Set in the 1900’s, young Annie Wood is an immigrant girl who finds work as an upper house maid at Crompton Hall, who befriends coworkers Annie and her brother Iris. The three run away after another employee at the home is abusive to them. Annie lands a job at Macy’s selling patterns and notions and soon meets Sean Culver a salesman for Butterick Patterns. After Butterick finds out how talented she is, the company offers her a job designing couture patterns. Sean teaches Annie God will always be with her if she can learn to listen daily to what he tells her.