Twelve Golden Threads

Twelve Golden Threads

Lessons for Successful Living From Grama's Quilt

Book - 1996
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From her nursing home, a grandmother teaches her two granddaughters how to quilt under the compassionate and watchful eye of their narrating mother. Jennifer has just graduated from college with a business degree and intends to be a millionaire by the age of thirty. Her younger, shyer sister, Susan, is studying to be a teacher. When Susan asks, "Grama, could you teach meto make a quilt?" she starts these four women on a journey--passing of values and wisdom from one generation to the next. For Jennifer and Susan, Grama's simple lessons in the art of quilting become a profound metaphor for stitching together the fabric of their lives. As these young women learn twelve crucial lession in quilt making, they discover how to create their own destiny by combining quality work, perseverance, and the right amount of vibrant color. As in life, in the ninth month come fruition: Jennifer's and Susan's quilts are completed, but so is Grama's journey. One thing remains to be finished: the unique quilt Grama has been making as a surprise for their mother. When they discover all the gifts--both material and spiritual that Grama left behind, they find her ultimate legacy, the Golden Needle; Do everything with love.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 1996.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780060174637
Branch Call Number: Web
Characteristics: xii, 208 p. ; 20 cm.


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