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Friendship Album, 1933 is a work of historical fiction that follows the lives of five women who form an improbable quilting circle in Depression-era Ohio. Written and read in its entirety by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon), this audiobook tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family.

Apr 3, 2020

In "Aunt Jane's Album," Aunt Jane is giving her quilts an airing out and remembering the time Sarah Jane Mitchell finally won a blue ribbon at the County Fair.

Mar 27, 2020

Welcome to the Quiltfiction Podcast! In this episode, I’ll be reading Chapter Two of Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. In this chapter, “The New Organ,” Aunt Jane tells the story of the time the ladies of Goshen Church raise enough money to buy an organ and how the voice of one of their choir members,...

Mar 23, 2020

Hello and welcome to Season Two of the Quilt Fiction podcast. In this season, I'll be reading Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall. First published in 1907 and set in rural western Kentucky in the late nineteenth century, the book recounts an elderly quilt-maker Aunt Jane’s memories of life in the rural south...

Dec 20, 2019

In this special episode of the Quiltfiction Podcast, Florence Grangerfield searches for the Christmas spirit in a church soup kitchen. 

Nov 25, 2019

"Turkey in the Straw: Bess, 1925 (A Friendship Album Story)" finds Bess Wilcox preparing for a simple Thanksgiving dinner when the guest list begins to grow exponentially. As a modern woman, she feels she should be able to handle preparing a feast for a large gathering of friends, family and neighbors all by herself....