Tag Archives: Quilt of valor

QOV 4 & 5 for 2016

Now remember I needed to get 3 quilts done in a week. And keep in mind I also have a full time job and two mini Steam’s to take care of. So a few days really only meant a few … Continue reading

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QOV #3 for 2016

Oh boy! Do I have some catching up to do or what?!!!! Things have been really busy this summer. Too many hours at work. A few camping trips. A awesome birthday party for Ms M. Several QOV quilts for a … Continue reading

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QOV #2 for 2016 – Stars and Feathers

Remember how this year I was trying to pick out QOV quilts to that I could practice some edge to edge and all over quilting? When I picked up this quilt it was still in its bag and I was … Continue reading

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QOV #1 for 2015 – Jelly Roll Race

Normally when I pick out the QOV quilts to work on I pick out ones that have lots of room to play and that I can do fancy custom quilting on because that is what I enjoy so much. However, … Continue reading

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QOV #2 for 2015 – Letters Home

I love this QOV quilt. Normally the QOV tops are sent to me by our awesome coordinator, but this time I was able to pick them out and take them home during our long arm guild meeting. They were all … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor #3 – Quilt Pattern Autitions

So I would really like to do some ruler work on this quilt because I think it would really accent the block shapes nicely. Like echoed lines (ok, so I did the lines free hand, on the quilt I would … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor #3 – Squarez

I was so excited. My third Quilt of Valor came in the mail a few days ago. When I opened the package and opened the quilt – and drew a blank. Oh, the quilt was gorgeous. Nicely pieced. Nice colors. … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor #2 – Stars of Valor

I was so worried after sending back my first Quilt of Valor. Would it be good enough? Would they want me to quilt a second one? This was the first time I had quilted for someone other than myself or … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor – Half Square Triangles and Flying Geese

Now that I knew what I was going to do with the borders it was time to figure out what to do with the main blocks. There are two main blocks in the quilts. There are a BUNCH of half … Continue reading

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Quilts of Valor – Borders

The first area I had to figure out were the borders and the piano key strip. I looked at lots of different border treatments and settled on swags. I knew that I wanted to put some feathers inside the swags, … Continue reading

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