The Quilt Books, 2-15-2017

The books “Quilts – The Last Exhibit” have arrived. This is a collaborative of photos taken the day of the Fire and some after the fire, and the quilter’s stories. This community keeps on giving.


All profits from the sale of this book go to KAA Re-Building Fund. The First Edition consists of 50 books, and they have all been spoken for. They are $35 each, and you can Pre-Order for Second Edition. See below.

To see inside the book  CLICK HERE.

On Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 Take Root Cafe hosted the Book Opening Gig where most of the Pre-Ordered books were picked up.

These images following are © Leann Falkenstine, and I thank her abundantly.


photo © Leann Falkenstine

We (mostly the Quilters who had quilts in The Last Exhibit) gathered around and signed each other’s books.


photo © Leann Falkenstine

This is a little piece of quilt from one of the heirloom quilts is what will be given to the daughter with a book, instead of the quilt!


photo © Leann Falkenstine

Andi O’brien, President of the Hands Of Friendship Quilt Guild, shows her book.


photo © Leann Falkenstine

We thank The Kirksville Daily Express newspaper for having Jason come to see the festivities.


photo © Leann Falkenstine

Here Jana Russon presents a SPONSORED book to the Adair County Public Library. The way this works is, Barb and Dale Stone purchased a copy for $35, profits going to KAA, then they gave it back to be placed in a VENUE where folks can read and enjoy it without purchase. We thank our Sponsors.


photo © Leann Falkenstine

Jana Russon, who compiled the book with stories and pictures from the quilters is showing a copy of “Quilts – The Last Exhibit” to Leann, who took the pictures on this post.

Thank you, Leann.

We are working on the Second Edition now, with a few changes and added stories. If you want to Pre-Order one, they are $35.00, all proceeds to KAA.



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