This was an idea started out of LoVe....

but unfortunately continues out of NeeD....

Can you HeLp ?

Friday, March 28, 2014

Dear Jane

Five small Blankets arrived from Jane this time. They range in size from 9inch - 12inch and are backed with flannel. Jane used the loveliest of green fabric on the smallest one...while the others are for "boys" in blue fabric prints. They are all so very sweet!

Thank you Jane for being so generous!

Thursday, March 27, 2014

One Woman's Story

Honestly Cheryll, it broke my heart when I read of the sizes required for the Blankets Of Love. It stirred up old memories of what I went through at the time of the loss of my baby. I will tell you my is not just about me...but the loss of all the babies....& the pain it brings to the mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters......
I was was my first marriage....I learnt he was an abusive alcoholic....I became pregnant & then at four months I started to bleed. I went to the doctor... her words to me were ... I was miscarrying & to go home to bed....on the way home I stopped at my church......I prayed all would be well .......... it wasn't.
I went to bed with towels packed around me & I stayed like that until the next day. About two o'clock the phone rang...I got up to answer it......before I got to the phone I lost the afterbirth......but still had the baby....the phone I rang an ambulance & went back to bed. We lived in an apartment on the sixth floor......I had deadlocked the door & the ambulance men could not open the door.....I crawled to the door & managed to open it.....the stretcher could not fit in the lift & I will never forget the ambo driver who carried me down six flights of stairs to the ambulance......everything was a blur....until I woke up the next day in a huge room with all the mothers & their babies......
I was not bathed.......still had the blood on my legs....two close friends came & asked what I needed...I said take me home. I cried for a very long-time..........because of the blood loss ......I was weak & could not walk. I signed myself out of the hospital friend’s husband carried me to the car...back to the ex husband was nowhere to be found.
My girl friend bathed me...cleaned up the bedding & looked after me.....grieving was hard. I could not look at other babies, toddlers let alone hold my brother had his son around that time. Because of the abused I received I would not have another child....because I could not have him treat the baby the way he treated me. The marriage lasted six years.

Thanks to the love and help of my father, I lived......believe morning I was waiting for the train and took a step towards was the thought of the pain I would cause to my parents that made me step back.

When I met my beautiful husband & had the courage to have our baby girl... that was traumatic within itself...but well worth it in the end.  I had misgivings Cheryll with the words I wrote struck a raw nerve I I have always wondered about by baby....a boy or a girl...if the fetus was malformed or I said something that never leaves you...

As I sit & write I have tears pouring down my face.....but as I said you have given me an outlet for my grief... making these blankets of love. 

If you can use my words to comfort others, you have my blessing... 
Hugs L

These are the beautiful blankets my friend has made & donated.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

From Sharyn

When my friend Shez was here I invited Sharyn up to meet her. Sharyn very generously brought a Blanket of Love with her. It's a real cutie too... made using fabric with bears sitting on the moon. Sharyn surrounded these bears with yellow and gold...and really is a "sweet" blanket.

Sharyn is now offically an AnGeL and so I hope she displays the angel button on her blog! Thank YoU so very much Sharyn.
Just CLICK HERE... to go visit Sharyn at her blog.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

DeBBie DonaTeS

Two wonderful little blankets were received from Deb via Shez as well.
Both girls met up in Melbourne at the recent Friends in Stitching even though Deb lives in Queensland.
Debbie has been an AnGel before and so you may have visited her blog before. But just in case you haven't ...just CLICK HERE to go over and say hello.

These two wee blankets are just a gorgeous soft colour.
Thank You Debbie... you are an AnGeL.

Monday, March 24, 2014

MagiC from MeLodY

Another beautiful hand stitched/quilted blanket arrived from Melody from HERE.
The colours and the embellishments that Mel uses/adds is simply stunning!
Thank You so very much Mel. I always knew you were an AnGeL!

The colours in this blanket are VeRY PreTTy & not as deep as they appear in the pic!

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Marg's DoNaTioN

This blanket is a gorgeous and awesome apricot colour. A simple 2 1/2in square pieced pattern... in two tones of apricot fabric and is simply SWeeT! 
Thank you so very much Marg... you are An AnGeL again!
If you would like to visit Marg and see how awesome she is... just CLICK here.

This pic doesn't do the lovely colour justice... it really is pretty and soft!

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Postie SheZ

As you have been reading in previous posts... a wonderful postie who goes by the name of SHeZ, has been delivering donations from friends in Victoria. Well Shez donated 2 wonderful blankets as well in gorgeous bright colours of yellow and one in the softest green.
Here they are below... and even though I knew Shez was generous... she is now, once again, offically an AnGeL!
Visit Shez's blog HERE.
Thanks very much Shez... you are a lovely friend as well!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Marina's CuTieS

Two of the cutest small blankets arrived from Marina (via postie Shez).
Both blankets have hand embroidery in the a cat & one a duck. A fabric border added and then a crochet edge. They are both so very sweet.
Thank YoU Marina... you are now officially an AnGeL!

To visit Marina's blog... just click here.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

FroM SuE

Six beautiful blankets arrived from Sue last Thursday. Shez hand delivered them up here from Victoria together with many others from lots of different friends.
So in no particular order... I will show each donation~ one, every day this week.
Thanks goes to SUE from here today! Aren't they all just gorgeous!

You are an AnGeL once again Sue...
Thank You so very much!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014


Jane very generously donated 6 premmie sized blankets to this project.
Each one measures 12inch square and all are perfectly sewn.
Jane supplied 2 x blue...2 x pink...2 x neutral (dotty fabric). Jane used beautiful fabric with lovely soft flannel backing on all six.
Thank You are very thoughtful for making them.
I don't think Jane has a blog.

Please consider YOURself an "AnGeL" Jane. Thank You again...

Monday, March 3, 2014

LoveLy SurPrise

I received this beautiful Blanket in the mail last week... and I have my fingers crossed that it came from Wish2Stitch. **Received an email & YES it was**. I love to credit any donation to the generous blogger who sent it... so please let me know if I have this one wrong.
Lots of wonderful "wonky" stars on this pretty one.
Thank you for being a thoughtful & generous quilter.
I hope you display the "AnGeL" on your blog.