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These definitions are from the Random House Dictionary: AESTHETIC: pertaining to a sense of the beautiful; having a sense of the beautiful characterized
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One Piece at a Time
My grandmother and several friends got together weekly, when their busy lives allowed, to piece and stitch, and to trade fabrics, stories, and political views. Their output was about two and-a-half quilts a year, so each woman brought home a finished quilt