Middle School students in Spokane, Washington are making QOVs as a result of the efforts of a teacher. Since there is no funding for sewing classes in the schools, the teacher took it upon herself to do this as an after school program. There were over 30 sewing machines gathering dust. Several of us, in our local Greater Spokane QOV Group, donated fabric to get them started.
The students met after school and that night was buzzing with excitement and a little chaotic but the teacher got them settled and working. Pictured are the results. These three tops are at the longarm now. They have been dedicated to the grandfathers of 3 of the students. For all of these students the lessons and benefits of participating in making Quilts of Valor are many.....giving of themselves, saying thank you to our veterans, and the history lessons to name a few.