Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of selvedge.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The selvedges are on the sides and do not need hemming.

    Home Living

  • Love the "cheeky" mix of selvedges in your spiderweb - it is looking good....

    spiderwebs have taken over my life

  • And you've had the same idea that I was brewing - using selvedges!

    spiderwebs have taken over my life

  • The textiles feature the natural selvedges, a characteristic rarely left as

    Napkin Nirvanna

  • The "ruflles" consists of the selvedges of the fabric.

    Kruseler and Hairdos, Part III

  • I always feel slightly guilty throwing away selvedges as it seems there ought to be something you could do with them (message to self: you do not need to start saving selvedges).

    Found them!

  • These towels are full of little errors, bad selvedges and those little things that show that I'm new to the craft.

    Time for Tea Towels - And She Knits Too!

  • I'm already curious as to how one makes one's selvedges look good.

    Time for Tea Towels - And She Knits Too!

  • I really, really, really hope that Alexander Henry or Michael Miller or SOMEBODY gets the hint here and does a fabric that's all selvage/selvedges as a boon to all of use who are too lazy to save ours ...

    October 2008

  • Prokofy, the footman, who was so strong that he could lift the back of the carriage from behind, sat plaiting slippers out of cloth selvedges.

    War and Peace

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.