Thursday, July 5, 2018

Quilts of Valor

What a joy to attend the Open House hosted by our local Quilt Club and see the presentation of quilts to worthy Veterans in our community.


Quilts of Valor

My photos don’t do justice to the beauty of these quilts.


I’ve always loved the red white and blue patriotic quilts.


And these are all made by the members and given to our veterans.


It was a moving presentation and an honor to thank these brave men.


And a special thanks to all of the ladies who work so hard and are so giving…AND talented!


(there were a LOT of ladies involved, I just got a few at the refreshment table!)

I found the website HERE if any of you are interested in this program.


Enjoy your day!


Inger said...

I love quilts and admire those who can make them. To honor veterans like this, touches my heart.

Susie said...

Diane, What very talented women and deserving vets. This is a loving cause. I like the pictures you took too. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

Connie said...

What a lovely post. I love this!

Terri D said...

Oh my goodness!! Those quilts are all so beautiful and what a wonderful cause! I am always amazed at the talent of quilters. Always.

BeachGypsy said...

Wow!---now THAT'S A QUILT CLUB that does something wonderful! So glad you made these pictures so we could see this. Those quilts are amazing and to think of all the hours put into them........ I've never quilted but both my grandmas did and the quilts I inherited are so so so precious to me. Nothing like a good quilt, that is for sure. Looks like a real fun gathering too. Hope your 4th was wonderful. Ours was hot hot hot. Ha ha but we had real good food and we saw pretty fireworks.

Ann said...

Beautiful quilts and what a wonderful program. Quilting is something I've never done. I tried once and failed miserably. One day I may try again.

happyone said...

Wow what a wonderful thing to do and those quilts are beautiful.

eileeninmd said...

Hello, they look like happy veterans with their new quilts. The quilts are all gorgeous. Thanks to the lovely talented ladies. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful, and so very special.

Vee said...

Thank you for sharing’s a beautiful gift for a veteran. I hope they feel wrapped in love whenever it is used or displayed.

Sandra said...

these quilts are amazing. I would be happy to own any one of them..

Author R. Mac Wheeler said...

Love those patriotic quilts.

Not that we have much use for quilts in FL :)

Jeanie said...

I think PBS did a special on these. Some beautiful workmanship here.

Out on the prairie said...

I love this art work, a favorite to visit when I attend a fair.I don't know how at all, but donated lots of material, frames and a long arm machine when a neighbor passed.I occasionally tease the ladies that I am in their club.

carol l mckenna said...

What creative quilts and festive photos for the 4th! Delightful post!

Happy Day to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Debbie said...

beautiful, special quilts and lots of happy, smiling faces!!!

Carla from The River said...

WOW! This is so special. I just love this idea. Thank you for sharing the website.

Red Rose Alley said...

Such charming quilts. I love the one in the fourth picture, bottom left. That one is really nice. The picture of the men covering themselves with the quilts is a treasure.


Aunt Helen said...

Thank you for posting this. It is so important we keep these special men in our thoughts. They have sacrificed their lives for our safety.
Bless them and God Bless America.

Danice G said...

Beautiful quilts for such a worthy cause. Wonderful :)