An errata sheet is available for this item. When the Quilts of Valor Foundation was founded in 2003, its mission was to cover our nation? military touched by war?hat is, to cover them with quilts and honor their service. A volunteer team donates their time and materials to make a quilt collaboratively. Since its beginning, this all-volunteer organization with close to 7,000 members nationwide has awarded more than 180,000 Quilts of Valor. This book explains the history of military quilts since our nation? beginning, and features a Quilt of Valor to represent each of our 50 states. Also included are 16 quilt patterns to choose from, to inspire you to make your own Quilt of Valor. The organization? Under Our Wings project, which brings young people into Quilts of Valor and encourages them to learn to sew, is featured, too. Please click here to view the errata sheet.

Quilts of Valor has nearly 7,000 members nationwide, who have awarded over 180,000 Quilts of Valor to military members. Quilting experts Ann Parsons Holte, Renelda Peldunas-Harter, Ann Rehbein, and Sue Reich are dedicated to the QOV mission to "cover military touched by war" with a quilt.

Marianne Fons is the cofounder of Fons & Porter and its?Love of Quilting?television show and magazine. She consults, teaches, and supports quilting education, and is a long-time QOVF Board member.

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