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 companies launched designs for this special program to be released...
Fons and Porter
Mon, Feb 21 2011
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What started in the beginning of November as a phone call between our publisher, Kristi, and her deployed husband Jason, turned into a month-long project in our office. Our goal was to create 29 quilts to ship to Jason's unit! These soldiers were cold! Government issued sleeping bags are short. Especially...
Fons and Porter
Tue, Jan 4 2011
Filed under: Filed under: soldiers, Quilts, soldier quilts, fleece quilts, stash, machine quilting, quilt top, volunteer quilters, YLI, APQS, Fabri-Quilt
What a good feeling to hear that most of the quilts have already made it to Afghanistan! We were wondering how long it might take them to get there. They were not only surprised that they were actual sizeable quilts, but that we had personalized each one with a name tag, thanking them for their service...
Pictured above is Dave Brown with 'Millie' The last quilt has come off the longarm! The '29 Quilts to Go' project has been a great success thanks to everyone who helped, including those that stood on standby, just in case. What started as a phone call between Kristi (the Publisher of...
Peg works in the shop and is busy getting labels put on the quilts so we can start sending them out. Each label has a soldier's name on it. It's been rewarding to know we're sending hugs from home!