A quilt with a top layer made of small pieces of cloth in different designs, colors, or textures sewn together: historic patchwork quilts from York Castle Museum figurative pictures from the air present a patchwork quilt of differing environments
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- Like a hand-woven carpet or patchwork quilt, even its imperfections would ennoble it.
- The quilters have spent many hours making colourful patchwork quilts for the hospital ward, only to learn at the last minute that they cannot be used.
- Cutting, pasting, and inserting material into the curricula has left us with a patchwork quilt of educational experiences.
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