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News 22 Jan 2015 - 23 Feb 2015



Quilt News

What a busy month it has been! 19 quilts have been delivered since our last update...surely a record for a month?! :

Amelia S's quilt (Minnie Mouse and Butterflies) - quilted by Heather:

Photo of Amelia S's quilt


Amy M's quilt (Hearts) - quilted by Mary:

- is in the post!

Bridie G's quilt (Flowers) - quilted by Carol:

Photo of Bridie G's quilt


Clarice P's quilt (Fairies) - quilted by Leanda:

Photo of Clarice P's quilt


Connor S's quilt (Animals - Wild/Jungle) - quilted by Leanda:

Photo of Connor S's quilt


Darien G's quilt (Dinosaurs) - quilted by Carol:

Photo of Darien G's quilt


Donna B's quilt (Circle-themed squares (Emergency Quilt)) - quilted by Sandra (Beds):

Photo of Donna B's quilt


Elliot S's quilt (Superheroes) - quilted by Sandra (Beds):

Photo of Elliot S's quilt


Ellis F's quilt (Vehicles) - quilted by Leanda:

Photo of Ellis F's quilt


Ezmae's quilt (Owls) - quilted at short notice by Katherine:

Photo of Ezmae's quilt


Grace H's quilt (Female Disney Characters) - quilted by Anna:

Photo of Grace H's quilt


Harvey M's quilt (Superheroes) - quilted by Vicky:

Photo of Harvey M's quilt


Sadly, Harvey passed away before his quilt was completed, but his family asked if we could still complete it for them.

Lauren M's quilt (Cats & Big Cats) - quilted by Vicky:

Photo of Lauren M's quilt


Mallie W's quilt (Flowers and hearts) - quilted by Carol:

Photo of Mallie W's quilt


Matthew C's quilt (Cartoon characters) - quilted by Sandra (Beds):

Photo of Matthew C's quilt


Phoebe F's quilt (Butterflies) - quilted by Heather:

Photo of Phoebe F's quilt


Sam R's quilt (Dragons) - quilted by Liz R:

- is in the post.

Tayen Tots's quilt (Butterflies) - quilted by Kita:

Photo of Tayen Tots's quilt


Katherine has also completed a Owls emergency quilt - thank you very much Katherine!

Photo of (QUILTED) Owls's quilt


Thank you so much to everyone involved in this huge amount of work! :)


Quilts opened/closed
Lewis M's quilt was opened and closed
Lexi-Jean T's quilt was opened and closed
Mari H's quilt was opened and closed
Finley W's quilt was opened and closed
Taylor W's quilt was opened and closed
Leo W 2's quilt was opened and closed
Kyla M's quilt was opened and closed
Thomas B's quilt was opened and closed
Isabel Rose C's quilt was opened and closed
Jack M's quilt was opened and closed



