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How to make an American quilt.

Whitney Otto

How to make an American quilt.

by Whitney Otto

  • 175 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Picador .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination179p.
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14993992M
ISBN 100330318861

Buy How to Make an American Quilt By Whitney Otto, in Good condition. Our cheap used books come with free delivery in the US. ISBN: ISBN Price: $ Get this from a library! How to make an American quilt. [Whitney Otto] -- Seven sets of quilting instructions tie together the stories of a weekly quilting circle in a California town.

  Finishing the quilt - How to Make an American Quilt - Duration: barlytone01 4, views. Daddy - Dermot Mulroney and Patricia Arquette - Part12 - Duration: Get this from a library! How to make an American quilt. [Whitney Otto; Judith Ivey] -- The art of quiltmaking becomes a metaphor for the realities of being a woman in America as the lives of seven women in a contemporary California quilting group are interweaved with seven sets of.

How to Make an American Quilt Whitney Otto, Author Ballantine Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Shutterbabes: Whitney Otto; OTHER BOOKS. How to Make an American Quilt. ()h 57minPG In this heartwarming story about listening to your heart, Winona Ryder stars as a grad student who discovers hope in the personal stories of the ladies of her grandmother's quilting circle. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 24 hours to finish once : Comedy.


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An extraordinary and moving novel, How to Make an American Quilt is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience. As they gather year after year, their stories, their wisdom, their lives, form the pattern from which all of us draw Cited by: In How to Make an American Quilt Whitney Otto interweaves the lives of several different women who live harmoniously in the quaint town of Grasse.

Otto alternates between story and instruction, integrating the steps of constructing a quilt and anecdotes told by her characters/5.

Whitney Otto is the bestselling author of How to Make an American Quilt (which was made into a feature film), Now You See Her, and The Passion Dream Book. A native of California, she lives in Portland, Oregon. HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT is a patchwork of lives that make up a quilting group.

The ladies all live in Grasse, California, a small town outside of Bakersfield. Whitney Otto wrote this short novel by interspersing chapters dedicated to quilting, in-between chapters dedicated to each of the quilters /5(46). An extraordinary and moving novel, How to Make an American Quilt is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience.

As they gather year after year, their stories, their wisdom, their lives, form the pattern from which all of us draw warmth and comfort for ourselves/5(16). How to Make an American Quilt [Whitney OTTO] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Start your hour free trial to unlock this How to Make an American Quilt study guide and get instant access to the following: You'll also get access to more t additional guides andHomework Help questions answered by our experts.

Summary. How To Make An American Quilt is the story of eight women living in the small mythical California town of Grasse who meet once a week to quilt. It is through quilting, an American art form, that they express themselves either artistically or narratively, as they stitch together a wedding quilt for the granddaughter of one of the members.

“You have to choose your combinations careful. The right choices will enhance your quilt. The wrong choices will dull the colors and hide their original beauty. There are no rules you can follow.

You have to go by instinct and you have to be brave.” “The truly terrible thing about this life, Cited by: "Remarkable An affirmation of the strength and power of individual lives, and the way they cannot help fitting together."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWAn extraordinay and moving reading experience, HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience.

As they gather year after year, their stories, their 3/5(10). The New York Times Book Review An extraordinary and moving novel, How to Make an American Quilt is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience.

As they gather year after year, their stories, their wisdom, their lives, form the pattern from which all of us draw warmth and comfort for : Whitney Otto. Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse. With Winona Ryder, Ellen Burstyn, Anne Bancroft, Kaelynn Craddick. Bride-to-be Finn Dodd hears tales of romance and sorrow from her elders as they construct a quilt/10(K).

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00 $ $ Whitney Otto is the bestselling author of How to Make an American Quilt (which was made into a feature film), Now You See Her, and The Passion Dream Book.A native of California, she lives with her husband and son in Portland, Oregon/5.

Above all, though, it is an affirmation of the strength and power of individual lives, and the way they cannot help fitting together."-- The New York Times Book Review An extraordinary and moving novel, How to Make an American Quilt is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience.

As they Cited by: Imaginative in concept and execution, Otto's remarkable first novel is designed with deliberate analogies to quilt-making; like the scraps of fabric that make up a quilt, a series of neat vignettes cu. HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT is a patchwork of lives that make up a quilting group.

The ladies all live in Grasse, California, a small town outside of Bakersfield. Whitney Otto wrote this short novel by interspersing chapters dedicated to quilting, in-between chapters dedicated to each of the quilters in /5(34). First-novelist Otto has created a study—intricately arranged and historically ambitious—of the lives of several women who are all part of a weekly quilting circle in a California town.

The Joy Luck Club comes at once to mind—a comparison apt at the start, although Otto's book tends to labor and grow thin past midpoint. The start is strong, even so, with the life stories, economically and.

Editions for How to Make an American Quilt: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published. The New York Times Book Review An extraordinary and moving novel, How to Make an American Quilt is an exploration of women of yesterday and today, who join together in a uniquely female experience.

As they gather year after year, their stories, their wisdom, their lives, form the pattern from which all of us draw warmth and comfort for ourselves. Eight women gather together over the years to piece together an extrarodinary quilt of their own imaginative devising.

And as they stitch, we listen to the stories they have to tell of their successes and failures, their lives and loves, their dreams, desires, and the surprise and sometimes joy of living.Find books like How to Make an American Quilt from the world’s largest community of readers.

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[Whitney Otto] -- With all of the appeal and the rich narrative drive of The Joy Luck Club, this marvelous novel's inventiveness and gripping universality are the st uff of which literary sensations are made. Otto.