Definition of Quilting bee

1. Noun. A gathering to make quilts.

Generic synonyms: Bee



Definition of Quilting bee

1. Noun. A social event in which people get together to make a quilt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quilting Bee

quillworks
quillwort
quillwort family
quillworts
quilly
quilombo
quilombos
quilt
quilt show
quilted
quilted bedspread
quilted suture
quilter
quilters
quilting
quilting bee (current term)
quiltings
quiltlike
quiltmaker
quiltmakers
quiltmaking
quilts
quilty
quimp
quimps
quims
quin
quin-
quin-2

Literary usage of Quilting bee

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1. Brimstone Bargains in the Marriage Market =: Or, the Traffic in Sex by F. G. Tyrrell (1904)
"THE quilting bee TWO GIRLS POLITE STRANGERS DULL COMPANY THE NEW WOMAN—TWO LETTERS ... THE quilting bee. "I tell you it all depends on how a girl marries, ..."

2. Twenty-seven Years in Canada West: Or, The Experience of an Early Settler by Samuel Strickland (1853)
"The quilting bee usually concludes with a regular evening party. The young people have a dance. The old ones look on. After supper, the youthful visitors ..."

3. "Dame Curtsey's" book of party pastimes for the up-to-date hostess by Ellye Howell Glover (1912)
"quilting bee. IV. Apple-paring Bee. V. Singing Bee. ... For the "quilting bee" have a real frame with cheese-cloth comforter in, the boys being obliged to ..."

4. History of McDonough County, Illinois: Its Cities, Towns and Villages, with by S. J. Clarke (1878)
"Among the more general forms ot amusements was the "quilting bee," the ... Quilting-bee," as its name indicates, was where the industrious qualities of that ..."

5. The History of the County of Brant, Ontario: Containing a History of the by J.H. Beers & Co (1883)
"By degrees bits of store-purchased finery appeared at the Sabbath meeting, at the quilting bee, or the apple-paring. The mysteries of the quilting bee were ..."

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