Maidens of the first families were selected to embroider the sacred peplus.
I learnt to sing rondeaux and to embroider handkerchiefs for my mother.
They agreed to embroider a pair of slippers for her—to do the work themselves.
The girls used to sit about indoors and embroider—oh, everlastingly!
You see at home, when I get my work done, I knit or crochet or embroider.
We'll eat our luncheon, and then you can embroider and I'll read to you some more.
I wish you would, dear, and embroider an altar cloth while you are here.
She could crochet and she could embroider, so these helped a bit.
Others will embroider scarfs for you; 'tis I, the servant, who will care for them.
The most beautiful is to embroider in silk or mercerized cotton.