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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quilt \Quilt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Quilted; p. pr. & vb. n. Quilting.] 1. To stitch or sew together at frequent intervals, in order to confine in place the several layers of cloth and wadding of which a garment, comforter, etc., may be made; as, to quilt a coat. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To wad, as a garment, with warm soft material. [1913 Webster] 3. To stitch or sew in lines or patterns. [1913 Webster]