Definitions for quilter

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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.

    Category: Clothing

  2. anything quilted or resembling a quilt.

    Category: Clothing

  3. (v.t.)to stitch together (two pieces of cloth and a soft interlining), usu. in an ornamental pattern.

    Category: Clothing

  4. to sew or stitch with patterns like those of quilts.

    Category: Clothing

  5. to pad or line with material.

    Category: Clothing

  6. (v.i.)to make quilts or quilted work.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of quilt:

1250–1300; ME quilte < OF cuilte < L culcita mattress, cushion



  1. quilter(Noun)

    A person whose hobby or profession is making quilts.

  2. quilter(Noun)

    A person who uses a hand or machine stitch to decorate a quilt, or to sew together the layers of a quilt.

  3. quilter(Noun)

    A person who performs the entire process of making a patchwork quilt, whether or not it is decorated with quilting stitches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quilter(noun)

    one who, or that which, quilts


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