One quilt expert weighed his opinions about the installation.
With this flurry of sewing and stuffing, perhaps the 2012 candidates will now know to pursue the quilt vote.
When my mother threatened to give away my baby clothes, I cut them up and made my sister a quilt for her birthday.
c.1300, "mattress with soft lining," from Anglo-French quilte, Old French cuilte, coute "quilt, mattress" (12c.), from Latin culcita "mattress, bolster," of unknown origin. Sense of "thick outer bed covering" is first recorded 1590s.