Friday, July 25, 2014

For Someone Special

Some of you may remember that about a year and a half ago, I asked my friends to send a get well card to our granddaughter, who had been in the hospital for an extended period. Friends from my guild and Quiltart Digest along with FB friends responded as only quilters do.

She not only received many cards but small pieces of quilt art as well. After five weeks in the hospital she was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. With medication she responded well and was symptom free for a little over a year. In March she had another attack and it was determined that she would need to go on a medication that is done at the hospital by infusion. This has to be administered every eight weeks.

She is a tiny little thing and gets cold easily, so I decided to make her a flannel snuggle quilt to take with her. I am going to make her a bag in which to carry it easily. We are excited that she and her family will be visiting us from CA. in a few weeks, so I will get to see her open the package. She loves hand made items so it will be fun watching her reaction.

Finished the bag today.

This is the first quilt I've made in years, and plan to make all the grands one. It will take awhile but I will eventually get it done.

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