patchwork quilt

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a quilt made by sewing patches of different materials together

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MUSEE D'ART MODERNE DE LA VILLE DE PARIS * October 17, 2014-February 22, 2015 * Curated by Anne Montfort and cecile Godefroy * Russian-born Sonia Delaimay-Terk traced her aesthetic breakthrough specifically to 1911, when she created a patchwork quilt for her infant son, "nowadays shown in art galleries as one of the first abstract paintings," she boasted in 1962.
I would sooner poke my eye out with a needle than learn how to make a patchwork quilt.
He added : 'We want to avoid a patchwork quilt of measures.
drunks, and yearn to sleep beneath a patchwork quilt of rum.
No donation is too small, and each contributes to a patchwork quilt of joy that settles upon area homes like new-fallen snow.
Jo Ping, from Llantwit Major, spent six years learning new skills, learning to paint, draw, create a patchwork quilt, use a computer, brush up on her maths and cook Italian food.
Burke said: "I believe the government has the opportunity to create jobs in the UK without sacrificing tax receipts by replacing the current patchwork quilt with a single tax, at a single rate.
He will say the changes forced on Mr Lansley's reforms will result in "a patchwork quilt of decisionmaking for years".
The AdAsia2011 Logo: The AdAsia2011 logo symbolizes rich multi-cultural motifs on textile from various regions in Asia, a seamless patchwork quilt, blending into one another to compliment the concept of fluidity yet togetherness, thus weaving in a new certainty in a dynamic visual language.
Social Fabric or Patchwork Quilt examines the evolution of social policy within Canada from Confederation to present day.
A national system of road pricing would be much better rather than a patchwork quilt of different zones and charges.
Vegetable plantations and chicken farms were destroyed by floods and the land looks from the air like a patchwork quilt of cocoa-colored lakes.
A source close to the club said: "The gardener did his best but the grass still looks like a patchwork quilt.
It brings firsthand knowledge of his life with the recognition of his incompleteness, and a patchwork quilt of a memoir that is most laudable in its attempt to explain his existence.
While each of the stories stands on its own, they meld together into a slightly ragged patchwork quilt that illustrates the life of students, actors, writers, and boardinghouse keepers at the beginning of Nazism in Berlin.