Clue 2 is ready to Download from the Quilting and Quilts of Valor page. Scroll down to 2. July and download. Clue 2 has fabric requirements, cutting, and sewing directions. Once you have made a couple of these blocks, you should be able to hit the exact center of the squares every time. See Direction #7.
What does this hour-glass block look like? QOV volunteers know this block from the National QOV October 2020 Call to Action. Quilts made from the hour-glass blocks were used to Award Veterans nominated in 2018. Stars and Stripes Sassy Sewers made a baker’s dozen of tops.
Here is this block used to show off center panels. The first, an eagle, a thread/paint/embellished fabric panel of art by Rhonda Denning. The second, is a top pattern supplied by National. We went after the scrappy look.
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.
Happy cutting and sewing. Ten blocks are needed for our top. CLUE 2 coming soon.
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.