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The Master Quilter (ELM Creek Quilts)

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andlt;Iandgt;The Master Quilterandlt;/Iandgt; opens with the sound of wedding bells ringing in the ears of the Elm Creek Quilters. The close-knit group can hardly believe that their own Sylvia Compson planned her holiday wedding to sweetheart Andrew in complete secrecy, without the help of even one of her friends. Eager to honor the newlyweds, the Elm Creek Quilters hasten to stitch a bridal quilt for their favorite Master Quilter. Until the time comes to unveil the surprise gift, they reason, Sylvia will be the one in the dark. andlt;BRandgt; Such little white lies seem harmless enough, especially in the service of future happiness. Yet Elm Creek Manor, and the quilting retreat established there by the Elm Creek Quilters, thrives on the strength of women sharing their creativity, their challenges, and their dreams. Somehow, in the race to commemorate in Sylvia's bridal quilt all that they hold dear about her wisdom, skill, and devotion, they forget to give honesty its pride of place. andlt;BRandgt; As the quilt blocks accumulate, the Elm Creek Quilters celebrate the joy of new beginnings and the ongoing success of their business — until forces conspire to threaten their happiness and prosperity. Two among them falter in their personal relationships, yet they are too proud to share their pain. The financial problems of another leave the quilt project vulnerable to a malicious act that may prevent its completion. And as two others weigh the comfort of the present against dreams of a future far from Elm Creek Manor, closely guarded secrets strain the bonds of friendship with those who may be left behind. andlt;BRandgt; The andlt;Iandgt;Dallas Morning Newsandlt;/Iandgt; has praised the Elm Creek Quilts series as "classics of their kind," and andlt;Iandgt;The Master Quilterandlt;/Iandgt; is Chiaverini's latest gift to readers.

Synopsis:

The Master Quilter opens with the sound of wedding bells ringing in the ears of the Elm Creek Quilters. The close-knit group can hardly believe that their own Sylvia Compson planned her holiday wedding to sweetheart Andrew in complete secrecy, without the help of even one of her friends. Eager to honor the newlyweds, the Elm Creek Quilters hasten to stitch a bridal quilt for their favorite Master Quilter. Until the time comes to unveil the surprise gift, they reason, Sylvia will be the one in the dark.

Such little white lies seem harmless enough, especially in the service of future happiness. Yet Elm Creek Manor, and the quilting retreat established there by the Elm Creek Quilters, thrives on the strength of women sharing their creativity, their challenges, and their dreams. Somehow, in the race to commemorate in Sylvia's bridal quilt all that they hold dear about her wisdom, skill, and devotion, they forget to give honesty its pride of place.

As the quilt blocks accumulate, the Elm Creek Quilters celebrate the joy of new beginnings and the ongoing success of their business — until forces conspire to threaten their happiness and prosperity. Two among them falter in their personal relationships, yet they are too proud to share their pain. The financial problems of another leave the quilt project vulnerable to a malicious act that may prevent its completion. And as two others weigh the comfort of the present against dreams of a future far from Elm Creek Manor, closely guarded secrets strain the bonds of friendship with those who may be left behind.

The Dallas Morning News has praised the Elm Creek Quilts series as "classics of their kind," and The Master Quilter is Chiaverini's latest gift to readers.

Synopsis:

Chiaverini follows her "New York Times" bestselling novel "The Quilter's Legacy" with this sixth volume in the popular Elm Creek Quilts series. As certain members weigh the comfort of the present against dreams of a future far from Elm Creek Manor, closely guarded secrets strain the friendship of those who may be left behind.

About the Author

Jennifer Chiaverini lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin. In addition to the six volumes of the Elm Creek Quilts series, she is the author of An Elm Creek Quilts Sampler and Elm Creek Quilts: Quilt Projects Inspired by the Elm Creek Quilts Novels, as well as the designer of the Elm Creek Quilts fabric line from Red Rooster Fabrics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743236157
Author:
Chiaverini, Jennifer
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Quilting
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Women detectives
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Pennsylvania
Subject:
Quilts
Subject:
Quiltmakers
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Compson, Sylvia
Subject:
Quiltmaking
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Jennifer Chiaverini, Mrs. Lincoln s Dressmaker, Elm Creek Manor, Elm Creek Quilts, Elm Creek, Elm Creek Quilters, Pennsylvania, Quilt, Quilters, Quilting Circles, Sew, Stitch, Craft, Crafts, Pattern, Hobbies, Female Friendships, Family History, Ancestry,
Subject:
Literature-Contemporary Women
Subject:
Jennifer Chiaverini, Mrs. Lincoln s Dressmaker, Elm Creek Manor, Elm Creek Quilts, Elm Creek, Elm Creek Quilters, Pennsylvania, Quilt, Quilters, Quilting Circles, Sew, Stitch, Craft, Crafts, Pattern, Hobbies, Female Friendships, Family History, Ancestry,
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Elm Creek Quilts Novels
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
April 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
4/c endpapers
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.26x5.86x1.07 in. .91 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Master Quilter opens with the sound of wedding bells ringing in the ears of the Elm Creek Quilters. The close-knit group can hardly believe that their own Sylvia Compson planned her holiday wedding to sweetheart Andrew in complete secrecy, without the help of even one of her friends. Eager to honor the newlyweds, the Elm Creek Quilters hasten to stitch a bridal quilt for their favorite Master Quilter. Until the time comes to unveil the surprise gift, they reason, Sylvia will be the one in the dark.

Such little white lies seem harmless enough, especially in the service of future happiness. Yet Elm Creek Manor, and the quilting retreat established there by the Elm Creek Quilters, thrives on the strength of women sharing their creativity, their challenges, and their dreams. Somehow, in the race to commemorate in Sylvia's bridal quilt all that they hold dear about her wisdom, skill, and devotion, they forget to give honesty its pride of place.

As the quilt blocks accumulate, the Elm Creek Quilters celebrate the joy of new beginnings and the ongoing success of their business — until forces conspire to threaten their happiness and prosperity. Two among them falter in their personal relationships, yet they are too proud to share their pain. The financial problems of another leave the quilt project vulnerable to a malicious act that may prevent its completion. And as two others weigh the comfort of the present against dreams of a future far from Elm Creek Manor, closely guarded secrets strain the bonds of friendship with those who may be left behind.

The Dallas Morning News has praised the Elm Creek Quilts series as "classics of their kind," and The Master Quilter is Chiaverini's latest gift to readers.

"Synopsis" by , Chiaverini follows her "New York Times" bestselling novel "The Quilter's Legacy" with this sixth volume in the popular Elm Creek Quilts series. As certain members weigh the comfort of the present against dreams of a future far from Elm Creek Manor, closely guarded secrets strain the friendship of those who may be left behind.
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