Cox has been quilting for 20 years and her latest book is The Quilter's Catalog: A Comprehensive Resource Guide.
His wife reportedly told members of her quilting club that she, too, was carrying a pistol.
She deals in the private transactions of the sewing circle, the quilting party, with all the arcana of the fair sex.
It was drunk at every spinning-bee, quilting, or other gathering of women.
In-doors it was the same, and quilting bees and huskings and spinning bees made work and play shade into each other.
(b) quilting, banding, practice for curves and square corners.
In earlier days the quilting frame could be found in every home, its simple construction making this possible.
Among the few home occupations that have survived is quilting.
The beauty of the quilt depends upon the design drawn for the quilting and the fine stitches with which the quilting is done.
The interlining, if the quilting is to be close and elaborate, must be thin.
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.