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News 25 Mar 2012 - 12 Apr 2012



It has been a quiet time over the last couple of weeks with Gaynor and Katherine both away on holiday. However, normal service is now resumed! :)

Quilt News
3 quilts have been delievered since our last update:

Shona G's quilt (Flowers with butterflies and dragonflies) - quilted by Joyce:

Photo of Shona G's quilt


Isla's quilt (Sea Life) - quilted by Lesley: Isla's quilt has been delivered, but we haven't received a photo yet - her mum is getting Isla ready to go into hospital for an operation next week and also has a 5 week old newborn! We will keep you posted :)

Mollie B's quilt (Butterflies and Dragonflies (Emergency Quilt)) - quilted by Brenda:

Photo of Mollie B's quilt


Thank you all for your contributions to all these quilts and thanks to our new quilters!


In Memoriam
We are very sorry to tell you that Benjamin S who received the Cars quilt in January has passed away :( We send our deepest condolences to his mum Lyndsay and all Ben's family.

We received this message from Lyndsay:

His beautiful quilt was loved by him x Thank you to all who made it possible x the quilt will be used and loved by us and his sisters x


USA fabric shopping
Gaynor has been on holiday to the USA and has brought back 220 yards of Walmart's finest fabrics to keep us going. Thank you to Gaynor's mum, Elaine Thomas who has already started washing the fabric!


Gaynor with fabric



Elaine washing fabric!



Square News
We have received an amazing 84 squares since our last update! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Dean B)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Joshua H)
    Charlotte , Sheffield, UK (for Adelaide W)
    Charlotte , Sheffield, UK (for Christopher J)
    Clair, Newcastle, England (for Amelia E)
    Claire Lawrence, Corby Glen, England (for Harry)
    Eileen Toy, London, England (for William E)
    Eileen Toy, London, England (for Skye S)
    Ginny D, Canterbury, UK (for Amelia Rose)
    Ginny D, Canterbury, UK (for Any child)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Talia F)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Ollie E)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Jake C)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Joshua H)
    Heidi Pemberton, Leven, Fife (for Harvey M)
    Heidi Pemberton, Leven, Fife (for Harry X)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Sarah B)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Adam G)
    Jenny, Staffs, England (for Adelaide W)
    Jenny, Staffs, England (for Mikey H)
    Jenny, Staffs, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Julie, Anglesey, Wales (for Amelia Rose)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, UK (for Joshua H)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, UK (for Jamie J)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, UK (for Harry X)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, UK (for Jamie J)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Christopher J)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Sienna S)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Poppy J)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Talia F)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Cakes)
    Lis Nielsen, Corby Glen, UK (for Nicola H)
    Lisa, Derby, UK (for Sarah B)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Finley G)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Jamie J)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Dean B)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Dean B)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Cakes)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Elizabeth P)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Poppy J)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Leon)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Sarah B)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Joshua H)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Finley G)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants (for Ollie E)
    Sandra, England (for Kyle V)
    Sandra, England (for Leon)
    Sandra, England (for Adam G)
    Sandra, England (for Mikey H)
    Sandra, England (for Ollie E)
    Sandra, England (for Stitch-a-long: Circles)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Jack B)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Mikey H)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Ollie E)
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Matthew W)
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Any child)
    Sue F, London, Ontario, Canada (for Samuel W)
    Sue F, London, Ontario, Canada (for Samuel W)
    Tracey, Cardiff, Wales (for Mia F)
    Valerie Parnell, Dundee, UK (for Dean B)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for William E)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Jack R)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Ginny D, Canterbury, UK for the Cute animals category
    Ginny D, Canterbury, UK for the Teddies category
    Heidi Pemberton, Leven, Fife for the Cartoon Characters category
    Jenny, Staffs, England for the Cute animals category
    Jenny, Staffs, England for the Teddies category
    Lisa, Derby, UK for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Lisa, Derby, UK for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Lisa, Derby, UK for the Dogs and Cats category
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK for the Boys category
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK for the Dogs and Cats category
    Pauline, Broughton, for the Girls category
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK for the Cartoon Characters category
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Cartoon Characters category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Vehicles category
    Verity, Wiltshire, England for the Animals/Birds category
    Verity, Wiltshire, England for the Teddies category
    Verity, Wiltshire, England for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Verity, Wiltshire, England for the Cartoon Characters category
    Verity, Wiltshire, England for the Cartoon Characters category


