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Circle of Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, Bk 9)
Circle of Quilters - Elm Creek Quilts, Bk 9
Author: Jennifer Chiaverini
An Elm Creek Quilter must not only possess mastery of quilting technique but teaching experience, a sense of humor, and that intangible quality that allows an individual to blend harmoniously into a group. With high hopes, Elm Creek Quilts posts an open call for applicants. — Suddenly, quilters everywhere are vying to land the prestigious post. A...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780743260213
ISBN-10: 074326021X
Publication Date: 1/9/2007
Pages: 320
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4 stars, based on 92 ratings
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Circle of Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, Bk 9) on + 57 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
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Elm Creek Quilt Camp is firmly at the center of her latest novel in the series, though Chiaverini broadens the geography and characters. An ad for an instructor at the camp attracts candidates from near and far, all offering a look at different perspectives on what quilting means in their lives. Maggie, who works at a convalescent home, stumbled into quilting when she found one at a garage sale and traced its history; Russell, who completed the cancer quilt begun by his wife before she succumbed to that disease, brings an abstract aesthetic--and a male perspective--to the craft; Anna, who is as creative a chef as a quilter, lacks the confidence to stand up for herself in a failing relationship; and Gretchen is a veteran quilter who has struggled with humble beginnings, but her abiding love for the craft has inspired her to make of it a life and a business. All pass through Elm Creek Quilt Camp as the women who run and love the camp deliberate the meaning of the art form.
patmat avatar reviewed Circle of Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, Bk 9) on + 175 more book reviews
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I highly recommend this book and this series. Ms Chiaverini knows how to make her characters seem real to you and she keeps the storyline moving.
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Jennifer Chiaverini does not disappoint with book #9 in the Elm Creek Quilts series. Two positions are open at Elm Creek Manor and applicants from all corners of the country come in to interview! Great character development in the applicant's background--their lives will have you in tears and laughter. I often wish I could find my own Elm Creek Quilters to have such wonderful friends, quilting skills, life challenges--all entwined in beautiful surroundings that are rich in history.
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Readnmachine avatar reviewed Circle of Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, Bk 9) on + 1231 more book reviews
Chiaverini runs a nice variation on her usual plotline, as quilters from various walks of life and personal situations vie for a teaching space at Elm Creek Camp.
reviewed Circle of Quilters (Elm Creek Quilts, Bk 9) on + 3 more book reviews
ANOTHER GREAT BOOK. LOVED IT!
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Jennifer really loves her characters, and quilting, and that shines through all her Elm Creek books.


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