I used my version of the Flurry of Angels from Jamie Wallen. I took his class at MQX last March and I just loved his style.
I have 4 more Quilts of Valor here to quilt that I have made, and then will start on the finished ones from our 5th grade class. They are picking quilting patterns this Friday. I am busily making backs for them.
This morning the Chaplain from the Fort called me. They have a new unit there called Warriors in Transition for the men and women that are rehabbing from both physical and emotional wounds. He was wondering if we would want to present our Quilts of Valor to some soldiers from that unit. ( OF COURSE) But I was thinking WOW - I would love to take one for every one in the unit, so I asked how many people were in the unit - maybe I could get enough quilts for all of them. He said 400 people..... Okay I can't get that many made between now and May..Bummer. We will have approximatley 20 quilts though. So that is a dent.
So if any of you are reading this and have ever been tempted to make a Quilt of Valor, have one in progress, or just needs quilting.... maybe this will motivate you to get it completly ready to deliver. I would love to take more quilts that what we have made to the Fort - and would be glad to deliver yours ( yes this is a shameless plug!!) You should also check out Http://www.qovf.org and you can request a Longarmer there - or request a destination. I know that soldiers all over the country would appreciate a hug from us!!
Okay - back to work!
- Gratitudes for Today.
- 1. I am back inside - the wind is picking up again.
- 2. Finished one QOV
- 3. No activities tonite - just a home nite for the whole family