How do you label a finished quilt?
Here are some great, creative ways to label your quilt, so you get credit where credit is due!
- Twill Tape.
- Print Your Own on Freezer Paper. I do this every time I send a quilt off to be displayed in a quilt show. …
- Custom Woven Quilt Label.
Where does the label go on a quilt of valor?
- The words “Quilt of Valor.”
- The quilt maker(s) name and state, including the maker of the top, the quilter (machine or hand), and the binder. Full names are acceptable.
- Space to fill in the name of the awardee.
What information should go on a quilt label?
Top information to include on quilt labels:
- Quilt maker’s name.
- Name of the quilt.
- Name of the recipient.
- Name of the quilter.
- Location made.
- Occasion quilt made for.
- Personal message.
How big should a quilt label be?
It’s up to you but the first three items are very important! In terms of size, the choice is yours. My quilt labels are generally about 6 x 4″, with a small allowance for turning the edges under to stitch on the quilt.
What are the rules for a quilt of valor?
There are standards that all Quilts of Valor must meet. They must be a generous lap-sized quilt (minimum of 55 inches by 65 inches) made with quality fabrics, and machine or hand quilted. They must include a Quilts of Valor label that includes the name(s) of the quilter, and a blank space for the name of the recipient.
Do Quilts of Valor have to be red white and blue?
A Quilt of Valor does not have to be red, white and blue, but patriotic colors are very popular with recipients. Panels can provide a great focal point and bring in other colors. Think creatively with the recipient in mind.
What makes a quilt of valor?
What is a Quilt of Valor? A Quilt of Valor® (QOV) is a quality, handmade quilt that is machine or hand quilted. It is awarded to a Service Member or Veteran who has been touched by war. The Quilt says unequivocally, “Thank you for your service and sacrifice in serving our nation.”