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What is "Patchwork" - Definition & Explanation

Various colors or designs combined together in one design. May be print or yarn dye.
Patchwork is a form of needlework or craft that involves sewing together small pieces of fabric and stitching them together into a larger design, which is then usually quilted, or else tied together with pieces of yarn at regular intervals, a practice known as tying. Patchwork is traditionally 'pieced' by hand, but modern quiltmakers often use a sewing machine instead.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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