Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 3:56 am

In all of my sewing I forgot my lower body was broke and I made it worse sewing 18 huggies in 3 days. So I am being forced into less impactful craft hobbies. I have a friend in the UK up to her neck in life. She has 3 disabled kids ages 6,5, and 3 and she is about 4-5 years younger than me as i am only 33... Her 6 year old who is autistic asked for a comfort blanket for him and his monkey that some one crocheted for him. So I made him a continuous granny square..but then I felt about about his younger sisters.. So I just finished a corner to corner for the 5 year old and I got better yarn colors for the 3 year old today and will start that tomorrow.. The pictures are James's continuous granny square and Chloe's corner to corner. I still need to tuck ends, but that can come when I get all 3 done..

Chloe's c2c as the corner to corner is called

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James's continuous granny square

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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by Squirrel » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:40 am

Bless you for being such a blessing to these children. Love the colours and the workmanship on all is fabulous. Well Done.

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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by richardandtracy » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:53 am

That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by wendywombat » Sat Oct 01, 2016 10:42 am

richardandtracy wrote:That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

Regards

Richard



Well said! A labour of Real Love!! :applesauce: :applesauce: You are a true friend! :wub:
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by Mabel Figworthy » Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:16 pm

Beautiful and thoughtful gifts!
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by fccs » Sat Oct 01, 2016 1:34 pm

richardandtracy wrote:That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

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As usual, Richard is spot on.
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:04 pm

Squirrel wrote:Bless you for being such a blessing to these children. Love the colours and the workmanship on all is fabulous. Well Done.

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Thank you. I enjoy doing this type of stuff tho I was cussing the c2c as I was trying to finish it
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:06 pm

richardandtracy wrote:That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

Regards

Richard



Thank you. Earlier this year I made the kids embroidered long sleeve shirts.. I had a stash of kids long sleeve shirts and just embroidered designs on them with me PE770..I also sent mom a bunch of cross stitch supplies and the kids a bunch of crocheted stuffed animals I had made.
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:07 pm

wendywombat wrote:
richardandtracy wrote:That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

Regards

Richard



Well said! A labour of Real Love!! :applesauce: :applesauce: You are a true friend! :wub:



I try.. I used to be a not so nice person. Then my grandma died and my behavior and personality did a complete 180 over the last 6 years.
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:10 pm

Mabel Figworthy wrote:Beautiful and thoughtful gifts!



Thank you what I do is therapy.. it keeps hyde in check so that miserable witch does not come out and make life miserable. Hyde is the monster that lives inside of me cause I my disorders..she's not a seperate personality...just my nasty side. I keep her in check by crafting and making gifts for people. Crafting is great therapy.
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:14 pm

fccs wrote:
richardandtracy wrote:That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

Regards

Richard


As usual, Richard is spot on.



Thank you. I still have to figure out where to get the shipping money. But I understand these kids being disabled myself. My mom had virtually no help with me. yeah my grandpa and his second wife bought us clothes and what not..but my mom was blamed for how I was by every one in the family and by everyone outside of the family. So I understand what Carmel is going through and I try to help her when I can.
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by rcperryls » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:21 pm

istitchwithlove wrote:
fccs wrote:
richardandtracy wrote:That is one heck of a gift...

Love the colours, but the reason is so much more.

Regards

Richard


As usual, Richard is spot on.



Thank you. I still have to figure out where to get the shipping money. But I understand these kids being disabled myself. My mom had virtually no help with me. yeah my grandpa and his second wife bought us clothes and what not..but my mom was blamed for how I was by every one in the family and by everyone outside of the family. So I understand what Carmel is going through and I try to help her when I can.


What is important is that you not only recognize what you need to do for yourself, you do the things you need to do and others benefit from your actions. I love your afghans, but as Richard said, the reason is so much more!

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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:33 pm

Thank you. I still have to figure out where to get the shipping money. But I understand these kids being disabled myself. My mom had virtually no help with me. yeah my grandpa and his second wife bought us clothes and what not..but my mom was blamed for how I was by every one in the family and by everyone outside of the family. So I understand what Carmel is going through and I try to help her when I can.[/quote]

What is important is that you not only recognize what you need to do for yourself, you do the things you need to do and others benefit from your actions. I love your afghans, but as Richard said, the reason is so much more!

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Thank you. I've tried selling my crafts off and on, but I have found making gifts is much more fulfilling and with Carmel I try to help where I can. I do not ask her to pay me for anything and even tho shipping to the UK is expensive..those kids joy out of getting their boxes is more than enough for me
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by kandifloss » Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:14 pm

I'll join in with the :mexicanwave: :mexicanwave: :mexicanwave: Such thoughtful wonderful things to make for your friend who must be under terrific pressure. These will give her a great fillip as well as the children loving them. Well done She must be very glad to have you as a caring friend :applesauce: :applesauce: :)

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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Sun Oct 02, 2016 4:51 pm

kandifloss wrote:I'll join in with the :mexicanwave: :mexicanwave: :mexicanwave: Such thoughtful wonderful things to make for your friend who must be under terrific pressure. These will give her a great fillip as well as the children loving them. Well done She must be very glad to have you as a caring friend :applesauce: :applesauce: :)

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She is..she is very gracious to a fault..I should have had them done by now but I've been lagging. But I am on the ball now
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by mysterystitcher » Wed Oct 12, 2016 2:06 pm

Don't rush. Give yourself time. Those kids need you, yes, but you need your health to be able to help them. I am glad you're there for them.
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Re: Comfortghan's for my friend's 3 disabled kids

by istitchwithlove » Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:32 pm

mysterystitcher wrote:Don't rush. Give yourself time. Those kids need you, yes, but you need your health to be able to help them. I am glad you're there for them.



I do not try to rush it ends up making my hands and my neck, back, and shoulders really ache. I am trying to get my mom's Christmas present done first before I start back on Rosie's blanket
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