Elm Creek Quilts

20 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 5,580 ratings

The Sugar Camp Quilt Publisher's Summary

Jennifer Chiaverini's New York Times best-selling Elm Creek Quilt novels, with their irresistible blend of storytelling magic and quilting lore, have captured the hearts of countless fans. In this moving novel about morality, freedom, and the power of human courage, Chiaverini whisks listeners back to antebellum America.

As the nation moves toward civil war, one resident of Creek's Crossing, Pennsylvania, has her life irrevocably changed. Dorothea Granger is asked by her uncle, shortly before his violent death, to stitch an unusual quilt. When she learns that the quilt contains hidden clues for the Underground Railroad, Dorothea makes a brave decision. She will put her own life at risk to continue the work that cost her uncle his life.

The Dallas Morning News hails the Elm Creek Quilt books as "classics of their kind", and this stirring historical yarn is another satisfying entry in the series.

©2005 Jennifer Chiaverini (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC
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  • Book 0

    • The Sugar Camp Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215

    Jennifer Chiaverini's New York Times best-selling Elm Creek Quilt novels, with their irresistible blend of storytelling magic and quilting lore, have captured the hearts of countless fans. In this moving novel about morality, freedom, and the power of human courage, Chiaverini whisks listeners back to antebellum America.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Story with Too Much

    • By Hadley_R on 05-03-05

    Regular price: $22.88

  • Book 1

    • The Quilter's Apprentice

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 1
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,019
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 914
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911

    An engaging tale full of warmth and wisdom, The Quilter’s Apprentice is the first novel in best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s Elm Creek Quilts series. Sarah McClure takes a job helping elderly Sylvia Compson prepare her family estate for sale. Sylvia, a master quilter, agrees to share the tricks of the trade with Sarah. As the two women grow close, Sylvia shares her family’s tragic past, compelling Sarah to look at her own life more closely.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Mixed Bag

    • By Demurr on 09-19-13

    Regular price: $21.52

  • Book 2

    • The Christmas Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    It has been more than 50 years since master quilter Silvia Compson decked the halls of Elm Creek Manor, and with all her family gone, she intends to observe a quiet Christmas. But her young quilting partner, Sarah McClure, has other ideas.

    New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini delivers a spirited holiday yarn.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An original holiday story with meaty content

    • By L. Tidwell on 11-29-11

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 3

    • Round Robin

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350

    Popular author Jennifer Chiaverini fashions a touching story from her beloved Elm Creek Quilts series. Deciding to surprise master quilter Sylvia Compson, the quilters pass a work-in-progress from one to another. As the ladies add their personal touches, the finished piece forms a mirror of their lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Climb Under The Quilt

    • By Rebecarol on 06-13-08

    Regular price: $31.60

  • Book 4

    • The Cross-Country Quilters

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288

    In this entry from the popular series, five women meet at quilt camp and embark upon a project together. Over the next year, each woman must tackle a personal difficulty before adding her segment to their shared quilt. Despite the challenges they face, the women draw strength from their newfound sisterhood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you Jennifer

    • By Wendy on 05-13-09

    Regular price: $36.37

  • Book 5

    • Runaway Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    In this intriguing novel, master quilter Sylvia Compson comes across an heirloom quilt that muddles her heritage. She's always believed her ancestors were active in the Underground Railroad - but perhaps she's been mistaken.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • HIstorically Enjoyable

    • By Glenna on 01-08-09

    Regular price: $31.60

  • Book 6

    • The Quilter's Legacy

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 5
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267

    Best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini charms her many fans with her engaging Elm Creek Quilts novels. In The Quilter’s Legacy, Sylvia Bergstrom Compson resolves to find several heirloom quilts that have vanished. Traveling far and wide, she discovers fascinating truths about her mother, who died when Sylvia was only a child.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Favorite in the Series

    • By Debbie on 11-16-14

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 7

    • The New Year's Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Silvia Bergstrom Compson and Andrew Cooper are now married, but Andrew's daughter Amy has withheld her blessing. Hoping to win Amy over, Silvia journeys to Amy's home, bringing along a quilt that expresses the holiday traditions of Elm Creek Manor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great to listen while sewing

    • By Wendy on 02-19-10

    Regular price: $20.99

  • Book 8

    • Master Quilter

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 6
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    Master quilter Sylvia Compson, the sage voice guiding the Elm Creek Quilters, is getting married. The occasion should be festive, but things turn sour. The quilters have prospered, but now their unity is threatened. They must either iron out their differences or face a future that may not be spent together.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Love the series, but this has too many repeats

    • By Mary C on 11-16-14

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 9

    • Circle of Quilters

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini has charmed countless readers with her heartwarming Elm Creek Quilts novels. Like the other delightful entries in the series, Circle of Quilters offers an engaging story, endearing characters, and fascinating bits of quilting lore.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely Entertaining

