Loyal Union Sampler from Elm Creek Quilts by Jennifer Chiaverini. Paperback, 128 pages. C&T Publishing; 1st edition (2013). Autographed by Jennifer Chiaverini.
Inspired by Jennifer Chiaverini’s best-selling novel The Union Quilters, this sampler quilt offers a treasure trove of traditional blocks sewn by the women of Elm Creek Valley to support their troops during the American Civil War. The book includes historical notes on the novel and photos of 9 Loyal Union Samplers made by Jennifer and other Elm Creek Quilts lovers from around the world. These blocks can be mixed and matched with blocks from Jennifer’s wildly popular Elm Creek Quilts sampler, Sylvia’s Bridal Sampler.
• 121 traditional 6” quilt blocks
• Full-sized patterns for every block, plus instructions for assembling the quilt
• Start an Elm Creek Quilts club and feature a different block at each meeting