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Durham quilt

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Definition of Durham quilt in English:

noun

A quilt made by sewing together a piece of fabric, an inner wad, and a lining, the stitches making decorative patterns.
Example sentences
  • The quilts made in this region are known as North Country quilts or (less precisely) as Durham quilts.
  • A surface pattern is often created through quilting as in Durham quilts and Greek and Italian quilts.
  • Strippy quilts typify the regional traditions of the 19th Century North of England, or Durham quilts.

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