Definitions

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  • noun sewing A form of embroidery done in red thread rather than black.

Etymologies

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red +‎ work

Examples

  • I finished one of my redwork tea towels and I like her.

    RED - work - woodpeckers - diapers...

  • For more history on redwork embroidery, click here, and if you'd like to know more about Turkey Red, click here.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • For more history on redwork embroidery, click here, and if you'd like to know more about Turkey Red, click here.

    Redwork stitches....

  • I finished one of my redwork tea towels and I like her.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • I like to use the DMC Perle Cotton red #321 in size 8 for my redwork, and it doesn't have any manure odor or rancid oil flavor.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • I like to use the DMC Perle Cotton red #321 in size 8 for my redwork, and it doesn't have any manure odor or rancid oil flavor.

    Redwork stitches....

  • It's got a nice feel and texture, it's shiny, it is non-divisible, doesn't tangle like regular embroidery floss and you'll have enough on a spool 95 yards! for several redwork pieces.

    Simple Things....

  • Did you know that beginning in the 1880s women had been willing to pay extra for Turkey Red thread for redwork embroidery because unlike most colors, it was colorfast?

    Redwork stitches....

  • Did you know that beginning in the 1880s women had been willing to pay extra for Turkey Red thread for redwork embroidery because unlike most colors, it was colorfast?

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • My other triggers would have to be: certain dolls right now its American Girl, Sunshine Family & Kewpie dolls; redwork embroidery; lotions and skin care.

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