2011 Soldier Quilts
That is the home page of the group with which I have been working for more than six years
to create quilts for wounded American soldiers.
Machine Quilters are desperately need to quilt the tops the project receives.
Many hundreds of quilts are given away each year, and there is always a need for more machine quilters.
They are in need of battings and backings to complete the quilt tops people are sending.
Red, White and Blue fabrics, and variations on those colors, are also needed.
Click on the link above for more information, and how you can help with donations for postage, as well.
For a look at some Children-of-Soldier quilts, look
Top Number 104
Center from Weze in AL, I made the rest, mostly in early 2010, before Paul died.
Top Number 105
Hearts and 9-patches donated from a variety of sources
Top Number 106
Most center blocks donated by Nancy in WI
Border from Beepie blocks
Top Number 107
to photograph in my apartment!
A collage of donations,
some from Nancy in WI, some from other Quilt Chicks yahoo group members. These ladies have supported American Heroes
Quilts in every way possible over the years, and I appreciate them!
Completed March 14, 2011
Top Number 108
This one was so much fun!
All Beepie blocks, done as leader-ender blocks
Top Number 109
favorite project. Nancy in WI sent a box with many of the stars, some star parts, and the light and blue fabrics. I completed
part blocks, added blocks, and put in some applique blocks from Weze in AL, plus that red border.
Top Number 110
More donated blocks!
Top Number 111
I won the lotto blocks, and decided to put them together this way, with the black, and scrappy batik border.
Made from lots of 2.5" squares cut from scraps.
Sewn as leader-enders on other projects.
Made from more donated blocks.
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