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quilt

 (kwĭlt)
n.
1. A coverlet or blanket made of two layers of fabric with a layer of cotton, wool, feathers, or down in between, all stitched firmly together, usually in a decorative design.
2. A thick protective cover similar to or suggestive of a quilt.
v. quilt·ed, quilt·ing, quilts
v.tr.
1. To make into a quilt by stitching (layers of fabric) together.
2. To construct like a quilt: quilt a skirt.
3. To pad and stitch ornamentally.
v.intr.
1. To make a quilt.
2. To do quilted work.

[Middle English quilte, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin culcita, mattress.]

quilt′er n.
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quilt

(kwɪlt)
n
1. a thick warm cover for a bed, consisting of a soft filling sewn between two layers of material, usually with crisscross seams
2. a bedspread or counterpane
3. anything quilted or resembling a quilt
vb (tr)
4. (Knitting & Sewing) to stitch together (two pieces of fabric) with (a thick padding or lining) between them: to quilt cotton and wool.
5. (Knitting & Sewing) to create (a garment, covering, etc) in this way
6. (Knitting & Sewing) to pad with material
7. informal Austral to strike; clout
[C13: from Old French coilte mattress, from Latin culcita stuffed item of bedding]
ˈquilter n
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quilt

(kwɪlt)

n.
1. a coverlet for a bed, made of two layers of fabric with some soft substance between them and stitched in patterns through all thicknesses to prevent the filling from shifting.
2. anything quilted or resembling a quilt.
v.t.
3. to stitch together (two pieces of cloth and a soft interlining), usu. in an ornamental pattern.
4. to sew or stitch with patterns like those of quilts.
5. to pad or line with material.
v.i.
6. to make quilts or quilted work.
[1250–1300; Middle English quilte < Old French cuilte < Latin culcita mattress, cushion]
quilt′er, n.
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quilt


Past participle: quilted
Gerund: quilting

Imperative
quilt
quilt
Present
I quilt
you quilt
he/she/it quilts
we quilt
you quilt
they quilt
Preterite
I quilted
you quilted
he/she/it quilted
we quilted
you quilted
they quilted
Present Continuous
I am quilting
you are quilting
he/she/it is quilting
we are quilting
you are quilting
they are quilting
Present Perfect
I have quilted
you have quilted
he/she/it has quilted
we have quilted
you have quilted
they have quilted
Past Continuous
I was quilting
you were quilting
he/she/it was quilting
we were quilting
you were quilting
they were quilting
Past Perfect
I had quilted
you had quilted
he/she/it had quilted
we had quilted
you had quilted
they had quilted
Future
I will quilt
you will quilt
he/she/it will quilt
we will quilt
you will quilt
they will quilt
Future Perfect
I will have quilted
you will have quilted
he/she/it will have quilted
we will have quilted
you will have quilted
they will have quilted
Future Continuous
I will be quilting
you will be quilting
he/she/it will be quilting
we will be quilting
you will be quilting
they will be quilting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been quilting
you have been quilting
he/she/it has been quilting
we have been quilting
you have been quilting
they have been quilting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been quilting
you will have been quilting
he/she/it will have been quilting
we will have been quilting
you will have been quilting
they will have been quilting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been quilting
you had been quilting
he/she/it had been quilting
we had been quilting
you had been quilting
they had been quilting
Conditional
I would quilt
you would quilt
he/she/it would quilt
we would quilt
you would quilt
they would quilt
Past Conditional
I would have quilted
you would have quilted
he/she/it would have quilted
we would have quilted
you would have quilted
they would have quilted
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quilt - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched togetherquilt - bedding made of two layers of cloth filled with stuffing and stitched together
bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding - coverings that are used on a bed
continental quilt, duvet, eiderdown - a soft quilt usually filled with the down of the eider
patchwork quilt, patchwork - a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together
Verb1.quilt - stitch or sew together; "quilt the skirt"
conjoin, join - make contact or come together; "The two roads join here"
2.quilt - create by stitching together
tailor-make, sew, tailor - create (clothes) with cloth; "Can the seamstress sew me a suit by next week?"
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quilt

noun bedspread, duvet, comforter (U.S.), downie (informal), coverlet, eiderdown, counterpane, doona (Austral.), continental quilt an old patchwork quilt
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Translations
لِحافلـِحَاف
dekaprošívaná přikrývka
vattæppe
sängynpeittotäkkitopata
poplun
vatteraî rúmteppi
キルト
누비이불
daigstyta antklodėdaigstytas
dūnu segapēlisvatēta sega
odeja
poplun
täcke
ผ้าบุคลุมเตียง
chăn chần bông

quilt

[kwɪlt]
A. Nedredón m (Brit) (also continental quilt) → edredón m (nórdico)
B. VTacolchar
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quilt

[ˈkwɪlt] n
(= decorative cover) → édredon m
(= duvet) (also continental quilt) → couette f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

quilt

n (= continental quilt)Steppdecke f; (unstitched) → Federbett nt; (= bedspread)Bettdecke f
vtabsteppen; (with padding) → wattieren; quilted jacketSteppjacke f
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quilt

[kwɪlt]
1. n (traditional) → trapunta; (continental quilt) → piumino
2. vttrapuntare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

quilt

(kwilt) noun
a bedcover filled with down, feathers etc.
ˈquilted adjective
made of two layers of material (often decoratively) stitched together with padding between them. a quilted jacket.
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quilt

لـِحَاف deka vattæppe Steppdecke πάπλωμα edredón sängynpeitto édredon poplun trapunta キルト 누비이불 sprei vattert sengeteppe kołdra acolchoado, edredão стеганое одеяло täcke ผ้าบุคลุมเตียง yorgan chăn chần bông 棉被
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She then progressed through traditional quilt-making and later experimented with various art quilt techniques and styles.
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The result is an art quilt show titled "Stitching It: My Way," now open at the Emerald Art Center in Springfield.
Carole Harris is a fiber artist, working primarily in the art quilt medium.
Susan Stanley assigns Lamb's work--which is only now gaining a widespread appreciation for its imagination, beauty, and imagery--to its deserved place within the Studio Art Quilt movement of the 1990s and 2000s.
Contemporary art quilters--through such organizations as the Studio Art Quilt Associates--produce quilts whose original designs demonstrate attention to form, line, and composition.
The most recent show, "Piecing Together A Changing Planet," showcases 26 art quilts from 22 members of the renowned Studio Art Quilt Associates, all expressing a response to climate change.
"The Lost Heroes Art Quilt," a gift to the nation honoring America's fallen heroes in Iraq and Afghanistan, has been on national tour since December 2009 when it was unveiled in Washington, DC.
6 Million African American Quilters: Survey, Sites, and a Half?Dozen Art Quilt Blocks" is a book filled with quilting ideas for African American quilters who want to play homage to their heritage and family with this wide assortment of ideas.
The Southern New Hampshire Quilt Festival will also display the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative.
If you are making an art quilt or wall hanging, you might want a product that keeps the cut edges very crisp.