How to Make an American Quilt
How to Make an American Quilt (1995)

This tender female-bonding film compares the making of a quilt to Life, as a group of women at a quilting bee instruct a nervous bride with lessons from the patchwork of their own lives. Finn Dodd has returned to her Northern California… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 23, 1999
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55%
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64%



Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

Despite its hard-sell coming attraction and pot-smoking granny singing rock oldies, How to Make an American Quilt turns out to be a wealth of old-style Hollywood magic.

Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The stories are uninvolving, often too brief, and they quickly grow tiresome and repetitive.

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Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

Rollicking, soap-like tale of women's love lives.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Also known as, 'How to Make an American Critic Doze Off."

Karina Montgomery
Cinerina

winona spoils the lovely vignettes

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Commends the value of women sharing their stories and secrets across generational lines.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I watched this years ago and can remember being quite disappointed with it. Enough time has now gone by that I felt like a re-watch. Has it improved with age?… More
xGary Xx
A sewing circle muses about life and love. Now THAT's what I call entertainment...
Candy Rose
Winona visits her grandmonther and joins her sewing circle and learns about their relationships. Touching movie.
Leigh Ryan
It wasn't too bad.
jay nixon
great actresses but it misses being being great by being too diffuse and ends up unsatisfying
John Ballantine
Oh Lord. Overly sentimental rubbish. Please keep me away from films like this.