Friday, April 25, 2014

Maybelle in Stiches by Joyce Magnin

Maybelle In Stitches
Maybelle In Stitches | A Quilts of Love book.
Maybelle Kazinzki can’t sew. She was after all, the only girl in the seventh grade Home Economics class to sew the zipper in the neck hole of the A-Line dress they were supposed to make. But when she finds an unfinished quilt in the attic of her mother’s house she gets the crazy idea to finish it—somehow, come heck or high water. She thinks it will help fill the lonely nights while her husband, Holden, is serving overseas during World War II.
Her recently departed mother’s quilt is made from scraps of material Maybelle traces back to her mother’s childhood, her grandmother’s childhood and her own childhood. She tries to add one of Holden’s stripes to it but the sewing is not going well and neither is her life. After receiving some harsh news, Maybelle’s faith falters and she puts the quilt away and stops trusting God. But God is faithful- no matter what. And it’ll take a group of neighborhood women armed with quilting needles to help Maybelle believe that.
My thoughts: Yet another heartwarming tale in the Quilts of Love series, as always it was a great,easy read with endearing characters and a good story line.  I loved the main character Maybelle,she was charming and I could relate to her in some areas.:)  I thought this book was a great reminder of the power of friendship and the love of God for us even when he doesn't seem to be there.
I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion. 

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