Definition of Needlework. Meaning of Needlework. Synonyms of Needlework

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Definition of Needlework

Needlework
Needlework Nee"dle*work`, n. 1. Work executed with a needle; sewed work; sewing; embroidery; also, the business of a seamstress. 2. The combination of timber and plaster making the outside framework of some houses.

Meaning of Needlework from wikipedia

- Needlework is decorative sewing and textile arts handicrafts. Anything that uses a needle for construction can be called needlework. Needlework may include...
- A (needlework) sampler is a piece of embroidery or cross-stitching produced as a demonstration or a test of skill in needlework. It often includes the...
- Bargello is a type of needlepoint embroidery consisting of upright flat stitches laid in a mathematical pattern to create motifs. The name originates from...
- The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) is a hand embroidery school in the United Kingdom, founded in 1872 and based at Hampton Court Palace since 1987. ...
- Felled seam, or flat-fell seam, is a seam made by placing one edge inside a folded edge of fabric, then stitching the fold down. It includes a topstitched...
- The Oxburgh Hangings are needlework hangings that are held in Oxburgh Hall, made by Mary, Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick. The hangings were made between...
- Overcast stitch is one of several types of sewing stitches, this type being used to enclose a raw, or unfinished, seam or edge. The purpose is to prevent...
- Ply-split braiding is a technique where one twisted cord ("splitter") p****es through another twisted cord or cords splitting the plies of the latter cords...
- Art needlework was a type of surface embroidery po****r in the later nineteenth century under the influence of the Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts...
- Appliqué is ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or...