Flin (Wynona Ryder) retreats to her grandmother’s house to “finish her thesis” after her live-in lover proposes. One by one, the members of grandma’s quilting circle impart their life lessons. Most stories are told by pairs of uncannily well-matched (ingenue & veteran) actresses. A feminist-lite treat with a lovely Coplanesque score. More on HOW TO MAKE AN AMERICAN QUILT.