Square News
We have received a massive 208 squares since our last update! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Alannah Waters, Ammanford, Wales (for Amara K)
    Alannah Waters, Ammanford, Wales (for Ryan N)
    Alice Watts, Edinburgh, UK (for Amber J)
    Alice Watts, Edinburgh, UK (for Elahna W)
    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Bethany H)
    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Caiden G)
    Alison, Market Drayton, UK (for Alfie J)
    Allison Gregory, Tamworth, UK (for Grace H)
    Alysia, Kings Langley, UK (for Hannah M)
    Andrea, London, UK (for Jayden W)
    Ann, Devon, UK (for Finley W)
    Anne, Great Oakley, UK (for Jacob H)
    Becky Keith, Worksop, UK (for Lucas K)
    Becky McLinn, Ulverston, UK (for Sam R)
    Cairine, Lancaster, UK (for Bradley H)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Hannah M)
    Carol West , Bury St Edmunds, UK (for Evie-Rose)
    Carol West , Bury St Edmunds, UK (for Evie Jean B)
    Cath, Nottingham, UK (for Effie H)
    Cath, Nottingham, UK (for Donna E)
    Cheryl Naisbitt, Darlington, UK (for Evie Jean B)
    Cheryl Naisbitt, Darlington, UK (for Charlie B)
    Claire Holland, Newquay, UK (for William E)
    Claire Holland, Newquay, UK (for Jayden W)
    Claire Holland, Newquay, UK (for Amy W)
    Claire Holland, Newquay, UK (for Myles S)
    Claire Holland, Newquay, UK (for Evie-Rose)
    Claire Horton, Tamworth, UK (for Grace H)
    Debbie, Bathgate, Scotland (for Chloe E)
    Debbie, Bathgate, Scotland (for Ryan N)
    Deborah Found-Bloodworth, Uxbridge, Middx, UK (for Isla Mae)
    Deborah Found-Bloodworth, Uxbridge, Middx, UK (for Amy W)
    Deborah Found-Bloodworth, Uxbridge, Middx, UK (for Marley V)
    Denise Stansbury, Nottinghamshire, England (for (QUILTED) Owls)
    Diana Lettice, Spalding, UK (for Abigail E)
    Diana Lettice, Spalding, UK (for Dylan A)
    Diana Lettice, Spalding, UK (for Myles S)
    Donna Trett, Norwich, UK (for Amy L)
    Donna Trett, Norwich, UK (for Amara K)
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia (for Caiden G)
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia (for Leo W 1)
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia (for Ryan N)
    Elaine, Peterborough, UK (for Jack S)
    Elaine, Raby, NSW, Australia (for Amber J)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Alfie J)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Niesha)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Amara K)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Lewis M)
    Elaine Dixon, Athens, Greece (for Sam R)
    Emily Baker, Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales (for Bethany H)
    Emily Baker, Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales (for Rhys M)
    Erica Geller, California, USA (for Lucas K)
    Faye Williams, High Wycombe, UK (for Myles S)
    Fiona, Harrogate, UK (for Shannon)
    Fiona, Harrogate, UK (for Hannah M)
    Gillian Muir, Edinburgh, UK (for Amber J)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Amy L)
    Hannah , Wirral, UK (for Leo W 1)
    Hannah , Wirral, UK (for Jacob H)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Jayden W)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Danielle L)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Caiden G)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Phoebe F)
    Helen, Southampton, England (for Amelia S)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Bradley H)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Jayden W)
    Janet Ramsden, Brisbane, Australia (for Oscar S)
    Janet Ramsden, Brisbane, Australia (for Marley V)
    Jennifer Urquhart, Glasgow, Scotland (for Amber J)
    Jenny Elkington, Boston, UK (for Isla Mae)
    Jenny Elkington, Boston, UK (for Marley V)
    Jessica, Cambridge, ON, Canada (for Chloe W)
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England (for Chloe E)
    Jo Birkett, Tilbury, UK (for Lewis C 1)
    Jo Birkett, Tilbury, UK (for Bobby W)
    Joanne, Bathgate, Scotland (for Bradley H)
    Karen Hockin, Southampton, England (for Ellis F)
    Karen Hockin, Southampton, England (for Jack S)
    Karen Hockin, Southampton, England (for Rhys M)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Ezmae)
    Kaye S, Bangor, Northern Ireland (for Any child)
    Kerry Mabbott, Weldon, Northants, UK (for Amelia S)
    Kerry Mabbott, Weldon, Northants, UK (for Lewis C 1)
    Kita , Northampton, UK (for Jack S)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Bobby W)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Leo W 1)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Evie-Rose)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Thomas B)
    Lesleyann Curran, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Jayden W)
    Lesleyann Curran, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Effie H)
    Lesleyann Curran, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Dylan A)
    Linda Cropper, Atherstone, England (for Jayden W)
    Lisa Toner, Morecambe, UK (for Caiden G)
    Louisa, Kildrum, Cumbernauld, Scotland (for Amber J)
    Lyn , Doncaster, UK (for Chloe W)
    Lyn , Doncaster, UK (for Amy W)
    Lyn , Doncaster, UK (for Evie Jean B)
    Lynnette Holland, Wigan, England (for Bethany H)
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland (for Isabel Rose C)
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland (for Jack M)
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland (for Any child)
    Maria MacCallum, Tamworth, UK (for Grace H)
    Mariann, USA (for Jayden W)
    Marie, Yeovil, UK (for Ocean H)
    Michele, Derby, Connecticut , USA (for Bradley H)
    Michele, Derby, Connecticut , USA (for Chloe W)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Oscar S)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Ryan N)
    Moira Anne Jeffcoat, Birmingham, England (for Abigail E)
    Moira Anne Jeffcoat, Birmingham, England (for Marley V)
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK (for Amara K)
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK (for Rhys M)
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK (for Lincoln R)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Myles S)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Alfie J)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Evie Jean B)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Bobby W)
    Nicola, St Albans, UK (for Lewis M)
    Nicola Dove, Barnsley, UK (for Bethany H)
    Nicola Dove, Barnsley, UK (for Rhys M)
    Pam Ramm, Anaheim, California, USA (for Grace H)
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK (for Myles S)
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland (for Jacob H)
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland (for Amara K)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for William E)
    Rachael, Newcastle under Lyme, England (for Bradley H)
    Rachael, Newcastle under Lyme, England (for Alfie H)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants, UK (for William E)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants, UK (for Shannon)
    Rebecca, Kettering, Northants, UK (for Oscar S)
    Roberta H, King's Lynn, England (for Evie-Rose)
    Rosie Timperley, Derbyshire, England (for Matthew C)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for (QUILTED) Owls)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Alfie J)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Charlie B)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Lewis M)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Emergency Quilt: Rabbits)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Ellis F)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Shannon)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Chloe W)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Lauren M)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Elahna W)
    Sophie, Birmingham, England (for Hannah M)
    Sophie, Birmingham, England (for Bethany H)
    Sophie Bloodworth, Uxbridge, UK (for Amy W)
    Sophie Bloodworth, Uxbridge, UK (for Holly C)
    Stephanie Rose, Bo'ness, Scotland (for Angel S)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Lauren M)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Shannon)
    Tracey, Cardiff, Wales (for Charlie B)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Cartoons: Disney (Pooh and friends) category
    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Butterflies category
    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Animals (Jungle/Zoo) category
    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Vehicles category
    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Sea Life/Beach category
    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Fantasy category
    Ann, Ayrshire, UK for the Animals (Farm) category
    Cath, Nottingham, UK for the Vehicles category
    Cath, Nottingham, UK for the Animals (Realistic) category
    Claire Holland, Newquay, UK for the Hearts category
    Deborah Found-Bloodworth, Uxbridge, Middx, UK for the Hearts category
    Deborah Found-Bloodworth, Uxbridge, Middx, UK for the Birds category
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia for the Princesses category
    Eileen, Newcastle, UK for the Teddies category
    Elaine, Peterborough, UK for the Teddies category
    Elaine, Peterborough, UK for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Elaine Dixon, Athens, Greece for the Cartoons: Non-Disney category
    Gilly, Ellesmore Port, England for the Animals (Jungle/Zoo) category
    Gilly, Ellesmore Port, England for the Animals (Dogs and Cats) category
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK for the Birds category
    Hannah , Wirral, UK for the Animals (Jungle/Zoo) category
    Heidi Pemberton, Leven, Scotland for the Animals (Dogs and Cats) category
    Heidi Pemberton, Leven, Scotland for the Hello Kitty category
    Heidi Pemberton, Leven, Scotland for the Teddies category
    Helen, Walsall, UK for the Cartoons: Disney (Pooh and friends) category
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA for the Hearts category
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA for the Animals (Farm) category
    Jennifer Urquhart, Glasgow, Scotland for the Butterflies category
    Jo Birkett, Tilbury, UK for the Hearts category
    Kaye S, Bangor, Northern Ireland for the Teddies category
    Kirsty Edgcumbe, Haverhill, Suffolk , UK for the Animals (Dogs and Cats) category
    Kirsty Edgcumbe, Haverhill, Suffolk , UK for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Kirsty Edgcumbe, Haverhill, Suffolk , UK for the Dance category
    Lou Lou, Sweden for the Space category
    Lou Lou, Sweden for the Animals (Realistic) category
    Lou Lou, Sweden for the Animals (Realistic) category
    Lou Lou, Sweden for the Animals (General) category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Hearts category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Butterflies category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Butterflies category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Butterflies category
    Magda, Aberdeen, Scotland for the Butterflies category
    Marilyn, Birmingham, for the Teddies category
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK for the Cartoons: Non-Disney category
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Nicola, Huddersfield Yorkshire , UK for the Animals (Dogs and Cats) category
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK for the Cartoons: Non-Disney category
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK for the Fantasy category
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland for the Princesses category
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Sandra, Shefford, England for the Princesses category
    Sandra, Shefford, England for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Sylvia, Walsall, UK for the Sea Life/Beach category



