Thanks to everyone who wore blue shirts and wished the girls well. Their grandmother says that the transplant went smoothly, but now Marian has two weeks of feeling very rough while her bone marrow hopefully converts to be like Audrey’s.
I finished the bracelets (3 each for the girls in plastic beads on elastic cording, one for mom that is glass beads combining the girls’ favourite colours and a silver awareness ribbon charm on silver-plated Beadlon) but I’m still feeling a bit rough so I haven’t set up the lightbox to photograph them properly.
Now I just have three cards to make and can finally send off this package! I’ll be sure to get pictures of everything before they go out. The hats are already on my Flickr and havebeen for a while now but I will post about them properly when the package is sent. There’s also Playmobil, Hello Kitty, stickers, books and cutie (machine washable!) rat stuffies from IKEA and stuff for the mom. OK so I got a bit crazy! (Their dad got left out, as I had no idea what to get him…)
I’ve also been doing a bit of spinning with my uber-cheap spindle and the leftover drumcarded (but a bit mangled after carding) merino that was leftover from my felting class. It’s super ugly but hey it’s only for practice and the fiber was just going to be thrown out otherwise. I have two people who have offered me a little raw fleece from the UKKarma group on Ravelry so I am really looking forward to getting those packages! 🙂 Plus I mega-envy everyone at Wonderwool Wales this weekend.
Well, I have to go put away the beading supplies so that our guest tomorrow has somewhere to sit and eat!