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SAME DAY! Sewing Machine Preventative Maintenance Service. Clean, lubricate and time. 100 point inspection. Saturdays Only!

Sue's Quilting Company is affiliated with Northcott & Hoffman Fabrics, the leading manufacture and distributors of common fabrics used by QOV. If you see fabric on Northcott or Hoffman websites. Please ask us to order for you. We purchase wholesale - QOV Members also receive SQCo Discount.

QOV Blocks are always accepted by shipping to:

Sue's Quilting Company

131 West High Street

Suite 1136

Jefferson City, MO 65101

Quilts of Valor Foundation began in 2003 with a dream, literally a dream. Founder Catherine Roberts’ son Nat was deployed in Iraq. According to Catherine:

The dream was as vivid as real life. I saw a young man sitting on the side of his bed in the middle of the night, hunched over. The permeating feeling was one of utter despair. I could see his war demons clustered around, dragging him down into an emotional gutter. Then, as if viewing a movie, I saw him in the next scene wrapped in a quilt. His whole demeanor changed from one of despair to one of hope and well-being. The quilt had made this dramatic change. The message of my dream was:  Quilts = Healing.

The model appeared simple: have a volunteer team who would donate their time and materials to make a quilt. One person would piece the top and the other would quilt it. I saw the name for this special quilt. It was a Quilt of Valor, a QOV.

How to help Quilts of Valor Foundation

•The Quilts of Valor Foundation is very well organized with local chapters in every state. If you would like to get involved in the organization, you can find the contact info for local chapters here.

• (You don’t have to be affiliated with a chapter to make a quilt.) Here is the information for making and/or presenting a quilt. There aren’t a lot of formal requirements for the quilt but there are a few (such as being machine quilted for durability) so read the requirements before starting. Other than that, the basic recommendation is a throw-size quilt (average is 60″ x 80″) with a patriotic theme and red, white and blue colors.

Don’t have time right now to make a full quilt?  Here is the information for the 2021 Block Drive with all of the details on the quilt block pattern (pictured) and where to send them.

• The patterns for this year’s block drive are: a 12″ x 12″ (12.5″ x 12.5″ unfinished) Floating Wonky Star block (pattern here) or an Eight Point Floating Star (pattern here). Both patterns include instructions for mailing the blocks as well

• Don’t have time to sew, but have plenty of extra patriotic or red, white, and blue fabric? Or maybe you have some orphan quilt blocks from an unfinished project? Many local Quilts of Valor chapters will gladly take quality red, white, and blue fabric or unfinished quilts..

• As with any reputable charitable organization, if you do not have time to make anything but would like to contribute financially, you can donate here.

Quilts of Valor at Sue's Quilting Company

The Quilts of Valor is a foundation thats mission is to cover ALL those service- members and veterans touched by war with Wartime Quilts called Quilts of Valor (QOVs). This foundation is not about politics. It's about people.  


During the Quilts of Valor Day we encourage you to bring your own sewing machine to use, if possible. We will have sewing machines set up for those who do not have a sewing machine as well as pre-cut fabric available for anyone who wants to come and make a quilt block or stay and make several that will go into a QOV quilt.

We will have a predetermined block pattern that you will follow that is simple enough for anyone to use in making their block. No sewing experience needed! We have had men, women, and children attend and make a block. Some children even as young as 4 years old!

We will also have quilts that you may volunteer to bind. You may also choose to make a pillowcase. The pillowcases are used to put the Quilts of Valor in for distribution. If you do decide to make a pillowcase. You may also choose to bring your own fabrics, but we ask that you use only red, white, and blues to make your pillowcase. Look below for the fabric requirements to make a pillowcase.   Contact the Sue or James Christian for information on making the pillow cases.

Sue's Quilting Company strive to remember our military combat veterans with a Quilt of Valor. It’s not necessary for you to attend meetings to be part of our group as you can sew blocks and or quilts for a deserving veteran at your home and drop them off at the guild upon completion. Contact Sue or James Christian for more information.
 
Sue's Quilting Company will hosts ceremonies to present quilts to local veterans several times each year. While all patriotic quilts made by SQCO & volunteers are donated, the Quilts of Valor donation quilts must meet specific QOV guidelines for presentation to combat veterans. These guidelines come from both the QOV national organization and the SQCO committee.
  • The quilt top should be 62 x 72 inches or slightly larger as a uniform size is desirable for the quilt presentation ceremony.
  • Only cotton fabric, thread and batting may be used for quilts. Exposure to chemical agents while in service causes some veterans extreme sensitivity to polyester and other synthetics.
  • Piecing a quilt that resembles or replicates the American flag is NOT permitted. Fabrics having American flags printed on them are permitted.
  • Wash and dry the completed quilt with unscented laundry products to eliminate odors and allergens.
  • Labels for Quilts of Valor will be provided for quilts. Please do not apply a label.
  • Do not include political or religious-themed fabrics or motifs.



Our Quilts of Valor Day:

Due to CoVid-19 - We have restricted in person, on-sight QOV Days temporarily - We are monitoring the spread and as soon as it is safe to resume. We will add our dates in this section.

The Quilts of Valor is a foundation that's mission is to cover ALL those service- members and veterans touched by war with Wartime Quilts called Quilts of Valor (QOVs). This foundation is not about politics. It's about people.  

Sue's Quilting Company is here to support our members after they come home from active service. To many have thoughts that they have been forgotten. They have not! We are hear to help QOV push their mission to cover ALL those service- members and veterans touched by war with Wartime Quilts called Quilts of Valor