Snippets of fabric.
Lots of thread.
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Anna Grossnickle Hines shares her love for quilting through nineteen of her own cheerful, handmade designs. Each quilt is different, and each is paired with an original poem about another unique patchwork: the seasons of the year. The happy result is an inspired blend of stitches and stanzas in one extraordinary collection for the whole family to enjoy.
Winner of the 2001 Lee Bennett Hopkins Excellence in Poetry Award
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In “What If?” she muses, “What if guns / fired marshmallow bullets, / and bombs burst / into feather clouds / sending us into fits / of giggles?Feb 15 2011 | Read Full Review of Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts
Though it seems almost unfair, the poetry is brilliant too, evoking the “patchwork pattern / making up a year,” from the freshness of early Spring—“Brand new baby yellow green / bright bold biting busy green / until it seems / everywhere one goes / green grows” through a summer lawn “astronomical...| Read Full Review of Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts
Hines pairs poems with images of her handmade quilts to reflect on the theme of peace.Nov 29 2010 | Read Full Review of Pieces: A Year in Poems & Quilts
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