I make a lot of donation quilts and I find that I’m drawn to donate them to groups or individuals that touch me personally in some way. Both my father and father-in-law served in the military and I always try to make at least a couple quilts for veterans and/or wounded soldiers during the year. While not all of them are Red/White/Blue, some are and I often design in R/W/B even when I’m making a scrappy quilt. If you’d like to make a quilt to honor the veteran in your life, I have free instructions on my MaryQuilts.com site. Normally this time of year, between Memorial Day and July 4, is reserved for making one but it will be a little later this year due to the move.
Here are a few of mine from years past