Tag Archives: Quilts of Valor

National Craft Month Dedication – Elaine

“I am proud to submit my version of a starburst quilt, made by me for the family of a U.S. soldier lost in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 6, 2007.  In this rendition of the starburst, the large center star represents … Continue reading

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Celebrate The Quilts of Valor Foundation

As many of you are aware, the Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOVF) is dedicated to touching armed forces members and veterans with the healing power of quilts. This volunteer-based initiative is a personal mission to much of the quilting community, including … Continue reading

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Patriotic Quilts is on Sale Now

The pages of Patriotic Quilts are filled with quick and easy patriotic quilts and quilt projects. Several of our patterns meet the guidelines established by the Quilts of Valor Foundation, so this is your opportunity to make a quilt for … Continue reading

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Fons & Porter sponsors another project for Veterans and their families

Fons & Porter has long been and still is a major supporter of the Quilts of Valor program. We are also teaming up with other sponsors to participate in Island Batik’s Quilted in Honor program, a fund raising initiative, which helps to support Operation … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor going strong!

Fons & Porter recently had the privledge of teaching at The Original Sewing and Quilt Expo in Kansas City. In between classes, the Kansas City area Quilts of Valor presented a Q&A on how to participate and how to get … Continue reading

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Covered Bridge Quilt Show

Well it is official…I attended my first quilt show ever! A person has to start somewhere, right? I went to the Covered Bridge Quilt Show in Winterset during the Covered Bridge Festival and it was terrific. The highlight of my … Continue reading

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Weekend of Valor Roadtrip

Marianne and Catherine Roberts visted the store before they set out to Huntley, Illinois for the Weekend of Valor, presented by Gazebo Quilters’ Guild.  The dates for the weekend are August 19th and 20th. Catherine is the founder of Quilts … Continue reading

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Don’t you just want to go sew something?

A friend brought her quilt in the shop to show us her 4th  of July quilt top.  It’s made from our Bricks Template and some of the patriotic and Quilts of Valor fabric we have in the shop. As we were … Continue reading

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Have you checked out the Quilts of Valor project and fabric collections?

If you like patriotic fabrics, you’ve got to check out these fabric companies and the collections they’ve put together for Quilts of Valor. They should be coming to a fabric store near you soon! At market in October 2010, nine fabric … Continue reading

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