    Donations
  • Thank you so much to everyone who has sent in donations since our last update, it is really appreciated :)



    News 1 Jan 2015 - 22 Jan 2015


    January is passing in a whirl - Gaynor has been moving house so we are a bit late with our first update of 2015. A lot has already been happening at LQUK though! First, some very sad news. One of our stitchers Judith Saebel sadly passed away quite suddenly last Saturday after suffering a stroke :( We would like to pay tribute to Judith who stitched a number of lovely squares and cards for LQUK. Judith's squares can be seen here and the quilts Judith's squares featured on are here Our thoughts are with Judith's family. Rest in peace, Judith.


    Quilt News
    Seven quilts have been delivered since the start of 2015:

    Ava C's quilt (Female Disney Characters) - quilted by Alison and Janine:

    Photo of Ava C's quilt


    Bailey K's quilt (Cats and Superheroes) - quilted by Alison and Janine:

    Photo of Bailey K's quilt


    Ben B's quilt (Football) - quilted by Alison and Janine:

    Photo of Ben B's quilt


    Bobby James R's quilt (Monkeys and Gorillas) - quilted by Heather:

    Photo of Bobby James R's quilt


    Gracie D's quilt (Disney characters (all)) - quilted by Helle:

    Photo of Gracie D's quilt


    Leia M's quilt (Hello Kitty) - quilted by Vicky:

    Photo of Leia M's quilt


    Matilda W's quilt (Fairies) - quilted by Mary:

    Photo of Matilda W's quilt


    Massive thanks to everyone involved in these quilts, we have hit the ground running in 2015. Several other quilts are about to be posted, so watch out for them in our next news, or in our "Completed Quilts" section.


