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LoveQuiltsUK - Esmae M's quilt

Esmae M's quilt    (Quilt Completed)

Born:2016
Illness: Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Theme: Dinosaurs, unicorns and others

Quilt delivered: 4th Apr 2021
Photo of Esmae M

Thank you

Thank you so much for Esmaes quilt! She loves it, the photos doesn’t do it justice to how beautiful it really is! Thank you so much to everyone that took time to contribute to making it. It’s something we will keep forever



Finished photos


Photo of Esmae Ms quilt

Photo of Esmae Ms quilt

Photo of Esmae Ms quilt


Quilted by: Mary

Individual squares

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Deborah (+)
Submitted: Oct 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Diana Tanner (+)
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Emma Robson (+)
Submitted: Sep 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Gill (+)
Submitted: Nov 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Jan G (+)
Submitted: Jan 2021

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Jenny (+)
Submitted: Oct 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Jodie Balaam (+)
Submitted: Jul 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Julie Robbins (+)
Submitted: Oct 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Julie Robbins (+)
Submitted: Oct 2020

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Liz (+)
Submitted: Dec 2018

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Paula Dewar (+)
Submitted: Nov 2019

Cross stitch square for Esmae M's quilt
Stitched by: Paula Dewar (+)
Submitted: Oct 2020


Card

Card for Esmae M
Stitched by: Linda Cropper

Biography

Esmae was a healthy, happy girl until in December 2019 when she started getting frequent croup and was poorly almost every week. She then started complaining of her legs being tired when walking. She was only 3 so I didn’t really think much of it as she was small for her age too! It wasn’t until just after Valentine’s Day she started complaining of belly pains and making grunting noises, I knew she was in discomfort so I took her to the doctor several times over the next 2 weeks. We were told she was constipated (she'd previously had issues with constipation). I took her back to the walk in centre and was again told constipation.

She then started sleeping all day, that morning I took her and my other children to A&E in our local hospital. They gave Esmae an enema but she still continued to make the grunting noises. When a different doctor touched her stomach she screamed in pain. They put a cannula in and said Esmae had significant infection markers of 380 when normally it should be between 1/5. Esmae was to be admitted until they figured out what was wrong.

Esmae then had x-rays of all parts of her body and they still weren’t sure what was causing the infection as everything else was okay, no temperature etc. Three days later we heard the worst thing any parent can hear, your child has cancer.
The next morning we were taken to Pi-Brown ward and Esmae had to get over her infection before having her central line fitted. Esmae has spent over 60 days as an in-patient since diagnosis in March. She still smiles despite everything she goes through.


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