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Aston W's quilt    (Quilt Closed)

Illness: Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Theme: World Landmarks

Date opened: 22nd May 2021
Date closed: 22nd May 2021
Deadline: 26th Sep 2021

Photo of Aston W

Theme details

World Landmarks - Something about Arsenal Football club on the label if possible

Child Interests

Aston loves football and is a huge Arsenal FC fan. He also plays powerchair football when he is well and is currently signed to Nottingham Forest PFC.
Aston enjoys travelling and meeting new people.
He also enjoys gaming on the PlayStation, watching films, particularly Suoerhero films like DC and Marvel or Harry Potter.
Aston’s favourite colour is red.


Aston was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at 3 years old. Duchenne is a progressive muscular wasting disease which effects every muscle in the body,
From 3yrs old onwards Aston has gradually lost the use of all of his main muscles.
He lost the ability to to walk at 7years old and has used a powerchair ever since. He can no longer lift his arms or sit unaided.
Since 11yrs old Aston’s heart and lungs have been significantly impacted. He only has 17% lung capacity now and is in cardiomyopathy.
Aston has just had 2 spinal surgeries to correct scoliosis of the spine. He spent 4 weeks in ICU and continues now to use a ventilator at home.
Despite his medical complexities Aston continues to be a positive, bright and intelligent GCSE student who dreams of university in the future.


1.Stitcher: Susan , Cheshire, UK

2.Stitcher: Lian Hughes , Burnham-on-Sea , UK

3.Stitcher: Kathryn, Wellington , New Zealand

4.Stitcher: Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK

5.Stitcher: Jodie Balaam, Lawshall, England

6.Etsy Icons of ItalyStitcher: Marie, Yeovil, UK
In Progress

7.Notsomodernmillie. Etsy. Golden gate bridge.Stitcher: Jenny Elkington, Boston, UK
In Progress

8.Awesome Pattern Studio calendar SydneyStitcher: Elaine Martin, Birkenhead, Wirral, UK
In Progress

9.Great Wall of China from LQ files Stitcher: Gemma McKnight, Southampton , England
In Progress

10.Awesome pattern studio C1136 Mayan RuinsStitcher: Rosemary Binnie, Macclesfield, UK
In Progress

11.LQ files pattern by Pat Brown Pyramids Stitcher: Nicola, St Albans, UK
In Progress

12.Label Stitcher: Sandra, Shefford, England

Squares received

Cross stitch square for Aston W's quilt
Stitched by: Sandra
Submitted: Jun 2021

Cross stitch square for Aston W's quilt
Stitched by: Susan
Submitted: Oct 2019

Cross stitch square for Aston W's quilt
Stitched by: Lian Hughes
Submitted: Jan 2020

Cross stitch square for Aston W's quilt
Stitched by: Kathryn
Submitted: Jul 2020

Cross stitch square for Aston W's quilt
Stitched by: Ginny Pledger
Submitted: Sep 2020

Cross stitch square for Aston W's quilt
Stitched by: Jodie Balaam
Submitted: Dec 2020


Card for Aston W
Stitched by: Sandra

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