    Square News
    We have received 135 squares since our last update, so it's certainly been a busy January! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Alannah Waters, Ammanford, Wales (for Lincoln R)
    Alannah Waters, Ammanford, Wales (for Lincoln R)
    Becky Keith, Worksop, UK (for Ocean H)
    Becky McLinn, Ulverston, UK (for Gracie D)
    Cameron Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Tayen Tots)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Sam R)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Amber J)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Holly C)
    Carol Ayling, Copthorne, UK (for Lincoln R)
    Carol West , Bury St Edmunds, UK (for Caiden G)
    Carol West , Bury St Edmunds, UK (for Jacob H)
    Cath, Nottingham, UK (for Matthew C)
    Claire A, Fife, Scotland (for Amber J)
    Claire A, Fife, Scotland (for Chloe W)
    Debbie, Bathgate, Scotland (for Donna E)
    Debbie, Bathgate, Scotland (for Bethany H)
    Debbie Fulton, Christchurch, New Zealand (for Ocean H)
    Debbie Fulton, Christchurch, New Zealand (for Mallie W)
    Debbie May, Worthing, West Sussex, UK (for Tayen Tots)
    Debbie May, Worthing, West Sussex, UK (for Shannon)
    Debbie May, Worthing, West Sussex, UK (for Abigail E)
    Diana Tanner, Perth WA, Australia (for Elahna W)
    Diana Tanner, Perth WA, Australia (for Chloe W)
    Diana Tanner, Perth WA, Australia (for Leo W 1)
    Diana Tanner, Perth WA, Australia (for Niesha)
    Donna Edmends, Worthing, UK (for Tayen Tots)
    Donna Trett, Norwich, UK (for Jack S)
    Donna Trett, Norwich, UK (for Donna E)
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia (for Alfie H)
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia (for Rhys M)
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia (for Lincoln R)
    Elaine , Kings Langley, UK (for Leia M)
    Elaine , Kings Langley, UK (for Sam R)
    Elaine , Kings Langley, UK (for Lucas K)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Jacob H)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Lincoln R)
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales (for Evie Jean B)
    Elaine Dixon, Athens, Greece (for Ellis F)
    Elaine Dixon, Athens, Greece (for Matthew C)
    Elaine Dixon, Athens, Greece (for Ocean H)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Jack S)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Danielle L)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Amy W)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Oscar S)
    Hannah Garner, Manchester , UK (for Ben B)
    Janet Ramsden, Brisbane, Australia (for Chloe E)
    Janet Ramsden, Brisbane, Australia (for Danielle L)
    Janet Ramsden, Brisbane, Australia (for Alfie H)
    Jean, Buckinghamshire, England (for Amy W)
    Jean, Buckinghamshire, England (for Amy L)
    Jenny Elkington, Boston, UK (for Chloe E)
    Jessica, Cambridge, ON, Canada (for Matthew C)
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England (for Lauren M)
    Jill Smith, Taunton, England (for Ocean H)
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK (for Jack S)
    Julie Moody, Newark, UK (for Chloe E)
    Karen Hockin, Southampton, England (for Grace H)
    Katherine, Lincolnshire, England (for Bridie G)
    Kay, Doncaster, UK (for Amelia S)
    Kay, Doncaster, UK (for Ellis F)
    Kay, Doncaster, UK (for Effie H)
    Kim Lawrence, Bedworth, England (for Bethany H)
    Kirsten, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Grace H)
    Kirsten, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Effie H)
    Laura, Thetford, UK (for Harvey M)
    Laura, Thetford, UK (for Elliot S)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Oscar S)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Marley V)
    Leanda Vickers, Oldham , England (for Clarice P)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Lewis C 1)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Danielle L)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Abigail E)
    Lesleyann Curran, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Donna E)
    Lesleyann Curran, Kilmarnock, Scotland (for Rhys M)
    Lisa, Pensacola, Florida, USA (for Angel S)
    Lisa Toner, Morecambe, UK (for Danielle L)
    Lisa Toner, Morecambe, UK (for Amy W)
    Lisa Toner, Morecambe, UK (for Rhys M)
    Lou B, Surrey, UK (for Alfie H)
    Lou B, Surrey, UK (for Effie H)
    Lou Lou, Sweden (for Rhys M)
    Lou Lou, Sweden (for Lincoln R)
    Marie, Yeovil, UK (for Mallie W)
    Marie, Yeovil, UK (for Ellis F)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Lauren M)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Danielle L)
    Miss Debbie Elkington, Boston, Lincs, UK (for Evie Jean B)
    Moira Anne Jeffcoat, Birmingham, England (for Bradley H)
    Moira Anne Jeffcoat, Birmingham, England (for Rhys M)
    Moira Anne Jeffcoat, Birmingham, England (for Myles S)
    Nicola Dove, Barnsley, UK (for Chloe W)
    Nicola Dove, Barnsley, UK (for Isla Mae)
    Paula, Heathfield, UK (for Evie-Rose)
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland (for Jack S)
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland (for Abigail E)
    Paula Dewar, Glasgow, Scotland (for Effie H)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Alfie H)
    Rita Turner, Shipston, Warwickshire, UK (for Alfie J)
    Rita Turner, Shipston, Warwickshire, UK (for Niesha)
    Rita Turner, Shipston, Warwickshire, UK (for Bobby W)
    Roberta H, King's Lynn, England (for Danielle L)
    Samantha , Bournemouth, England (for Lewis C 1)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Danielle L)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Oscar S)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Myles S)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Amy M)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Amy M)
    Sandra, Shefford, England (for Bethany L)
    Sarah, Sale, UK (for Elahna W)
    Sarah, Sale, UK (for Isla Mae)
    Stephanie Rose, Bo'ness, Scotland (for Elliot S)
    Susan Miller, Bathgate, Scotland (for Isla Mae)
    Suzanne, Brussels, Belgium (for Any child)
    Tracey, Cardiff, Wales (for Chloe E)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Cath, Nottingham, UK for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Cath, Nottingham, UK for the Fantasy category
    EE(Beth)Filmer, Adelaide, Australia for the Princesses category
    Elaine, Ammanford, South Wales for the Superheroes category
    Elaine Dixon, Athens, Greece for the Cartoons: Non-Disney category
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Karen, Majorca, Spain for the Animals (Jungle/Zoo) category
    Kaye S, Bangor, Northern Ireland for the Butterflies category
    Kaye S, Bangor, Northern Ireland for the Animals (Realistic) category
    Kim Lawrence, Bedworth, England for the Teddies category
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK for the Birds category
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK for the Birds category
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK for the Pictures of Boys category
    Lesleyann Curran, Kilmarnock, Scotland for the Cartoons: Disney (General) category
    Lou Lou, Sweden for the Butterflies category
    Paula, Heathfield, UK for the Fantasy category
    Paula, Heathfield, UK for the Hearts category
    Ria , Staffordshire, UK for the Fantasy category
    Sabine, Blaton, Belgium for the Sports category
    Sandra, Shefford, England for the Sea Life/Beach category



