Word nerd alert! Why use a normal word when the $4 word will do. Protean is defined as: 1. readily assuming different forms or characters; extremely variable or 2. changeable in shape or form, as an amoeba or 3. a really cool quilt pattern that you should make right now. Lovely Liberty Lawns were paired with sparkly metallic Essex linen to create a pattern that wiggles and waves across the quilt. Protean finishes at 60" x 77", but can be easily adjusted up or down depending on your changing mood.