Well, I guess I can show these blocks now since three of them have already appeared in John'aLee's Blog. I thought I had taken a picture of my blocks before I sent them to her but could not find it so I snagged this one from her Scrappy Appleyard blog.
Her daughter, Tory, lost her fiance who was a soldier in Afghanistan three weeks before their wedding day. I think he was only 21. She asked for 8 1/2 inch star blocks in red, white and blue in Minnock and Simpson shades. I dug out some prairie paisley charms I had and this is what I made. She is making a total of three quilts so I am sure she would appreciate any additional stars anyone would like to send. Here is a link to the original request.
Earlier, Sara Fielke of The Last Piece blog asked for blocks to make quilts for a fellow quilter. She asked for Kaffe Fassett blocks. Here are mine:
It feels really good to give, doesn't it?