The National Quilt Museum and Quilts of Valor honored veterans earlier this week by giving the patriotic quilts that made up the To Honor and Comfort exhibit to 34 veterans of war. The exhibit at the Paducah, Kentucky museum featured premium examples of patriotic quilts made for the Quilts of Valor organization, which seeks to provide every soldier who saw combat with a healing quilt of valor to honor them for
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The National Quilt Museum has teamed up with Quilts of Valor to honor veterans and bring the organization’s mission to a wider audience. “To Honor and Comfort: Quilts of Valor” opened last week at The National Quilt Museum. The exhibit features 34 Quilts of Valor made by quilters throughout the country. The quilts, which will be given to veterans of war at the conclusion of the exhibit, are premium examples of
About a month ago I watched a program on Iowa Public Television about the Quilts of Valor Under Our Wings program. The program connects experienced quilters with men and women who have never sewed before to make a quilt for a veteran. I don’t come from a military family, but I just cried throughout the entire episode I was so moved. I’m the Community Education Chair for the Mississippi Valley