris, Crawley, UK (for Poppy J)
    Chris, Crawley, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Eileen Toy, London, England (for Harry X)
    Eileen Toy, London, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Eileen Toy, London, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Hannah , Wirral, UK (for Jamie J)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Lucy T)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Esther L)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Adam G)
    Karen Mossman, Manchester, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Katherine, Lincolnshire, England (for Talia F)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Olivia G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Leek U3A, Leek, UK (for Jack G)
    Lisa, Pensacola, Florida, USA (for Leon)
    Philippa, Oxford, UK (for Matthew W)
    Philippa, Oxford, UK (for Lucy T)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Jack P)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Kyan H)
    Rachel J, Crickhowell, United Kingdom (for Poppy J)
    Sandy, USA (for Skyla C)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Tyler Lee)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Kyan H)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Paige V)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Any child)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Any child)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Any child)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Mikey H)
    Susan Watson, Southwell, England (for Jamie J)
    Valerie Parnell, Dundee, UK (for Harvey M)
    Valerie Parnell, Dundee, UK (for Poppy J)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Adam G)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Tyler Lee)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Lucy T)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Heather, Littleborough, England for the Pictures of Boys category
    Philippa, Oxford, UK for the Cartoons: Disney category
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK for the Vehicles category



    Donations
    Thank you all for your donations this week - we have been spending on duvets lately which we use for quilt backings.

    Dress-down day
    Last, but certainly not least, we would particularly like to thank Christine Lyall who nominated LoveQuiltsUK as the charity for her company's work dress-down day. Christine raised £287 - a magnificent total, thank you so much, Christine! :)



    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! :)




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