Quilts of Valor
Contact Person- Mary Hiemke or Pat Richman
Quilt of Valor Photos
The mission of the Quilts of Valor Foundation is
to cover service members and veterans touched by war with comforting
and healing Quilts of Valor.
Oconomowoc Quilters Guild has been
involved in making Quilts of Valor since 2009.
Quilts of Valor website
http://www.qovf.org/ lists the
basic requirements, has free patterns, information on the
program and has lots of great information
Submitting a name to receive a Quilt of Valor
The recipient must have actually served in a
You must talk to the recipient (or family
member) to make sure that they would like to receive a quilt
Please limit your requests (to the guild) to
two soldiers. If you know of more than two individuals that
you would like to see receive quilts, please either submit their
name to the
of Valor Coordinator or call up some friends/guild members and
If you present a Quilt of Valor that does not
go through the guild- please go to
enter the recipients information
so that they get on the national register for having received a
Your Quilt of Valor
It is up to you to find a quilter
for your top (and to provide them with the back). Check with
the contact person for assistance with this.
Please remember that completed means that you have all of the
Quilt is finished- including quilting and
Photo of you (or your group) with the quilt
Journal or letter to send with the quilt
Quilt has a label
Make a pillowcase with enclosed seams! Video showing you how to do this can be found at
This is just one pattern, there are many similar ones available-
Use what you like!
Pinwheel Pattern for Quilts of Valor Blocks Note: Start with 10" pieces
of fabric. In step 7 trim to 12" before dividing.