    • By Cathy on 06-07-06

    Regular price: $21.52

  • Book 10

    • The Winding Ways Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    Judy prepares for a new job in Philadelphia, while Summer heads to graduate school in Chicago. Bonnie wonders whether she should rebuild her quilt shop, while Sarah learns she's going to have twins. And adding some intrigue, Gwen tries to determine the creator of a quilt found in a church basement.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's Elm Creek Manor... 'nuff said

    • By Anne on 12-09-10

    Regular price: $21.52

  • Book 11

    The Quilter's Kitchen audiobook cover art
    • The Quilter's Kitchen

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  • Book 12

    • The Lost Quilter

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson treasures an antique quilt called by three names: Birds in the Air, after its pattern; the Runaway Quilt, after the woman who sewed it; and the Elm Creek Quilt, after the place to which its maker longed to return. That quilter was Joanna, a fugitive slave who traveled by the Underground Railroad to reach safe haven in 1859 at Elm Creek Farm.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I Expected, Much Better

    • By Lucy's Mom on 01-03-10

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 13

    • Quilter's Holiday

    • Elm Creek Quilts, Book 15
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    Master Quilter Sylvia Bergstrom Compson Cooper is eager to revive a cherished family tradition. A recent remodeling of the manor’s kitchen unearthed a cornucopia that once served as the centerpiece of the Bergstrom family’s holiday table. Into it, each Bergstrom would place an object that symbolized something he or she was especially thankful for that year. On this quilter’s holiday, Sylvia has invited her friends to continue the tradition by sewing quilt blocks that represent their thankfulness and gratitude.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Friends

    • By ninna on 07-17-18

    Regular price: $27.99

  • Book 14

    • Aloha Quilt

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160

    Best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini has captivated fans around the world with her beloved Elm Creek Quilts novels, which have even spawned a line of fabrics inspired by the series. In this moving tale, Bonnie’s quilting shop goes out of business just as her divorce approaches. But Bonnie gets a chance to escape when her old friend Claire invites her to Hawaii to help launch a new quilter’s retreat at a charming bed and breakfast.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice history of Hawaiin quilts too

    • By Wendy on 07-19-10

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 15

    • The Union Quilters

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156

    New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s beloved Elm Creek Quilts series here takes listeners back to the Civil War for a powerful tale of husbands, wives, and a nation torn apart. Fervent abolitionism rules the day in 1862 Water’s Ford, Pennsylvania. So when the local men answer Mr. Lincoln’s call to arms, wives are left behind to keep the town functioning. Fortunately, the ladies of Elm Creek Valley have an ingenious plan.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More social history than quilting

    • By patrish on 04-25-12

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 16

    • The Wedding Quilt

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149

    Author Jennifer Chiaverini’s beloved, heartwarming series continues with this celebration of family and friendship. As the wedding day of Sarah McClure’s daughter Caroline approaches, Sarah’s thoughts are filled with brides of Elm Creek Manor past and present. A wedding quilt is a powerful metaphor, and Sarah is determined that the blocks in her daughter’s quilt will display a vivid pastiche of love in all its varieties.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Elm Creek 25 Years Later

    • By Sandy Weaver on 12-11-11

    Regular price: $25.86

  • Book 17

    • Sonoma Rose

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    New York Times best-selling author Jennifer Chiaverini’s delightful Elm Creek Quilts series features strong women who face life head-on and chronicle their triumphs and tragedies in elaborate quilts. Here, listeners meet Rosa Diaz Barclay, a woman fighting for her family’s survival in Prohibition-era Southern California.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What happened to the language?

    • By Janine on 09-10-12

    Regular price: $29.36

  • Book 18

    • The Giving Quilt

    • An Elm Creek Quilts Novel
    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    Jennifer Chiaverini's Elm Creek Quilts novels are as lovingly crafted and heartwarming as the homemade quilts featured prominently in each story. The milestone 20th entry in this charming series, The Giving Quilt chronicles the week after Thanksgiving- Quiltsgiving- as residents of Elm Creek Manor find creative ways to answer the question, ''Why do you give?''

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Title Gives Hint

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-10-13

    Regular price: $25.86

    • The Quilter's Homecoming

    • By: Jennifer Chiaverini
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133

    The year is 1924. Elizabeth loves Elm Creek, but she's also dreamed of traveling the world. When her beloved Henry finally professes his love, he asks her to leave with him and move to a California ranch. Elizabeth must decide whether she can really leave her home behind forever. She may dream of travel, but she always envisioned herself ending up at Elm Creek.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable and engaging

    • By Anne on 08-05-10

    Regular price: $24.49