Synonyms for quilting

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Embroidery may be added to the quilting, and this is often an improvement.

I am sure Mother will want my help with her quilting this afternoon.

It was drunk at every spinning-bee, quilting, or other gathering of women.

(b) Quilting, banding, practice for curves and square corners.

Among the few home occupations that have survived is quilting.

The interlining, if the quilting is to be close and elaborate, must be thin.

Skill and speed in quilting can be acquired only through much practice.

Their armor was imperfect, and more often of quilting than of mail.

At Tonneins, on the Garonne, they entered a house where a number of girls were quilting.

As soon as she had finished her work, she would take her seat by the quilting frame.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "mattress with soft lining," from Anglo-French quilte, Old French cuilte, coute "quilt, mattress" (12c.), from Latin culcita "mattress, bolster," of unknown origin. Sense of "thick outer bed covering" is first recorded 1590s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR QUILTING

embroidery

nounfancy stitching
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