    Donations
    As ever, thank you so much to all of you for continuing to send in donations :)



    2014 Review of the Year


    Welcome to the LoveQuiltsUK review of 2014!

    It’s been a truly record-breaking year for LoveQuiltsUK and we’d like to spend a little while looking back over the year and thanking people who have helped us.

    Gaynor has tried to remember everything that’s happened during this year but life is busy and she may have forgotten a few things! If you feel we’ve left you out, please do email us on contact@lovequiltsuk.com and we will gladly add you to the year review!


    Stitching and Quilting
    We have all been very busy during 2014 stitching squares, stitching and making cards and quilting!

    Total squares received in 2014: 1991 squares!

    Total quilts delivered in 2014: 141 Quilts! (14 of these were emergency quilts)
    That brings our overall total to 396 quilts since 2008.

    We passed our 5000 square milestone in April, and our 6000 square milestone in October! We also passed our 300 quilt milestone in May, and as we enter the New Year we are very close to 400 quilts (currently 396)

    THANK YOU to every one of you who have sent in beautiful squares and/or quilted them together into gorgeous quilts this year. We are humbled by your kindness and generosity of spirit.


    Fundraising
    We have had a large number of people who have contributed to fundraising this year, they include:
    • Karen Guy selling cross-stitch cards in January - £20.50
    • Nessa Vickers £102 Supermarket bag pack
    • Marie Firth Christmas stall
    • Bob and Jenny, £400 raised from the Duke and Dragon Lodge.
    • Morton Village Shop sponsorship - £1.15 off each parcel sent by Kat this year.
    • Brenda £250
    • Leanda and Heather £169 in craft fayre in March
    • Christchurch Productions £250 in April
    • Direct Debit vote £100 plus £500 Emma Kearsley best fundraiser!
    • Macdonald Sports and Social Committee in Altrincham - Dress down and cake sale day
    • Lisa £40 – Bike Ride
    • Sarah £275 – dress down day
    • LesleyAnnCurran £55
    • Lisa Toner £40 Chocolate raffle in June
    • Becky Homes £326.61 – Santa and Snowmen banner raffle
    • Vicky Bailey - Lap quilt sale in December
    • Mrs T - £120 giving talks to groups such as the Mothers’ Union.

    We’d also like to thank:
    • Cath Willey for running and Any Child Square drive in April with a prize
    • Emma Kearsley for leading the Direct Debit vote in May – we came 5th while up against much larger charities, with over 2000 votes.
    • Clare Bray who works with Post Pals very kindly took up the mantle of producing a calendar for LoveQuiltsUK this year, which sold 110 copies at £10 each. Clare also helped to organise plastic packs and envelopes to mail the calendars out. Thank you very much for your efforts Clare!
    • Thanks to those of you who have supported us via Easyfundraising - we have raised £576.97 since April this year when we began!
    • Gift Aid - £740 was reclaimed on donations made in 2013 – well worth doing and thank you to everyone who has sent their Gift Aid declaration in.
    • …and to everyone who has quietly sent in cash, cheques, Paypal donations, text donations etc. this year – it is gratefully received
    THANK YOU to everyone involved with Fundraising this year, you are the backbone of LoveQuiltsUK and we really could not keep gong without you! Thank you again!!


