43 episodes

Friendship Album, 1933 is a work of historical fiction that follows the lives of five women who form an improbable quilting circle in Depression-era Ohio. Written and read in its entirety by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon), this audiobook tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family.

The Quilt Fiction Podcast Frances O'Roark Dowell

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Friendship Album, 1933 is a work of historical fiction that follows the lives of five women who form an improbable quilting circle in Depression-era Ohio. Written and read in its entirety by award-winning author Frances O'Roark Dowell (Birds in the Air, Margaret Goes Modern, Dovey Coe, Shooting the Moon), this audiobook tells a heart-warming story of strangers brought together by quilting and made into family.

    Dresden Plate (Florence 1930): A Friendship Album Story

    Dresden Plate (Florence 1930): A Friendship Album Story

    In this special episode of the Quiltfiction Podcast, Florence Grangerfield searches for the Christmas spirit in a church soup kitchen.

    • 40 min
    Turkey in the Straw, Bess 1925: A Friendship Album Story

    Turkey in the Straw, Bess 1925: A Friendship Album Story

    "Turkey in the Straw: Bess, 1925 (A Friendship Album Story)" finds Bess Wilcox preparing for a simple Thanksgiving dinner when the guest list begins to grow exponentially. As a modern woman, she feels she should be able to handle preparing a feast for a large gathering of friends, family and neighbors all by herself. Her new housekeeper, Dorothy Johnson, has her doubts.

    • 44 min
    Picnic Basket, 1902 (A Friendship Album Story)

    Picnic Basket, 1902 (A Friendship Album Story)

    Eighteen-year-old Eula Jean Rhodes is widely regarded as one of the best quilters and cooks in her small farming community of Homerville, Ohio. While some wonder when Eula will marry, Eula wonders who would be interested — and she's not sure if she cares. Life at home with her rambunctious brothers, fun-loving sisters and understanding mother is comfortable and comforting. But when she meets Dan Baker, a farmer with an eye for quilts, she begins to wonder if she might be ready to make a home of her own.

    • 38 min
    Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 39

    Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 39

    In the final chapter of the novel, Emmeline is in for a big surprise at the quilt show.

    • 25 min
    Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 38

    Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 38

    Dorothy recalls a revealing conversation with Emmeline as she gets ready for guests.

    • 18 min
    Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 37

    Friendship Album, 1933: Episode 37

    Florence recalls the first time Arthur proposed and the couple ponders a potential future together.

    • 18 min

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