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News 07 Jul 2011 - 17 Jul 2011



Quilt News
This week, Katherine has been working on Patrick's quilt and also Brooke H's quilt, Poppy's quilt and Rhea's quilt are all in progress.


Quilts opened/closed
Daniel C's quilt was opened and closed.
Iona's quilt was opened and closed.
Jennifer M's quilt was closed.



Square News
We have received a tremendous 55 squares since our last update, 10 days ago! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for McKenzie M)
    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for Alice B)
    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Andrea, Cardiff, Wales (for Stitch-a-long: Mr Men and Little Miss)
    Andrea, Cardiff, Wales (for Stitch-a-long: Mr Men and Little Miss)
    Annette, Doncaster, England (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Audrey, Fife, Scotland (for Blisse)
    Freda, Morecombe, England (for Niamh P)
    Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK (for Patrick C)
    Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK (for Evan)
    Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK (for Lennon S)
    Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK (for Kelli G )
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Stitch-a-long: Hello Kitty)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Alfred O)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Stitch-a-long: Lickle Ted)
    Jo Carter, Forest Row, England (for Bradley)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hello Kitty)
    Joanne Faulkner, Doncaster, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Butterflies)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, United Kingdom. (for Patrick C)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, United Kingdom. (for Michael-Owen)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, United Kingdom. (for McKenzie M)
    Kate, Leics, UK (for Kelli G )
    Kate, Leics, UK (for Lilly Mae S)
    Kate, Leics, UK (for Michael-Owen)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for McKenzie M)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Stitch-a-long: Hello Kitty)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Niamh P)
    Lis Nielsen, Corby Glen, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Disney Characters)
    Lis Nielsen, Corby Glen, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Disney Characters)
    Lis Nielsen, Corby Glen, UK (for Bradley)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hello Kitty)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Bradley)
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK (for Evan)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Bradley)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Blisse)
    Sandy, USA (for Lennon S)
    Sandy, USA (for Joshua D )
    Sandy, USA (for Lewis C )
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for McKenzie M)
    Seren Senior, Derby, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Stitch-a-long: Disney Pixar Cars)
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Brandon)
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland (for Brandon)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Anne, Sandefjord, Norway for the Dogs and Cats category
    Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Gillian Bickerstaff, Liverpool, UK for the Cartoon Characters category
    Jill Smith, Gt Bricett, Ipswich, for the Cute animals category
    Jill Smith, Gt Bricett, Ipswich, for the Cute animals category
    Kay, Doncaster, Uk for the Vehicles category
    Kim, Cardiff, Wales for the Cartoon Characters category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Cute animals category
    Sid, Edinburgh, Scotland for the Hearts category



    Donations
  • Donated fabric was received from:

    Lis
    Mary
    Pascale, Kent
    Shirley, West Sussex


    (See Fabric page for details) Thank you very much for your support!

    We now have many, many duvet covers to use for backing - thank you to all for your support!

    Also many thanks to those who have sent cash/cheque/Paypal donations this week, we have a myriad of expenses to cover (patchwork fabric, thread, wadding, web hosting, postage etc) so it is really helpful and appreciated :)



    News 25 Jun 2011 - 07 Jul 2011



    Quilt News
    Since our last update, three quilts have been delivered:

    Jack's quilt:



    Max's quilt:



    Matty's quilt:



    Big thanks to Joy, Joyce and Melanie respectively for quilting these lovely quilts and to all the wonderful stitchers who have contributed!

    Matty's mum has sent the following message: "I was wondering if the ladies who made Matty's very special quilt could leave a little massage about them selves on Matty's website. His site gets made into a book for him to read and it would be wonderful to have a little knowledge of the ladies who took the time to do something so special for him."

    Matty's website is here: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/matthewhooper


    Quilts opened/closed
    Hannah P's quilt was opened and closed (Princesses)
    Leroy G's quilt was opened and closed within 10 hours overnight! (Seaside theme)
    Brandon's quilt was opened (Vehicles)
    Jennifer M's quilt (Female Disney Characters) was opened



    Square News
    We have received 31 squares since our last update! Many thanks to all those who stitched them!

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Alison, Ashford, Kent (for Patrick C)
    Alison, Ashford, Kent (for Patrick C)
    Barbara, Rotherham, England (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Carla Richardson , Kendal, UK (for Faith L)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Alfred O)
    Ginny Pledger, Earls Barton, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Hannah , Wirral, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hello Kitty)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Patrick C)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Brooke H)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for Alfred O)
    Maggie E, (for Kelli G )
    Maggie E, (for Stitch-a-long: Disney Characters)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Ollie K)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Ollie K)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for McKenzie M)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Alice B)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Blisse)
    Steph, Loughborough, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Purple Theme)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Sue Torode, Farnborough, UK (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Joshua D )
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Blisse)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Stitch-a-long: Hearts)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Any child)
    Verity, Wiltshire, England (for Blisse)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Amanda, Antrim, Northern Ireland for the Flowers/Bugs category
    Barbara, Rotherham, England for the Dogs and Cats category
    Barbara, Rotherham, England for the Dogs and Cats category
    Barbara, Rotherham, England for the Dogs and Cats category
    Roberta, Kings Lynn, UK for the Angels/Fairies category
    Verity, Wiltshire, England for the Flowers/Bugs category



    Donations
  • Donated fabric was received from:

    Jan, USA
    Verity, Wiltshire

    Thank you very much, girls! (See Fabric page for details)

    The manageress of a British Red Cross Shop has very kindly donated a large quantities of Aida and threads to our stitcher Pascale. These will be used for Pascale to make up cross stitch squares for us and we are really appreciative of the support.

