Patchwork or “pieced work” is a form of needlework that involves sewing together pieces of fabric into a larger design. The larger design is usually based on repeat patterns built up with different fabric shapes (which can be different colors). These shapes are carefully measured and cut, basic geometric shapes making them easy to piece together. Precise joining by the most part with a quarter inch foot makes for a patchwork that lies flat without puckers. (Wikipedia).
This technique was born in an age long and it comes from common sense: from the same principle were born terrazzo tiles floor, an industrial product born after the invention of Portland cement as a binder, an essential component to combine residues from processing of the precious marble in forms of different sizes.
As with delicious dishes, sausages and drinks often what comes from knowing “how to arrange” in time acquires a value that goes beyond the mere economic aspect, it is full of tradition, explains the context in which it was born and popular culture much more than many other witnesses of the past.
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