    Emergency Quilts
    Many thanks to Leanda and Heather for taking on the job of storing the emergency quilt stash and sending them out quickly – this has really helped Kat and Gaynor out. Also thanks to the others who are storing emergency quilts they have made.

    Cards
    Thank you to Sandra and Debbie who organise the cards we send out with the quilts via our Facebook group.

    Mrs T
    Mrs T (Gaynor’s Mum) has washed the majority of the fabric and duvet covers used for LQUK this year, before sending out to quilters. Thank you Mrs T for your largely unseen efforts!


    Auditor
    We’d like to thank Jean of Swansea who very kindly audited our accounts for free at the beginning of 2013. We’d also like to thank David Moss of Swansea for assisting with our bank account.


    Support from Businesses
    We would like to particularly thank Lee Mill Fabrics in Swansea for offering LQUK a discount on cotton fabrics this year, Katzstitch who have catered to LQUK stitchers by selling Aida in our required size (13 x 13 inches) and offering a discount on top, and Colour Catchers who donated 36 boxes to us a couple of years back and we are still using them!

    We are also grateful to BTMyDonate and Just Text Giving from Vodafone for allowing us to accept credit/debit card and SMS donations for free.


    Magazine Appearances
    We have appeared in the following magazines this year:

    • Cross Stitch Collection magazine June
    • World of Cross Stitching - Sept
    • South Wales Evening Post - Sept
    • Swansea Life Magazine - Sept


    In Memoriam
    It is the nature of our work that some of our quilt recipients pass away from time to time :( This year we would like to remember: Jack B, William F, Ryan M and Harvey M.

    Rest in peace xx


    No year review would be complete without taking a look back on the quilts that were delivered this year. An incredible number of man and woman hours have gone into the following quilts, thank you so much to everyone involved:

    January 2014

    Katie J's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Sue and Margaret
    Katie J's quilt
    Abigail W's quilt
    (Princesses)
    Quilted by Anna
    Abigail W's quilt
    Ella B's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Pam
    Ella B's quilt
    Aimee F's quilt
    (Female Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Maureen
    Aimee F's quilt
    Isabella S's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Sue and Margaret
    Isabella S's quilt

    February 2014

    Luke S's quilt
    (Space)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Luke S's quilt
    Thomas S's quilt
    (World Landmarks)
    Quilted by Liz R
    Thomas S's quilt
    Rebecca P's quilt
    (Female Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Sandra G
    Rebecca P's quilt
    Matthew E's quilt
    (Cartoon characters, especially Sponge Bob)
    Quilted by Valerie
    Matthew E's quilt
    Isla S's quilt
    (Fairies (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Leanda
    Isla S's quilt
    Addy L's quilt
    (Disney - Minnie / Mickey / Princesses)
    Quilted by Yvonne P
    Addy L's quilt
    Daisy L's quilt
    (Daisies and Owls)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Daisy L's quilt
    Cody G's quilt
    (Vehicles)
    Quilted by Heather
    Cody G's quilt
    Zara G's quilt
    (Fairies and Angels)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Zara G's quilt
    Mason F's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Mason F's quilt
    Rowan S's quilt
    (Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck)
    Quilted by Carol
    Rowan S's quilt
    Molly A's quilt
    (Horses)
    Quilted by Kita
    Molly A's quilt
    M T's quilt
    (Sea Life)
    Quilted by Vicky
    M T's quilt
    Cameron B's quilt
    (Hearts)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Cameron B's quilt
    Luke B's quilt
    (Jungle Animals)
    Quilted by Sarah
    Luke B's quilt
    Bobby B's quilt
    (Mickey Mouse and Tigger)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Bobby B's quilt

    March 2014

    Karise S's quilt
    (Dogs and cats)
    Quilted by Mary
    Karise S's quilt
    Zak H's quilt
    (Pirates/Sail boats)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Zak H's quilt
    Molly W's quilt
    (Dogs (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Heather
    Molly W's quilt
    Jake G's quilt
    (Superheroes/Lego)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Jake G's quilt
    Chelsea L's quilt
    (Flowers with butterflies)
    Quilted by Anna
    Chelsea L's quilt
    Nix L's quilt
    (Hearts and stars)
    Quilted by Carol
    Nix L's quilt
    William D 's quilt
    (Superheroes and Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Sue and Margaret
    William D 's quilt
    Grace W's quilt
    (Fairies and Butterflies)
    Quilted by Helle
    Grace W's quilt
    Zac K's quilt
    (Disney Characters (all))
    Quilted by Heather
    Zac K's quilt
    Grady-Finn's quilt
    (Superheroes)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Grady-Finn's quilt

    April 2014

    Grace H's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Yvonne C
    Grace H's quilt
    Alfie A's quilt
    (Jungle Animals (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Rebecca
    Alfie A's quilt
    Travis B's quilt
    (Green)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Travis B's quilt
    Callum W 2's quilt
    (Superheroes)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Callum W 2's quilt
    Spencer M's quilt
    (Teddy Bears)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Spencer M's quilt
    Tanesha's quilt
    (Hearts)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Tanesha's quilt
    Alliza-Lily's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Alliza-Lily's quilt
    Zara S's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Heather
    Zara S's quilt
    Max L's quilt
    (Real Steam Trains and Real Diesel Trains)
    Quilted by Sarah
    Max L's quilt

