from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Needlework; sewing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. fine work done by stitching
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Needlework; -- in contempt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Needlework; in modern times, the labor or drudgery of sewing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. needlework on which you are working with needle and thread
I have 16 different versions of that collection, with my favorite being the Donna Green illustrated book (my first one, from my Grandparents when I was 10) and my most interesting being a selection of the poetry done in stitchery.
Let your intuition guide you and allow it to emerge from the stitchery.
Edie took the abstract-shaped piece of stitchery, examined it, and turned it over in her hands a few times.
“A fine job of stitchery,” she commented with a brief smile.
Beautifully installed along a winding corridor, as though but recently resurrected from their packing crates, these eye-popping exemplars of stitchery and design are at one level a sheer aesthetic pleasure for the eye, on the other a social and economic history of Europe in its heyday.
"I always wanted to be an airplane mechanic, but I never got to go to school," says Sakis, owner of SK, the neighborhood's only sewing machine fix-it shop and supplier of stitchery supplies like foot pedals, feed dogs and throat plates.
Last fall, Laura Benetti spent four weeks in rural India, helping women examine stitchery and figure out prices for garments to be sold in local markets.
Also, well made, well designed clothing of good quality fabric, stitchery and manufacture will last for years if looked after!!
Apparently an avid gardener, she brings her hands-on experience of nature to her stitchery.
NEEDLEART 2010 Embroidery, ribbon work and other stitchery fill the rooms of Montpelier Mansion in the 15th annual show sponsored by Stitching Pretty of Laurel.