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Quilting can be traced back at least to the Middle Ages. The term usually means two layers of fabric sandwiching a thickish padding or interlining, all held together by lines of stitching. Patchwork is often associated with quilting and involves sewing together pieces of fabric into a larger design.

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You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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Patchwork for Beginners

Patchwork for Beginners

Have you ever yearned to express your creativity but don't know where to start? If so, Patchwork for Beginners is for you. This practical guide to cre…

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