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Helping a community come together to set the story straight - for the first time ever, their story, their chosen images in a photo book
88 backers pledged $29,638 to help bring this project to life.
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    1 Postcard of a community-selected image

    A handwritten update of the project mailed from Mt. Hope, Ohio and our sincere thanks for your support!

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    2017 PROJECT HOFFNUNG calendar

    The 2017 PROJECT HOFFNUNG color calendar is a 26 page, 12 x 9 " format with a 100 lb. Platinum Silk cover and Twin Loop binding that features community-selected images.

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    The Photo Book

    The Photo Book

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    Button Basket

    8 x 8 x 4” button basket

    Button basket handcrafted by a Schwartzentruber family in the Amish community that has a long legacy in basket weaving. We spent private, quiet moments with the family learning about basket weaving, and Talitha captured images of this time-honored craft that is passed down from generation to generation.

    Accent color choices - all natural, navy, hunter green, burgundy, black. (We will honor accent color choices whenever possible.)

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    Tall Basket with Handle

    10 x 5 x 13” Tall Basket with Handle (holds 2 bottles of your favorite grape)

    Basket handcrafted by a Schwartzentruber family in the Amish community with a long legacy in basket weaving. We spent private, quiet moments with the family learning about basket weaving, and Talitha captured images of this time-honored craft that is passed down from generation to generation.

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    Lazy Susan Basket

    Lazy Susan basket handcrafted by a Schwartzentruber family in the Amish community with a long legacy in basket weaving. We spent private, quiet moments with the family learning about basket weaving, and Talitha captured images of this time-honored craft that is passed down from generation to generation.

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    "Getting Ready" 12x18" print + Book

    Limited edition (numbered) 12 x 18" signed and numbered print of "Getting Ready"

    A book and your name on the contributors’ page of the book. Print signed by Talitha Tarro.

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    "The Bishops Study" 12x18" print + Book

    Limited edition (numbered) 12 x 18" signed and numbered print of "The Bishop's Study"

    A book and your name on the contributors’ page of the book. Print signed by TalithaTarro.

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    "Cows" 12 x 18" print + Book

    Limited edition (numbered) 12 x 18" signed and numbered print of "Cows"

    A book and your name on the contributors’ page of the book. Print signed by Talitha Tarro.

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    "The Ferrier" 12 x 18" print + Book

    Limited edition (numbered) 12 x 18" signed and numbered print of "The Ferrier"

    A book and your name on the contributors’ page of the book. Print signed by Talitha Tarro.

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    4 Pack of Prints + Book

    Limited edition (numbered) 12 x 18" signed and numbered prints of "The Ferrier", "Cows", "The Bishop's Study" & "Getting Ready".

    A book and your name on the contributors’ page of the book. Prints signed by Talitha Tarro.

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    Quilt (Standard, Queen or King)

    We were invited into the homes of community member quilt makers for us to learn about, observe and for Talitha to capture images of the techniques and exquisite needlework that have made Amish quilts famous throughout the world.

    Quilt hand quilted by community member seamstress and quilt maker. Pick one of three quilt designs shown customized in your size and color pallet: Captain's Star, Star Spin or Chrysalis Star.

    A book and your name on the contributor’s page of the book.

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    Cultural Immersion for 2 + book

    Three days and two night’s cultural immersion trip to the worlds’ largest settlement in Holmes County, Ohio to explore the past, present and future of the Amish, Mennonite and Plain Communities.

    You and a guest will stay with a local community family in their home. This immersion is a blend of structured (guided activities) and unstructured (on your own) discovery time to explore the culture, country side, cuisine and the people. (Does not include airfare)

    A book and your name on the contributors’ page of the book

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    CHAMPION ADVOCATE PACKAGE

    The Ultimate Backer Package!

    Postcard with a handwritten update of the project mailed from Mt. Hope, Ohio

    The 2017 PROJECT HOFFNUNG color calendar, with community-selected images

    Choice of any Kickstarter basket handcrafted by our community Amish family who shared the craft and legacy in basket weaving

    All 4 Limited edition (numbered) 12 x 18" : "Getting Ready", "The Bishop's Office", "Cows" and "The Ferrier" signed by Talitha Tarro

    Choice of any Kickstarter quilt hand quilted by our community member seamstress and quilt maker

    Cultural Immersion for 2: Three days and two night’s cultural immersion trip to the world's largest settlement in Holmes County, Ohio to explore the past, present and future of the Amish, Mennonite and Plain communities with us. (Does not include airfare)

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    The Photo Book - Early Bird Deal!

    Early Bird savings on The Photo Book

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