embroidery

[n] - decorative needlework
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embroidery

Art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread. It includes broderie anglaise, gros point, and
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Embroidery

Em·broid'er·y noun ; plural Embroideries 1. Needlework used to enrich textile fabrics, leather, etc.; also, the art of embroidering. 2. Diversified ornaments, especially by contrasted figures and colors; variegated decoration. « Fields in spring's embroidery
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embroidery

fancywork noun decorative needlework
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Embroidery

• (n.) Diversified ornaments, especially by contrasted figures and colors; variegated decoration. • (n.) Needlework used to enrich textile fabrics, leather, etc.; also, the art of embroidering.
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embroidery

art of decorating material, primarily textile fabric, by means of a needle and thread (and sometimes fine wire). The basic techniques include crewel ... [6 related articles]
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Embroidery

Embroidery is the art of ornamenting woven fabric into designs in needle-work. Embroidery differs from tapestry in that the design is stitched on the top of a woven material, whereas in tapestry the design is woven into it.
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Embroidery

A delicate technique that creates a pattern on the top and sides of the cake using a series of straight and curved lines, dots and flower shapes resembling fine embroidery.
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Embroidery

Decorative designs sewn into fabric by hand or machine. Often includes beads or other embellishments.
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embroidery

embroidery, ornamental needlework applied to all varieties of fabrics and worked with many sorts of thread—linen, cotton, wool, silk, gold, and even hair. Decorative objects, such as shells, feathers, beads, and jewels, are often sewn to the embroidered piece. The Bayeux tapestry is among the ...
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embroidery

Art of decorating fabric with a needle and thread. It includes broderie anglaise, gros point, and petit point, all of which have been used for the decoration of costumes, gloves, book covers, furnishings, and church vestments
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Embroidery

[short story] `Embroidery` is a science fiction short story by author Ray Bradbury. This story was originally published in 1951 by Stadium Publishing Corp. It is included in the collection A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories (2005). ==Plot summary== The plot of `Embroidery` follows three women (who themselves are not described) as they att...
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Embroidery

Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. Embroidery is most often used on caps, hats, coats, blankets, dress shirts, denim, stockings, and golf shirts. Embroidery is available with a ...
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Embroidery

An embellishment of a fabric or garment in which colored threads are sewn on to the fabric to create a design. Embroidery may be done either by hand or machine.
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Embroidery

An embellishment of a fabric or garment in which colored threads are sewn on to the fabric to create a design. Embroidery may be done either by hand or machine.
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Embroidery

A handcraft of decorating fabric or a garment with embellishments of yarn or thread. Coloured threads are sewn onto the fabric to create a design and can include other materials such as metal, beads and sequins.
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EMBROIDERY

Fancy needlework or trimming using colored yarn, embroidery floss, cotton, silk, or metallic thread usually done by hand. Wash according to fabric.
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Embroidery

Fancy needlework or trimming consisting of colored yarn, embroidery floss, and soft cotton, silk or metallic thread. Although hand embroidery is still a widely practiced craft, most commercially produced embroidered clothes are made by machine.
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Embroidery

An embellishment of a fabric or garment in which colored threads are sewn on to the fabric to create a design. Embroidery may be done either by hand or machine.
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