At Elm Creek Manor, the week after Thanksgiving is "Quiltsgiving," a time to commence a season of generosity.
From near and far, quilters and aspiring quilters--a librarian, a teacher, a college student, and a quilt-shop clerk among them--gather for a special winter session of quilt camp, to make quilts for Project Linus.
Each quilter, ever mindful that many of her neighbors, friends, and family members are struggling through difficult times, uses her creative gifts to alleviate their collective burden.
As the week unfolds, the quilters respond to Sylvia's provocative question in ways as varied as the life experiences that drew them to Elm Creek Manor. Love and comfort are sewn into the warm, bright, beautiful quilts they stitch, and their stories collectively consider the strength of human connection and its rich rewards.