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Old Glory

Old Glory was born when red white and blue vintage quilt tops were finished by long arm quilters who share a military connection. The quilters received the top, backing and the instructions, “quilt as desired”.  They donated their time and talent.  We chose to work with “forgotten” tops - the ones that were damaged, unfinished, ill made or unremarkable. These tops were not destined to be completed, enjoyed or treasured. What we now share is pure magic! 

The exhibit was created to promote the Quilts of Valor program. We choose to focus on our patriotic heritage and further serve the military family that we have been fortunate to be a part of. These quilts debuted at the 2017 Quilts of Valor show and then travel as a collection for the next two. When they are done traveling the quilts will be auctioned to raise funds for Quilts of Valor. 

Old Glory

Quilted by Mo Starkey

Old Glory

Quilted by Kim Lohr

Old Glory

Quilted by Jill Coleman

Exhibit Schedule:

March 8-10, 2018

Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
Atlanta, Georgia

March 15-17, 2018

Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
Lakeland, Florida

April 5-7, 2018

Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
Cleveland, Ohio

June 21-23, 2018

Historic Cold Spring Village
Cape May, New Jersey 
New Jersey Quilts of Valor

August 16-19, 2018

World Quilt New England
Manchester, New Hampshire

September 13-16, 2018

Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza
Oaks, Pennsylvania

March 30-31, 2019

Cabin Branch - Stone House Quilt Show

1 May – 4 July 2019

Iowa Quilt Museum
Winterset, Iowa

July 17-20, 2019


Quilters Hall of Fame Celebration 2019
Marion, Indiana

February 20 – 24, 2019

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Fest
Hampton, Virginia

August 1-6, 2019

Santa Clara County Fair
San Jose, California

October 11, 1019 – January 14, 2020 The National Quilt Museum
Paducah, Kentucky
Marshfield, Missouri
June 11-13, 2020 Reno Quilt Show
Reno, Nevada

April 29 – May 3, 2020

Sauder Village Quilt Show
Archbold, Ohio

Please email for information on hosting this collection