something made up of an incongruous variety of pieces or parts; hodgepodge: a patchwork of verse forms.
made of pieces of cloth or leather of various colors or shapes
sewed together, used especially for covering quilts, cushions, etc.
resembling a patchwork, especially in being makeshift, irregular, or improvised: a patchwork policy of dispensing foreign aid.
verb (used with object) 4.
to make as patchwork: She specializes in patchworking skirts.
to assemble or connect in making patchwork: to patchwork neckties into bedspreads.
1. medley, jumble, mélange.