    May 2014

    George L's quilt
    (Trains)
    Quilted by Evelyn
    George L's quilt
    Callum W 1's quilt
    (Vehicles)
    Quilted by Helle
    Callum W 1's quilt
    Hannah B's quilt
    (Disney characters)
    Quilted by Carol
    Hannah B's quilt
    Rebekah B's quilt
    (Balloons)
    Quilted by Carol
    Rebekah B's quilt
    Zac C's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters and Elmo)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Zac C's quilt
    Charmaine L's quilt
    (Disney Princesses)
    Quilted by Anna
    Charmaine L's quilt
    Owen L's quilt
    (Sealife)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Owen L's quilt
    Bethan G's quilt
    (Horses and Music)
    Quilted by Judith
    Bethan G's quilt
    Zachary W's quilt
    (Winnie the Pooh and friends)
    Quilted by Heather
    Zachary W's quilt
    Lexi-May's quilt
    (Hello Kitty)
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Lexi-May's quilt
    Scarlett B's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Mary
    Scarlett B's quilt
    Connie-Jean's quilt
    (Hearts)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Connie-Jean's quilt
    Jack D's quilt
    (Fighter Jets, Military vehicles and fire engines)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Jack D's quilt
    Olivia B's quilt
    (Hearts)
    Quilted by Evelyn
    Olivia B's quilt
    George J's quilt
    (Fantasy (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Leanda
    George J's quilt

    June 2014

    Paige E's quilt
    (Hearts (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Louisa
    Paige E's quilt
    Ellie M's quilt
    (Princesses)
    Quilted by Heather
    Ellie M's quilt
    Angel William F's quilt
    (Space)
    Quilted by Vicky
    William F's quilt
    Ciaran M's quilt
    (Space)
    Quilted by Helle
    Ciaran M's quilt
    Matty D's quilt
    (Balloons and Male Disney characters)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Matty D's quilt
    Katie D's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Heather
    Katie D's quilt
    Blakely A's quilt
    (Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Blakely A's quilt
    Danielle P's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Sarah
    Danielle P's quilt

    July 2014

    Courtney's quilt
    (Disney Princesses and other Disney characters)
    Quilted by Kita
    Courtney's quilt
    Lewis H's quilt
    (Football)
    Quilted by Carol
    Lewis H's quilt
    Marek S's quilt
    (Circle template (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Kita
    Marek S's quilt
    Sophie M's quilt
    (Angels and Butterflies)
    Quilted by Carol
    Sophie M's quilt
    Georgia B's quilt
    (Disney Princesses)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Georgia B's quilt
    Travis G's quilt
    (Fish)
    Quilted by Kita
    Travis G's quilt
    Jamie's quilt
    (Vehicles)
    Quilted by Judith
    Jamie's quilt
    Emily S's quilt
    (Disney Princesses)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Emily S's quilt
    Adam S's quilt
    (Space)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Adam S's quilt
    Max B's quilt
    (A colour theme - Red)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Max B's quilt
    Lleyton C's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Heather
    Lleyton C's quilt
    Tyler W's quilt
    (Cartoon Characters (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Patchwork Parade Quilting Group
    Tyler W's quilt
    Eloise's quilt
    (Winnie the Pooh and friends)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Eloise's quilt
    Faye B's quilt
    (Template-based Hearts (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Deborah
    Faye B's quilt
    Kiera L's quilt
    (Princesses and Butterflies)
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Kiera L's quilt

    August 2014

    Ethan G's quilt
    (Doctor Who)
    Quilted by Kita
    Ethan G's quilt
    Gracie-Mae F's quilt
    (Butterflies (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Marion
    Gracie-Mae F's quilt
    Lea C's quilt
    (Butterflies and fairies)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Lea C's quilt
    Izzy H's quilt
    (Disney characters (all))
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Izzy H's quilt
    Ollie L's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters and Peppa Pig)
    Quilted by Kita
    Ollie L's quilt
    Grace H's quilt
    (Disney Characters (all))
    Quilted by Vicky
    Grace H's quilt
    Joshua H's quilt
    (Space)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Joshua H's quilt
    William M's quilt
    (Superheroes)
    Quilted by Leanda
    William M's quilt
    Kangaroos's quilt
    (Kangaroos)
    Quilted by Sarah
    Kangaroos's quilt
    Zayn S's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Mary
    Zayn S's quilt

    September 2014

    Holly W's quilt
    (CBeebies characters)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Holly W's quilt
    Ross V 's quilt
    (Cartoon characters (all))
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Ross V 's quilt
    Zayn S's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Mary
    Zayn S's quilt
    Jenson O's quilt
    (Teddies (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Sarah
    Jenson O's quilt
    Evie D's quilt
    (Flowers and Bugs (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Janet T
    Evie D's quilt
    Jeneeve J's quilt
    (Owls, birds and flowers)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Jeneeve J's quilt
    Molly G's quilt
    (A colour theme: Yellow)
    Quilted by Heather
    Molly G's quilt

