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Thread: How To Make An American Quilt... Quilt Pattern?

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    With the search on another thread about a quilt in a movie, I've been wondering... again, if anyone had any idea if a pattern or photos of the quilt in the Winona Rider film "How to Make An American Quilt" were available.

    I absolutely love this film and this quilt and would love to (eventually) make a quilt like this. Also, would like to know a bit of it's background.... how big is it, what backing did they use, is it made by a quilting guild etc...

    Anyone got any information?
    Joanne

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    Here's a link to a book with the patterns. One catch...it's outof stock at Amazon. Maybe you can find it elsewhere!!

    http://www.amazon.com/Patty-McCormic.../dp/1571200126

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    Thank you for the link and info :D:D:D

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    Quote Originally Posted by jljack
    One catch...it's outof stock at Amazon. Maybe you can find it elsewhere!!
    I noticed it's available used. I've bought several used books from Amazon and been very satisfied. I figure it's no different from using a library book and you can usually choose from good/slightly used/like new quality.

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    Thanks!! I didn't notice there were used ones out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jljack
    Here's a link to a book with the patterns. One catch...it's outof stock at Amazon. Maybe you can find it elsewhere!!

    http://www.amazon.com/Patty-McCormic.../dp/1571200126
    Thank you so much. The information and link are very much appreciated.
    Now I know what book I'm looking for, I'll go hunting being as it's out of stock at amazon, but I'm definitely going to have this book as soon as possible. It looks a really interesting read.

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    well it was big enough for her to let it drag on the ground while walking with it around her shoulders. i do remember that.

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    http://www.betterworldbooks.com/Patt...571200126.aspx

    they list one new, one used through their Marketplace.

    If you order more than $35 at Betterworld, use this code to save $5

    BMK3773

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    don't know where to get it, but I did see the quilt in person at my LQS about 10 years ago...maybe even longer, can't remember for sure. It was huge!!

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