quilt·​ing | \ ˈkwil-tiŋ How to pronounce quilting (audio) \

Definition of quilting

1 : material that is quilted or used for making quilts
2 : the process of quilting

Examples of quilting in a Sentence

Her hobbies include knitting and quilting.
Recent Examples on the Web This piece also makes a beautiful gift, thanks to its many personalization options, from debossing to intricate trapunto (quilting). Kristin Corpuz, The Hollywood Reporter, 19 July 2022 It’s also even in more mundane ways, in cross-stitch, in crotchet and quilting, creating beauty literally from the scraps on the margins. Robin Rose Parker, Washington Post, 12 July 2022 There are also plenty of uniquely Amish experiences, like a buggy or carriage ride, a quilting bee or more. Claire Rafford, The Indianapolis Star, 23 June 2022 Covering it all, like icing on a cake, is a marshmallowy top of cotton quilting. Patricia Marx, The New Yorker, 20 June 2022 At the forefront of art quilting today is Bisa Butler. Shantay Robinson, Smithsonian Magazine, 6 June 2022 Her quilting partner, Carol Wilson, pulls from the other side. Andrea Ball, USA TODAY, 24 June 2022 Other programs offered include a quilting group, Mexican Train Dominoes, Bible Study, Bingo, Setback, Game Day and more. Hartford Courant, 21 June 2022 Learn about the complex art of quilting and view over 100 quilts on loan from private collections. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, 19 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of quilting

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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29 Jul 2022

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“Quilting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quilting. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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