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QOV Spotlight: Ronald Olson

Posted: 1 March 2016 at 6 a.m.

Quilts of Valor (QOV) is an incredible organization based on volunteerism.  Quilters donate their time and supplies to give a quilt to soldiers who have served our country.  Ronald Olson, is one of these volunteers.

This month, Ronald passed an astounding milestone by quilting his 2,000th quilt for QOV!  Here it is:

Ronald QOV

Ronald QOV Backing

Ronald says, “I began quilting Quilts of Valor for men and women who served in the military in 2003.  Piecers send me tops and backs and I supply the batting and quilt them.  This is the 27th quilt that I pieced as well as quilted.  As long as men and women serve our country in the military, I intend to continue making quilts for QOV.”

The quilting patterns are:  Bubbles by Christy Dillon and Lincoln by Anne Bright.

For more details about the program, visit the Quilts of Valor Foundation website.

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  • 7. Meredith Bussche (04 March 2016 at 9:14 p.m.)

    Ron has quilted many Quilts of Valor for me and each one is a treasure! Congratulations on your 2000th quilt!
  • 6. Anna Martinez (04 March 2016 at 6:37 p.m.)

    What an honor to know someone with such a big heart! You are an inspiration to all of us. Thank you.
  • 5. Dodie Nelson (02 March 2016 at 9:20 a.m.)

    I commend you for your service to those who have served our country. No greater effort could be given from an ordinary citizen. Thank you so much, not to mention your creative flair on quilting pieced tops so that the quilting complements the top!
  • 4. Joan Doolittle (01 March 2016 at 8:35 p.m.)

    What a wonderful gift to our service personnel and what an inspiration to all of us. Congratulations!
  • 3. Debbie Schulze (01 March 2016 at 6:11 p.m.)

    You set the bar very, very high, Ron. We're all very proud of you!
  • 2. Victoria MacQueen (01 March 2016 at 5:20 p.m.)

    Ron , you are amazing , what an accomplishment, your generosity is over the top, Thank You! Thank You! You should be so proud.
  • 1. Susan Stack (01 March 2016 at 4:42 p.m.)

    Ron Olson is a very amazing quilter and very helpful to all his fellow quilters. We all love having him in our guild .

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