    Donations
    Thank you to everyone who has sent donations since our last update, they are very much appreciated! :)



    News 19 Mar 2012 - 25 Mar 2012



    Quilt News

    5 quilts were delivered this week:

    Aaron F's quilt (Cartoon Characters) - quilted by Liz N and Katherine:

    Photo of Jack K's quilt


    Jack K's quilt (World Landmarks) - quilted by Joy:

    Photo of Jack K's quilt


    Amelia F's quilt (Hearts) - quilted by Cathy:

    Photo of Amelia F's quilt


    Harlum L's quilt (Enchanted World) - quilted by Margaret:

    Photo of Harlum L's quilt


    Tahlia-Annikki's quilt (Pink) - quilted by Maureen:

    Photo of Tahlia-Annikki's quilt


    We have not received a photo of the latest three children with their quilts, we hope to bring you photos in our next update. Thank you to the quilters and all the stitchers who have worked so hard on these quilts :)

    Erin who received a quilt from us in January 2012 is in hospital at the moment, we received this photo of her:

    Photo of Erin


    We have also heard that Tyler Lee and Finley G have had a difficult week and we send our best wishes to all LQ children who are in hospital at the moment.


    Emergency Quilt
    New quilter Gill has completed this quilt with squares from our 2011 Hearts Stitch-a-long. We will keep this quilt in stock until needed - thank you very much Gill.

    Photo of Hearts quilt



    Quilts opened/closed
    Matthew W's quilt was opened
    Mia F's quilt was opened


    Square News
    We have received 8 squares this week. Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Denise Stansbury, Nottinghamshire, England (for Amelia Rose)
    Denise Stansbury, Nottinghamshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Owls)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Harry X)
    Michelle Hunter, England (for Nicola H)
    Zoe Swift, Shipley, England (for Jessica S)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Heather, Littleborough, England for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Sheila, Corby, Northants, for the Cartoon Characters category
    Sheila, Corby, Northants, for the Vehicles category




    News 12 Mar 2012 - 19 Mar 2012



    Quilt News
    Aaron F's quilt, Shona G's quilt and Jack K's quilt are all now complete and have been posted - we hope to bring you news on those next week :)

    We received this lovely photo of Ollie K enjoying his quilt:



    Also this photo of Brendan enjoying his Tatty Teddy quilt:



    Skye has won the Tommy's Charity Champion Children award - an award for premature babies who have overcome difficulties in their lives. Her mum Ruth found out 2 weeks ago she had won, so they went down to a posh 'do' in London this week and she was presented with an award plaque and a teddy bear. Well done, Skye!








    Quilts opened/closed
    Skye S's quilt was opened and closed
    Talia F's quilt was opened and closed
    Ollie E's quilt was opened and closed
    Stitch-a-long: Cakes's quilt was re-opened closed


    Square News
    We have received 14 squares this week! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for William E)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Jake C)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Joshua H)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Harvey M)
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK (for Sienna S)
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK (for Mikey H)
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK (for Mikey H)
    Karen, Majorca, Spain (for Poppy J)
    Karen, Majorca, Spain (for Jamie J)
    Karen Mossman, Manchester, UK (for Elizabeth P)
    Katherine, Lincolnshire, England (for Talia F)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Adelaide W)
    Lisa Eisner, Pensacola, Florida, USA (for Samuel W)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA for the Angels/Fairies category



    Donations
    Also many thanks for donations sent in this week :)




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