In Patchwork Promises by Amy Clipston, Colin Zook and his grandmother lose a family quilt that helped keep her dementia at bay. In A Common Thread by Kathleen Fuller, Susie Glick returns from a shopping trip with fabric for her quilting group. On the bus ride, Alex Lehman - her crush from three years ago - sits next to her. Just as they start dating, Alex tells Susie he has to leave. In Stitched Together by Shelley Shepard Gray, Rosie's joy is her yearly project for the Pinecraft Mennonite Quilt Sale. But with her life in disarray, everything comes to a head just before the sale.