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LoveQuilts Australia - Taj's quilt

Taj's quilt    (Quilt Open)

Born:April 2005
Illness: Lymphoblastic Lymphoma T-Cell

Theme: Seaside

Date opened: 7th May 2022
Deadline: 15th Dec 2022

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Theme details

Seaside - Please choose age appropriate patterns for Taj. It would be great to see a surfboard, waves, maybe a life guard; anything beachy.

Child Interests

Colours- Blue/green/ Grey
Tajs fave activities are surfing/skating/ camping/ dirt biking and listening to music. He is 17 so a design that is young and fun but also represents his becoming a young adult would be fabulous. Taj still uses a very daggy ‘Disney cars’ quilt that I made 15 years ago. I would love something that he can use both now but as he moves forward in his life for years to come x


Taj was born a healthy, happy little man who a absolutely took life by the horns and rode it hard. Whatever he could do, he would do. He loves surfing, motorbike riding, skating, music, bushwalking and camping. Taj volunteers his time as a junior scout leader and took park in the 96km Kokoda challenge walk a month before he was diagnosed with Lymphoma, since then his thirst for fun and life has seen him smash every step of his journey, when he got knocked down, he got back up again.
Taj has just reached the maintenance period of his treatment, which involves 2 years of chemotherapy. We hope for him to finish just in time for his 19th birthday.

Patterns (5 stitchers needed)   (Sign up here)

1.The world of cross stitching issue 257 76-77Stitcher: Elaine Alegaki, Athens, Greece
In Progress
Beside the seaside. Beach huts with the words Sun Sea Sand

2.Climbing Goat Designs Stitcher: E.E. (Beth) Filmer, Adelaide SA , Australia
In Progress
Surfer in a Wave Heart

3.Faby's masterclass from The world of cross stitching issue 321 93Stitcher: Alison Sotheran, Bradley Stoke , United Kingdom
In Progress
Surfer adding "let's go surf" at side to give more width

4.365 CrossStitch designs 2016 Volume 5 62-65Stitcher: Catherine Farr, Rockhampton, Australia
In Progress
Beach hut

5.Surfer on a curling wave Stitcher: Nicky, Mytchett , UK
In Progress
Etsy pattern

6.Cross stitcher magazine, issue 27, June 2000 Stitcher: Hannah, Poole, UK
In Progress
Grey seal on beach with seashells






12.LabelStitcher: E.E. (Beth) Filmer, Adelaide SA , Australia
In Progress

Squares received

None yet. (Quilt opened on 7th May 2022)