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LoveQuilts Australia - Samara L's quilt

Samara L's quilt    (Quilt currently being assembled)

Born:September 2008
Illness: Trisomy 21

Theme: Princesses and Babushka Dolls

Quilt currently being assembled
Photo of Samara L

Biography

Samara was born at 31 weeks gestation after a very traumatic birth. At 4 weeks she was diagnosed with Trisomy 21. At 5 weeks with Laryngamalacia. She came home at 11 weeks old on NG tube. After many pneumonias (she spent every second weekend in hospital in the early years), she developed bronchiectasis. In addition to this, she also has a poor swallow, so is at high risk of aspiration.
At about 16 months it was also discovered her upper right lobe in her lung has never inflated.
At 2 she was diagnosed with a hearing loss which has been slowly deteriorating ever since.
At 3 we finally managed to get a sleep study done, and she was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnoea. She now has to be on CPAP for all her sleep time.
She has also been diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and left hemiplegia Cerebral Palsy.



Patterns


1.Stitcher: E.E. (Beth) Filmer, Adelaide SA , Australia
Received

2.3 traditional babushkas dolls in red yellow and whiteStitcher: Elaine Alegaki, Athens, Greece
Received

3.World of Cross Stitching, issue 203. Will probably do "Floral Doll," the smaller one from "Sisters Together," and the tiny one from "Family of Dolls." 78-81Stitcher: Jessica Eby, Cambridge, ON, Canada
Received
A few of the Babushka dolls from World of Cross Stitching issue 203.

4.Cross stitch crazy magazine 54 and 55Stitcher: Elaine Matthews , Perth, Australia
Received
Cross Stitch Crazy Issue 179, 4 small dolls
designed by maria diaz

5.Swan Princess Stitcher: Loraine, Perth, Australia
Received
Princess designs by Tiny Modernist

6.Free internet chart from Valderna blogspot.com Stitcher: Elaine Ainsworth , Raby, Australia
Received
Bubushka doll surrounded by flowers

7.Off Etsy Stitcher: Sharine, Wallan, Australia
Received
A Cinderella silloutte with Cinderella and Prince Charming dancing

8.From LQUK files Stitcher: Jill Smith, Taunton, UK
Received
Snow White with castle in a heart

9. Off to the ball by lucie heaton. Cross stitch crazy 2017 issue 237. 60Stitcher: Sarah Warrener, Wagga Wagga NSW, Australia
Received
Cinderella in her gown running towards her pumpkin carriage.

10.Arial in a clam shell Stitcher: Sarah W, Cornwall, UK
Received
Arial in a clam shell from LQ files

11.Stitcher: E.E. (Beth) Filmer, Adelaide SA , Australia
Received

12.LabelStitcher: Diana Tanner, Perth, WA, Australia
Received


Squares received

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Diana Tanner
Submitted: Mar 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: E.E. (Beth) Filmer
Submitted: Sep 2014

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Elaine Alegaki
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Jessica Eby
Submitted: Jul 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Elaine Matthews
Submitted: May 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Loraine
Submitted: May 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Elaine Ainsworth
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Sharine
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Jill Smith
Submitted: Mar 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Sarah Warrener
Submitted: May 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: Sarah W
Submitted: Jun 2019

Cross stitch square for Samara L's quilt
Stitched by: E.E. (Beth) Filmer
Submitted: Feb 2019


Fabric

Fabric for Samara L
Fabric for Samara L

Card

Card for Samara L
Stitched by: Jodi Maple