Quilts’ stitching details care, support for service personnel

A woman uses a tabletop sewing machine to stitch together pieces of cloth. A quilt is hanging on the wall behind her; on the table are several plastic containers holding cloth.
Volunteer Janet Trites stitches together quilt blocks, making the design come to life for what will be one of the next Quilts of Valour presented to an ill or injured Canadian Armed Forces member or veterans by a group of Greenwood-based program quilters. PHOTO: Sara White

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Every stitch in these quilts acknowledges the sacrifice and service of a Canadian Armed Forces member or veteran who may need just that special coziness.

The national Quilts of Valour program has a network of quilters across Canada, working with fabric, designing quilt blocks and patterns, and layering together the colourful tops, warm lining and backing that make up the quilts, each quilt different from the others. Read the rest of the article . . .

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