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Definition of Quilt


  1. Anything that is quilted; esp., a quilted bed cover, or a skirt worn by women; any cover or garment made by putting wool, cotton, etc., between two cloths and stitching them together; also, any outer bed cover.
  2. To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order to confine in place the several layers of cloth and wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made; as, to quilt a coat.
  3. To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material.
  4. To stitch or sew in lines or patterns.

Quilt Quotations

Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.
Phylicia Rashad

Use a make-up table with everything close at hand and don't rush; otherwise you'll look like a patchwork quilt.
Lucille Ball

While we may be of different faiths, we have a strong sense of faith, family, community. We hold the values of freedom and human rights very high and I think that those are all a part of a very strong quilt that binds us together.
Bob Menendez

I like to do interior design, I love to quilt, I love to see different colors together, and I love to match things up.
Mary J. Blige

The radical right is so homophobic that they're blaming global warming on the AIDS quilt.
Dennis Miller
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Quilt Translations

quilt in Dutch is stikken
quilt in German is wattieren, Steppdecke
quilt in Hungarian is vattapaplan, paplan
quilt in Norwegian is lappeteppe, vatteppe
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