Two short stories by the New York Times best-selling author of the Elm Creek Quilts series, Jennifer Chiaverini. In "The Fabric Diary," the new owner of a Manhattan bed-and-breakfast discovers a mysterious scrapbook of fabric swatches, compelling her to discover the connection between a beautiful antique quilt and the original owners of her historic brownstone. "The Runner's Quilt" tells the heartwarming story of a young mother who discovers fitness and fulfillment by becoming a runner--and by making a special quilt for a new friend. Originally published in Quilter's Newsletter Magazine and Quiltmaker, these two charming short stories appear together for the first time in one eBook edition.
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About the Author
Jennifer Chiaverini is the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and numerous other acclaimed historical novels, as well as the beloved Elm Creek Quilts series and six collections of quilt patterns inspired by her books. Her original quilt designs have been featured in Country Woman, Quiltmaker, Quiltmaker's 100 Blocks, and Quilt, and her short stories have appeared in Quiltmaker and Quilters Newsletter. Her novel Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival was a finalist in the Fiction category of the prestigious 2014 Ohioana Book Awards, and her novel The Spymistress was chosen by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as one of the “Top Ten Favorite Books of 2013.” A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Chicago, Jennifer Chiaverini lives with her husband and two sons in Madison, Wisconsin. About her historical fiction, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes, “In addition to simply being fascinating stories, these novels go a long way in capturing the texture of life for women, rich and poor, black and white, in those perilous years.”
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