Here’s to another very special veteran, as we honor them for their service with a Quilt of Valor made from love by Clothworks and friends! Pictured above, at left, is the magnificent Toni B., Quilting Queen and Sample Room Extraordinaire here at the Works. She is presenting the 2nd and final quilt made from blocks constructed during the Everything Blue Block Hop to her son, Jason, pictured at the right. Jason most recently completed 12 years with the military, serving in the following countries: Korea, Iraq, and Afghanistan. We’re not permitted to disclose Jason’s job description as it is labeled classified, but his mother speaks highly of his brilliant mind! From Toni’s description, it’s quite natural for Jason to carry on a heavy conversation about chemistry, physics, and all sorts of science-related stuff! I don’t know about you, but most of those subjects are way over my head– so I’m in total awe!! Jason, we salute you for your all of your hard work and commitment to serving the USA!! Thank you and we hope you enjoy the quilt!!
And…. a big thanks to all the folks who had a hand in making these quilts made from designer Marsha McCloskey’s gorgeous line, Everything Blue! Everything Blue was such a popular line of fabric, Marsha has designed a follow-up collection called Everything Blue II. Keep your eyes peeled for this fabric collection to pop up at a local quilt shop. Many, many thanks to Toni B., along with retired Clothworks employee Bonnie, for all of their countless hours and hard work in designing the layout and piecing all of the block hop blocks together- with sashing, cornerstones, and borders- for both quilts! Also–much thanks to Loretta Orsborn for her fabulous quilting!
With all that being said….Happy Thanksgiving to all of our fabulous followers of The Works! We wish you safe travels and a wonderful time with family & friends!