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The Giving Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini

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The Quilter's Homecoming, January 2008
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An Elm Creek Quilts Album, October 2006
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The Sugar Camp Quilt, January 2006
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The Christmas Quilt, November 2005
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The Master Quilter, April 2005
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Return to Elm Creek, October 2004
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The Quilter's Legacy, April 2004
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An Elm Creek Quilts Sampler, November 2003
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The Cross-Country Quilters, April 2002
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The Giving Quilt
Jennifer Chiaverini

Elm Creek Quilts
Dutton
November 2012
On Sale: October 30, 2012
336 pages
ISBN: 0525953604
EAN: 9780525953609
Kindle: B007T99KAG
Hardcover / e-Book
$26.99
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“Why do you give?” asks Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson Cooper in The Giving Quilt, the 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. (In real life, Chiaverini has long been active in this 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, uses her creative gifts to alleviate their collective burden. As the week unfolds, the quilters respond to Sylvia’s provocative question in ways as varied as the life experiences that drew them to Elm Creek Manor. Love and comfort are sewn into the warm, bright, beautiful quilts they stitch, and their stories collectively consider the strength of human connection and its rich rewards.

Featuring not only well-loved characters but also intriguing newcomers, The Giving Quilt will remind us all: Giving from the heart blesses the giver as much as the recipient, and while giving may not always be easy, it is always worthwhile

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