Aurora: An American Experience in Quilt, Community, and Craft

(Hardback - Dec 2008)
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"A fantastic journey. A remarkable commitment. And a simple faith."
Wrap yourself in a riveting American tale told in beautiful stitches and craft
Master storyteller Jane Kirkpatrick extols the beautiful treasures, unknown to a wider public, rediscovered in the Old Aurora Colony of Oregon's lush Willamette Valley. The people and legacy of""Aurora, a utopian community founded in the mid-1800s, will stir your imagination, hopes, and dreams; and remind you that every life matters-every daily task, love, aspiration, and endeavor.
"Unique and treasured quilt pattern variations
"More than 100 photographs (many never-before published) from 1850 to today
"Cherished stories from Aurora descendants
"Discoveries of fine crafts from the Colony and private collections
"With an introduction by renowned American Artist John Houser
Aurora" is about the difference every ordinary life can make-and a beautiful celebration of a time and place in which people expressed their most cherished beliefs through the work of their imagination and hands.


  • SKU: 9781400074280
  • SKU10: 1400074282
  • Title: Aurora: An American Experience in Quilt, Community, and Craft
  • Publisher: Waterbrook Press
  • Release Date: Dec 16, 2008
  • Pages: 147
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Weight lbs: 1.41
  • Dimensions: 8.20" L x 9.08" W x 0.65" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Price on Product, Price on Product - Canadian, Index, Illustrated, Bibliography
  • Themes: Geographic Orientation | Oregon; Cultural Region | Pacific Northwest; Cultural Region | Western U.S.; Chronological Period | 19th Century;
  • Awards: 2009 WILLA Literary Award (Finalist - Creative Nonfiction)
  • Category: SPIRITUALITY
  • Subject: Christian Life - Inspirational