The Giving Quilt: An Elm Creek Quilts Novel (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 30, 2012 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Every stitch makes a difference in New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s artful, inspiring novel that imagines what good would come from practicing the holiday spirit each and every day of the year.

At Elm Creek Manor, the week after Thanksgiving is “Quiltsgiving,” a time to commence a season of generosity. From near and far, quilters and aspiring quilters—a librarian, a teacher, a college student, and a quilt-shop clerk among them—gather for a special winter session of quilt camp, to make quilts for Project Linus, a charitable organization dedicated to providing handmade quilts and blankets to children in need. Each quilter, ever mindful that many of her neighbors, friends, and family members are struggling through difficult times, pledges the strength of her creative gifts to alleviate their collective burden. So it happens that when the Quiltsgiving participants swap fabrics and trade techniques around the quilting circle, the warm, bright, beautiful quilts they piece are infused with love and comfort. So, too, are their personal stories, which collectively consider the strength of human connection and its rich rewards.

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User Review  - jnut1 - LibraryThing

Jennifer did another great job with this book. Reminding us how much we like the 'family' at Elm Creek Manor but brining in a new group of ladies for us to enjoy. For the first time, as a non quilter ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tahleen - LibraryThing

Another nice, cozy novel in the Elm Creek Quilts series. For some reason I just really enjoy listening to Christina Moore narrate these. I don't think I enjoyed it as much as The Aloha Quilt, but I ... Read full review

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Jennifer Chiaverini is the author of the New York Times bestselling Elm Creek Quilts series, as well as five collections of quilt projects inspired by the novels. Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker is her most recent book. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and The University of Chicago, she lives with her husband and sons in Madison, Wisconsin.

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