SLEEPING BEAR PRESS-F Is For Friendship: A Quilt Alphabet. The art of quilting has existed for many years and brought together communities and generations. Every quilt tells a story. F is for Friendship: A Quilt Alphabet examines the subject of quilting, tracing it's early history from a cave in Mongolia to the patchwork bedcoverings transported in overloaded wagons and today's exhibits in renowned museums. Readers young and old will gain a new appreciation for this ageless form of art. Hardcover: 32 pages. Author: Helen L. Wilbur. Illustrator: Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen. Imported.