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Two quilters who have just met will be strangers only until their mutual passion for quilting is revealed. Then they can talk for hours like…
People who assume my books are only about quilts obviously haven’t read them! I’ve always known that my books are about quilters – in other…
I was very fortunate that my first novel captivated the imaginations of so many readers who asked for a sequel. After that, one book led…
I wanted to write about women and their work, and about valuing the work we, as women, choose to do. Too many women I knew…
Over the years, I’ve traveled to many places for inspiration and research, including Pennsylvania, Ohio, South Carolina, California, and Hawaii.
‘What I would give,’ I thought, ‘to have been present as Elizabeth Keckley measured Mary Lincoln for a new gown, to overhear their conversations on…
Elizabeth Keckley was a woman of remarkable strength, courage, perseverance, and dignity. She was exceptionally talented, but also very diligent and ambitious, and together those…
In my contemporary stories, I write about today’s quilters, inventive techniques they use, and how technology has influenced their art. Novels set in the past…
I’ve always wanted to be a writer. Ever since I learned to read, I’ve wanted to share stories with others the way my favorite writers…
Beginning writers are often advised to ‘write what you know,’ and since I knew about quilters – their quirks, their inside jokes, their disputes and…
For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been interested in issues of social justice, political freedom, and civil rights.
Mary Lincoln provided Elizabeth Keckley with opportunities for social and economic advancement she probably had never imagined during her years as a slave, while Elizabeth…
When I was working on my first novel, ‘The Quilter’s Apprentice,’ I knew I wanted to write about friendship, especially women’s friendship and how women…
Anyone who works on a quilt, who devotes her time, energy, creativity, and passion to that art, learns to value the work of her hands.…
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