Could you craft an item for a seriously ill person-help needed please?!

Hello, I wondered if any of the lovely crafters on here might be able to help me please?

I'm publishing a list of wishes for my 30 birthday of things I would like to do but which I'm too ill to do myself. Some of these things are craft related and I wondered if anyone could help please? You don't need to be good or highly skilled

I'm looking for:

-Any kind of handmade blanket or quilt for bedbound people to curl up with and to feel that someone cares when ever they look at their blanket
-handmade twiddlemuff or twiddle apron for people with dementia
-I spy bags for seriously ill children (these are normally sewn but there's a pattern for a no sew one)

I have another wish for people to donate an item (details on the link) for hospital patients to craft with or to donate some time to do an activity at a day centre/hospital/nursing home (the hospital I spend time in used to have lots of volunteers who did craft activities with patients but sadly all but one left, it really gave you something to look forward to and a break from hospital life, plus good physio/rehab)

The 30 wishes
Best wins in 2013 £200 and Mini iPad. 2014 no wins. 2015 2 nights 5* hotel with £300 vouchers plus £1150 Harrods gift card
Rehome an unwanted prize or gift with a seriously ill child through


  • savvy
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    Ah wish I could help, but I'm not that good at those things, in fact I'm useless at those :rotfl:I still have an unfinished baby cardigan I tried to knit for my baby.....................he's now 26!!! :o:o:o:rotfl::rotfl::rotfl::(

    Anyway, moving swiftly along! :o I wanted to do something like art (crafts) therapy for patients/older people, as a job, but arrrgg you have to have an art qualification! :eek: I'm also pretty naff at art, but can make simple things which I felt was what was needed really............not a Wainwright or Dali!! :(

    I'm hoping somebody MUCH better at the crafts you require, comes along for you very soon ;);)
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