Sarah Richmond lost her first two fiancés and determines never to love again. She’s requilted her first wedding ring quilt by appliquéing over top of it. Sarah has entered it in the Michigan State Fair, 1889, in Lansing, Michigan, where she’ll also be working.
Grant Bentley has come to the State Fair to raise funds to save his engineering business by offering balloon rides. Sarah mistakes him for a grounds worker, when she sees him in his State Fair attire. When she learns his real business there, will their fledgling romance fail? Or will Grant, change her mind about loving again?