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Quilts of Valor: A 50 State Salute

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Quilts of Valor Foundation, Contributing authors Ann Parsons Holte, Renelda Peldunas-Harter, Ann Rehbein, Sue Reich, Foreword by Marianne Fons

An errata sheet is available for this item. When the Quilts of Valor Foundation was founded in 2003, its mission was to cover our nation’s military touched by war—that is, to cover them with quilts and honor their service. A volunteer team donates their time and materials to make a quilt collaboratively. Since its beginning, this all-volunteer organization with close to 7,000 members nationwide has awarded more than 180,000 Quilts of Valor. This book explains the history of military quilts since our nation’s beginning, and features a Quilt of Valor to represent each of our 50 states. Also included are 16 quilt patterns to choose from, to inspire you to make your own Quilt of Valor. The organization’s Under Our Wings project, which brings young people into Quilts of Valor and encourages them to learn to sew, is featured, too.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 246 color images & diagrams | 168 pp