National Quilting Day was established in 1991 by the National Quilting Association. Officially, National Quilting Day is the third Saturday in March (March 16th this year). Unofficially, the celebration has expanded to the entire month.
The theme for 2013 is “Celebrate America”, which coordinates with the show theme for the 44th Annual National Quilting Association Quilt Show. A Nine Patch Stars and Stripes quilt for this year’s theme was designed by Kathy Lichtendahl, former NQA Communications Chair. One version of the finished quilt is featured with this blog.
Click into the NQA’s website for the free pattern to create this quilt. Donate your finished quilt to any organization supporting our veterans, or to someone now serving in the military.
I think it would also make a great memorial quilt for anyone who has had family serve our great country. The quilt will look great in any color scheme, and in any size, not just as it’s featured.
Get inspired with this stunning quilt pattern, and “celebrate America” by making this quilt for someone special!