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Definition: Quilt

A quilt is a type of bed covering crafted from two layers of fabric with plush padding in between, called batting. The bottom layer, or backing, is typically a single piece of fabric. The top layer can be constructed from one fabric piece or, in the case of a patchwork quilt, from many pieces of fabric in different colors and patterns.

The top and bottom layers are connected by decorative stitching, which often forms geometric patterns in the fabric. Called "tying," the stitching process passes through all three layers of the quilt, so that it holds together durably. Though you can buy quilts in stores, making quilts by hand is also a very popular hobby.


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drgethefbt drgethefbt 7 years
I still have tubs of fabric in case I get some free time between home schooling, housework, and working out of the house. Webmaster - how to pass a drug test
Laily Laily 9 years
*yay* I love quilts too!! Im really into modern quilts atm. I have grown up with my mother ,grandmother,aunt and many family friends who all made quilts reguarly . Though i thought they were yukky when i was younger i really love them now as they have so much effort and care put into them which imo shows in the final product :)
chancleta chancleta 9 years
i love love love them too! my mother in law made us the most beautiful quilt as part of our wedding present! i'm so lucky!
MamaD MamaD 9 years
I love love love quilts!!! They'll keep you warm in the winter and cool in the summer!!! I have about 7 quilts and I'm always looking for more!!
cupcake_85 cupcake_85 9 years
i love quilts so much. just wish i had the time to make one
libs1dlab libs1dlab 9 years
I love quilts and used to quilt BC (before children). I still have tubs of fabric in case I get some "free time" between home schooling, housework, and working out of the house. HA! Like that will happen.
jen22 jen22 9 years
I love quilts, they even make nice art pieces sometimes. :)
kateisfab kateisfab 9 years
Oh my gosh! I LOVE quilts! To see some cool modern quilts check out: Beautiful!
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