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Quilt Requirements

Quilt Requirements

Procedures for making Quilts of Valor® are as follows: Fabric used should be high quality 100% “shirt-weight” or “quilt-weight” cotton fabric appropriate for adults. 100% cotton flannel is acceptable for colder climates. Quilts of Valor do not have to be red, white,...

Fabric and Color Palettes

Fabric and Color Palettes

Fabric used should be high quality 100% “shirt-weight” or “quilt-weight” cotton fabric appropriate for adults. Quilts of Valor do not have to be red, white, and blue. Patriotic and Americana themes are popular. Patterns and blocks can be of any design suitable for...

Backing & Binding

Backing & Binding

Backings provided to LongArmy Volunteers must be 8" wider in width and 8" longer in length. Please square up, press and fold backing neatly before providing to quilter. Use quality, low loft batting such as cotton, cotton blends, polyester or polyester blends. Binding...

Quilt Labels

Appendix E.2 Labels for Quilts of Valor A Quilt of Valor must be labeled as such. Quilts of Valor labels may be: Handwritten, using permanent ink designed for fabric such as Sakura Pigma® Micron® Pen or Sakura Identi-Pen®. • Machine embroidered • Computer generated •...

Requesting a Longarmer

Some QOVF members who are also longarm machine quilters across the U.S. have registered to serve as a LongArmyTM Volunteer. QOVF members in good standing may request a LongArmy Volunteer using the below link. The Foundation’s Longarm Coordinators (LC) provide the...

Destinations

Destinations

Completed Quilts of Valor ® may be awarded locally to nominees known by the quilt maker or inthe quilt maker’s community. Local awards, whether made by a local group or directly from quiltmaker to nominee, are meaningful both to the nominated and those who award the...