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Definition of "quilting" []

  • The process of doing quilted work. (noun)
  • Material used to make quilts. (noun)
  • Material that has been quilted. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quilting" in a sentence
  • "While it may not enjoy the most glamorous of reputations, quilting is making a comeback: in 2010 the V&A will launch one of the finest quilting exhibitions in the world and introduce a brand new audience to the craft."
  • "The fill-in quilting was fairly random, using some similar shapes to the coloured quilting and otherwise, just loose rectangly shapes."
  • "Pinning the quilt together for quilting is the least fun project, but if I have a day to myself where there are no kids around and no errands, I can lay it out on the floor and pin it in small bits between other sewing, and it won't be quite so boring."