Batt and Robin

Batt and Robin are Christians, Patriots, Teachers, Scientists, Artists, Authors and Travelers


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The 2021 Summer Patriotic Mystery Quilt: CLUE 1 is Here.

Clue 1 is ready to Download from the Quilting and Quilts of Valor page. Scroll down to download 1a June and 1b June Clue 1a gives the cutting directions and notes for two sewing methods. If you use the Creative Grids Strippy Stars Tool, directions are included. Clue 1b June is a copy of the QOV sewing method for this star.

What does this block look like? QOV volunteers know this block as one of the 2021 National Blocks. Here is this block in a quilt, set on point, with alternating red and blue centers.

Strippy Star QOV 2021 National Block. Made by a QOV Stars and Stripes, FL group member.

Happy cutting and sewing. Ten blocks are needed for our top. CLUE 2 coming soon.


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2021 Summer Patriotic Mystery Quilt

The Sassy Sewers of the QOV Group Stars and Stripes designed a four clue patriotic quilt. Finished size is 58″ by 70″ Join us on a Summer–June, July, August and September journey into Quilts of Valor Blocks. In this post and on our web site is the Introduction–Fabric needs for this quilt.

Tool for June’s clue: Creative Grids Strippy Stars Tool #CGRDH2.

Fabric: This quilt will be vibrant whether you choose a scrappy or coordinated look. For a scrappy look, use several different fabrics.

For the Top only

ColorFat QuartersYardage (yards)
Red(s)61 ½
Blue(s)82
White(s) and Cream(s)123

Borders: Inner 1-2” border, ¼ yard; Outer 2 ½”- 3 ½” border: 2/3 yard

Binding: ½ yard

Backing: 3 yards

Batting: 62” x 74” (For a stationary machine) 67” x 78” (For a long arm)

What will this quilt look like?