FAQs

FAQ: Quilters’ Questions and Patterns

A Quilt of Valor does not have to be red, white and blue, but patriotic colors are very popular with recipients. Panels can provide a great focal point and bring in other colors. Think creatively with the recipient in mind. Recommended size: is 60" x 80"; minimum: 55"...

FAQ: Certified Quilt Business

Two main reasons: To show support for service members and veterans To market your business to volunteers making Quilts of Valor® (QOVs). Over QOVs have been awarded by over 10,000 volunteers. The average cost of materials alone is about $300.00 per...

FAQ: LongArmy and Destinations

Quilts are made in three layers: a top which is normally made of pieced fabric to form a pattern or design. It is then layered with the middle section, the batting that provides the warmth. These two layers are then fitted with a backing which is normally a single...

FAQ: Website & Information Technology

If you have an issue with the website send an email to QOVF Webmaster If you have an issue with members only section or Nominations Management and Awards System, send an email to Nomination and Awards Help If you have an issue with the website send an email to QOVF...

FAQ: Donations & Fundraising

Individual Members and the public are prohibited from raising funds in the name of Quilts of Valor Foundation. We do not compensate those who make QOVs. Individuals can encourage donors to contribute via the website Donate or by sending a check or money order to:...

FAQ: Membership

An Individual membership is $40.00/yr. Would you like to register or renew as an individual member? Click here – to register An Individual membership as part of a registered QOVF group is $10.00/yr Would you like to renew or register as a member of a Group? Click here...

FAQ: Volunteer

There are advantages to becoming a member of a QOVF group. Members have extra benefits such as: • Advance notice of upcoming QOVF special events, members only specials on fabrics and patterns from QOVF supporting partners, and discounted opportunities to participate...

FAQ: Nominations & Awards

Any service member or living veteran who served in one of the following branches: Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Members of the activated National Guard and activated or active duty-special work (ADSW) reservists are included.  The Army National...

FAQ: QOV Quilt Questions

A Quilt of Valor (QOV) is quilt made from three layers: 1) the pieced top which is usually a multi-colored pattern, 2) the batting which is the center, providing warmth and softness and 3) the backing which holds the entire QOV together. In order to use t itemhe term...

FAQ: General Questions/Comments

Only Service Members or Veterans of the Armed Forces know what “touched by war” means to them, whether they have been “touched by war,” and some may not wish to share their experiences. We honor their wishes and do not judge. Service Members and Veterans may be...