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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Quilt of Valor

This is another one of mine made from recycled men's cotton shirts.  I love the look of all the plaids and stripes.  There are even two shirts that were my husband's.  Finished sized is 60 x 72.  This will hang in our quilt show in April, then be donated to a veteran through the Quilts of Valor Foundation.


This quilt was presented to Richard Stutz - a WWII veteran - in June 2016.





I used the back of the shirts for the backing of the quilt:





I used a red/white/blue variegated thread and quilted stars, hooks, and line dancing:



star and line dancing in the large white stars


4 hooks and line dancing in the larger squares




one hook and line dancing in the half-snowball blocks


stars spaced all around in the white/cream border





1 comment:

Alycia said...

it is beautiful! Of course - I just love plaids - so what a great way to put them together!