LoveQuilts UK News
News 31 Dec 2010 - 08 Jan 2011
This week, Katherine has been working on an Emergency Quilt for Corey-Jack which is being made with some Any Child squares and some patchwork panels. Corey-Jack will be spending a lot of time in hospital during January and February.
Gaynor has just started working on Lennon-Georgie's Noah's Ark quilt - shopping for fabric and washing the squares in preparation!
The quilts for Lillie Mae and Amber Rose have now been posted so we are waiting to hear about those.
Also this week, Abigail's Flower Fairy quilt was received. This lovely picture was taken by Amanda, Abigail's mum:
Cross Stitch Crazy Magazine
LoveQuiltsUK is now appearing under the list of cross stitch clubs printed in Cross Stitch Crazy magazine:
Welcome to any stitchers who have joined us based on this advert! Also thanks to Victoria for sorting out the free advertising.
We have received 13 squares this week! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!
Gaynor, Swansea, Wales (for Lennon Georgie)
Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK (for Elizabeth)
Gilly, Ellesmore Port, England (for Jayden C)
Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Rhea T)
Jessica Valles Fairless, CÂ´an Picafort, Majorca (for Aaron H)
Karen, Majorca, Spain (for Eleanor G)
Katherine, Lincolnshire, England (for Aaron H)
Sharon, Colorado, USA (for Seraphina)
Susan, Ontario, Canada (for Krystal S)
Susan, Hamilton, USA (for Jayden C)
Susan, Hamilton, USA (for Lennon Georgie)
Gaynor, Swansea, Wales for the Teddies category
Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK for the Girls category
Donated fabric was received from: Victoria, Sleaford
(See Fabric page for details)
Also many thanks to those who have sent cash donations this week, it is very much appreciated.
2010 Review of the Year
2010 was the third year of LoveQuiltsUK. We have had a good year with a lot of new stitchers joining us and a lot of old stitchers continuing to stitch for us this year! Thanks to everyone who has so kindly stitched and donated squares for LoveQuiltsUK kids. Also thanks to those who have sent donations of cash and fabric, we couldn't keep going without your generosity - thank you very much!
Our website was redesigned in April which allows us to better organise the quilts and square sign-ups and we can tell you that the total squares since then have been: (drum roll!)
Total squares since April 20th 2010: 368 squares!
Katherine continues to do a fantastic job as our main quilter. Gaynor has taken up quilting this year and has done a few quilts to help Katherine out. She has also taken over some of the administration via the website/email.
27 Quilts were completed in 2010! (50 overall since 2008)
Here are the quilts we completed in 2010:
Happy New Year to all and here's looking forward to making more children smile in 2011!
News 24 Dec 2010 - 31 Dec 2010
It has been a quiet week due to the Christmas festivities and Katherine having tonsilitis - get well soon Katherine!
We have received 5 squares this week! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!
Emily, London, England (for Jayden C)
Gaynor, Swansea, Wales (for Bradley)
Gaynor, Swansea, Wales (for Corey-Jack)
Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Jayden C)
Katherine, Lincolnshire, England (for Jack B)
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