    We recently received another large consignment of stamps - thank you to the anonymous benefactor!

    Also thanks to those who have sent cash/Paypal/cheque donations in - it is really appreciated.



    News 12 Jun 2011 - 25 Jun 2011



    Quilt News
    There is lots of quilt news to report!

    Faith's quilt has been delivered. Many thanks to all the stitchers and to our new quilter Liz and her family members who assembled it!



    We have also had word that Matty H (Trains), Jack B (Soft animals) and Max P (CBeebies characters/vehicles) quilts have been completed by quilters Melanie, Joy and Joyce respectively, and they are now in the post. Look out for news on them next week.

    Rhea's quilt is also under construction and next on the list is Poppy's quilt (pink theme) which Katherine and Gaynor are currently sorting out.

    We received news this week that Edward Y was extremely poorly, so Katherine and Gaynor decided to elevate his quilt to Emergency status. Fortunately, we already had 9 squares in and we made up the last 3 from our Any Child stash. Our quilter Anna very kindly worked extremely hard to make up the quilt quickly and Edward's quilt was delivered just five days later. Special thanks to Anna for her efforts, Katherine for organising the squares and fabric at short notice and also to Pascale who rushed her two squares directly to Anna for us.

    Edward is now at home, but he is still very poorly. Many thanks to ALL the stitchers who have contributed towards this quilt.




    Square News
    Since the last news update two weeks ago, we have received 41 squares! It is amazing how many squares are flooding in now - thanks so much to all of you, and also to Katherine who spends so many hours photographing them and uploading them to the website for us.

  • Quilt Squares were received from:

    Amanda, Salford, Manchester, UK (for Ollie K)
    Charlotte , Sheffield, UK (for Bradley)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Michael-Owen)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Evie H)
    Heather, Littleborough, England (for Bradley)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Matty H)
    Jan, Enid, Oklahoma, USA (for Poppy)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for Ollie K)
    Joanne, Wigan, UK (for McKenzie M)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, United Kingdom. (for Edward Y)
    Karen Guy, Corby Glen, United Kingdom. (for Edward Y)
    Kaye, St Albans, England (for Tia-Rose M)
    Kita , Northampton, UK (for Brooke H)
    Leanne Malcolmson, Romsey, UK (for Faith L)
    Mariann, USA (for Niamh P)
    Mariann, USA (for Brooke H)
    Marisa, Brazil (for Lennon S)
    Pam Codman, Tunbridge Wells, UK (for Evie H)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Edward Y)
    Pascale, Gravesend, Kent, UK (for Edward Y)
    Patricia, Northern Ireland, UK (for Patrick C)
    Philippa, Oxford, United Kingdom (for Jayden K)
    Philippa, Oxford, United Kingdom (for Alice B)
    Philippa, Oxford, United Kingdom (for Any child)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Stitch-a-long: Butterflies)
    Poppie Taylor, Solihull, England (for Stitch-a-long: Green Theme)
    Sandra, England (for Evie H)
    Sandra, England (for Jayden K)
    Sandra, England (for Ollie K)
    Sandy, USA (for Evan)
    Sandy, USA (for Niamh P)
    Sandy, USA (for Kelli G )
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Stitch-a-long: Green Theme)
    Shirley, Worthing, Sussex, England (for Stitch-a-long: Disney Characters)
    Susan, Ontario, Canada (for Poppy)


  • Any child squares were received from:

    Debra, Manchester, for the Cute animals category
    Debra, Manchester, for the Girls category
    Michele, Connecticut, USA for the Teddies category
    Michele, Connecticut, USA for the Dogs and Cats category
    Michele, Connecticut, USA for the Boys category
    Michele, Connecticut, USA for the Flowers/Bugs category



    Donations
  • Donated fabric was received from:

    Karen, Corby Glen
    Mary's Mother
    Patricia, Northern Ireland
    Sandra, Bedfordshire
    Shirley, Worthing
    Vicky, Sleaford

    (See Fabric page for details)

    Thank you very much indeed!

    Also thanks to those who have sent donations via cash/cheque/Paypal this week. You know who you are and it is really appreciated, we have said it before, but we really couldn't keep going without cash to cover postage for quilts and to buy coordinating fabrics, threads, wadding etc. Thanks again.




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