- n. Plural form of embroidery.
“Talia Tokatly gave voice to girls and young women by incorporating in her embroideries the Hebrew words for “vessel” and “voice” as charged words in the discourse on femininity.”
“It is curious how in English embroideries there has always been a predilection on the part of the designers for interlacing stems, and for the inconsequent introduction of birds and beasts.”
“But Scotland sends not only specimens of these homely arts (which, however, it must be remembered, are the most permanent as supplying the needs of the many), but exhibits also dainty embroideries from the needles of her daughters in times past and present, for of late years several centers for embroidery-making have sprung up under the encouragement of wise and beneficent ladies.”
“The embroideries will be a type of sampler and I'll likely frame the set somehow.”
“By the kind courtesy of Mr.H. M. Flagler, our embroideries are the only articles admitted into the magnificent "Ponce de Leon" Hotel.”
“They had heard of course the main outline of the story with the kind of embroideries attached that were usual in those days of inaccurate reporting; but their guest was a Scotchman himself and had had the stories first-hand in some cases from those rendered homeless by the raid, who had fled to the Netherlands where he had met them.”
“Five entrepreneurs rotate each month showcasing their handmade products such as embroideries, pottery, mosaics, souvenirs and homemade foods.”
“The collection adapted the pink-and-purple-swirl heritage of Pucci and aped the famous Pucci prints with embroideries and beading or by overdying them so the colors are off-kilter.”
“The petals of these Dior roses are delicate fabrics with all the softness of satin while the stones with which they are set are the glorious embroideries embellishing them.”
“About the multitude of Athos stories, Graham Speake, in what remains the outstanding book on the peninsula "Mount Athos: Renewal in Paradise," 2002, recommends: "it seems to me preferable, as so often with Athonite oral tradition, to regard them as embroideries of a fundamental truth.”
Looking for tweets for embroideries.