    October 2014

    Daisy May S's quilt
    (Animals)
    Quilted by Karen
    Daisy May S's quilt
    Jakira J's quilt
    (Horses)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Jakira J's quilt
    Anisha J's quilt
    (Birds)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Anisha J's quilt
    Toby F's quilt
    (Toy Story characters)
    Quilted by Liz R
    Toby F's quilt
    Aleta J's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Yvonne C
    Aleta J's quilt
    Emily H's quilt
    (Female disney characters)
    Quilted by Louisa
    Emily H's quilt
    Elliott C's quilt
    (Cartoon Characters)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Elliott C's quilt
    Sophie M's quilt
    (Female Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Heather
    Sophie M's quilt
    Logan B's quilt
    (Realistic Jungle/Safari Animals)
    Quilted by Heather
    Logan B's quilt
    Daniel D's quilt
    (Realistic cars)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Daniel D's quilt
    Jack C's quilt
    (Superheroes)
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Jack C's quilt
    Joe J's quilt
    (Music and Union Flags)
    Quilted by Carol
    Joe J's quilt
    Ri's quilt
    (Winnie the Pooh and friends)
    Quilted by Sarah
    Ri's quilt
    George P's quilt
    (Vehicles)
    Quilted by Vicky
    George P's quilt
    Courtney D's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Courtney D's quilt

    November 2014

    Madeline B's quilt
    (Butterflies)
    Quilted by Carol
    Madeline B's quilt
    Emily S's quilt
    (Princesses)
    Quilted by Carol
    Emily S's quilt
    Matilda B's quilt
    (Cute animals (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Leanda
    Matilda B's quilt
    Alfie R's quilt
    (Space)
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Alfie R's quilt
    Kyle M's quilt
    (Toy Story Characters)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Kyle M's quilt
    Ruby O's quilt
    (Disney Princesses)
    Quilted by Anna
    Ruby O's quilt
    Harmonie-Rose's quilt
    (Dance
    (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Claire
    Harmonie-Rose's quilt
    Thomas M's quilt
    (Monkeys)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Thomas M's quilt
    Christopher M's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Christopher M's quilt
    Daniel James S's quilt
    (Cartoon characters)
    Quilted by Heather
    Daniel James S's quilt
    Casey H's quilt
    (Light blue colour theme)
    Quilted by Helle
    Casey H's quilt
    Meghan H's quilt
    (Dance/Realistic Bearded
    Dragons/Purple Roses)
    Quilted by Melanie
    Meghan H's quilt
    Luke S's quilt
    (Music)
    Quilted by Liz R
    Luke S's quilt
    Alfie S's quilt
    (Monkeys)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Alfie S's quilt
    Nathan J's quilt
    (Disney characters (all))
    Quilted by Sue W
    Nathan J's quilt
    Eleanor H's quilt
    (Realistic Zoo Animals)
    Quilted by Seren
    Eleanor H's quilt
    Samuel P's quilt
    (Farm Animals/Farm Vehicles)
    Quilted by Sarah
    Samuel P's quilt
    Ethan C's quilt
    (Vehicles)
    Quilted by Evelyn
    Ethan C's quilt
    Alexanda H's quilt
    (Trains and buses)
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Alexanda H's quilt

    December 2014

    Tom H's quilt
    (Board games)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Tom H's quilt
    Mackenzie W's quilt
    (Sports)
    Quilted by Alison and Janine
    Mackenzie W's quilt
    Katey K's quilt
    (Elephants)
    Quilted by Vicky
    Katey K's quilt
    Tilly J's quilt
    (Female Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Tilly J's quilt
    Daisy W's quilt
    (Rainbows)
    Quilted by Carol
    Daisy W's quilt
    Daire H's quilt
    (Male Disney Characters)
    Quilted by Carol
    Daire H's quilt
    Phoebe M's quilt
    (Flowers, butterflies and dragonflies)
    Quilted by Heather
    Phoebe M's quilt
    Abbie B's quilt
    (Hearts)
    Quilted by Leanda
    Abbie B's quilt
    Lucy A's quilt
    (Disney characters
    - female (plus Pinocchio))
    Quilted by Judith
    Lucy A's quilt
    Mason C's quilt
    (Superheroes)
    Quilted by Carol
    Mason C's quilt
    Nelle F's quilt
    (Disney Circles (Emergency Quilt))
    Quilted by Seren
    Nelle F's quilt
    Mia K's quilt
    (Doctor Who)
    Quilted by Sandra (Beds)
    Mia K's quilt
    Olly B's quilt
    (Disney cars and tractors)
    Quilted by Darryl
    Olly B's quilt


    Once again, a very big thank you to you all. We look forward to continuing the LQUK work into 2015!

    Katherine and Gaynor x





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