This blanket was a special request from a friend of mine... I used an actual American Flag purchased from Kmart in Ripon, WI as the background!
I printed letters on paper, cut them out, and used them as my templates for the orange & black fabric letters, which I then appliqued onto the top of the quilt. High loft batting was used for a nice thick finished quilt. The fire fighter uniform was made from fabric that was cut out to look like a uniform. Silver satin was used for the reflective stripes in the uniform.