quilting bee

quilting bee

quilting bee ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a social gathering at which the participants make quilts.

Origin of quilting bee An Americanism dating back to 1825–35 Examples from the Web for quilting bee Historical Examples of quilting bee

  • The husking-bee and the quilting-bee afforded sources of much enjoyment.

    The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1, January 1886


  • One form of merry-making which was in high favor among the women of that day was the quilting-bee.


    Mary Addams Bayne

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