Scraps of Love Author:Tracey V. Bateman, Lena Nelson Dooley, Rhonda Gibson, Janet Spaeth As long as women have sewed, there have been boxes of scraps and recycled garments in their homes. The women of the Collins family have such a treasure box, which down through time is opened by: — Bridgit, free as the wind on the Dakota prairie, who may have found love in the form of a sedate minister. Will making her own wedding dress prove to b... more »e her undoing?
Maggie, who suddenly finds herself alone in the world. Can she find healing for her broken heart in restoring a quilt for the new railroad stationmaster?
Leah, who struggles even to clothe her son during World War II. Should she trust the stranger who befriends her boy, in spite of rumors surrounding the man?
Colleen, who believes love has reentered her life - only to have her hopes dashed by scandal. Could the scrap book she assembles from bits of fabric help to piece her faith back together, as well?
In the scrap box, each woman finds lessons passed on from her ancestors - vital bits of history, pieced together with love, bound by threads of faith.« less
This is a 5 star book with wonderful authors. I know you will enjoy the stories as much as I did.
Janet Speath starts the book off with the creation of a fun read. The heroine learns how to quilt. Enjoyable.
Lena Dooley pulls your heartstings with a story of loved ones lost and the restoration of the quilt. Pulls the emotions.
Tracey Bateman shows the effects of war on a small family. She turns the lining of the coat into a coat of many colors. A warm story
Rhonda Gibson wraps it up with a cast of characters that are fun and real. The scraps of love, lives and the quilt become a part of a scrapbook that leaves the reader wanting to see more by this author.