Thesaurus / embroidery
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This V shape was often open down to the waist, where it was filled in with a centre-piece of embroidery.
DRESS DESIGNTALBOT HUGHES
He sat down and looked at a bit of her embroidery, which lay uncovered beside her on the frame.
THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
She included chemistry and other sciences in her courses, and in addition to embroidery she had her girls taught bookkeeping.
MY OWN STORYEMMELINE PANKHURST
They will just buy that simple little Callot frock with the embroidery.
THE SUMMONSA.E.W. MASON
As Miss Newton idled over her embroidery he would lounge near her and make little jests about Hayes's age, size, and manners.
MITCHELHURST PLACE, VOL. I (OF 2)MARGARET VELEY
The discovery of 're-embroidery' was the result of this enforced expedient.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
It was on the evening when Elsa, the polyglot, had just completed her chef-d'ouvre of embroidery which still hangs upon the wall.
OUR SQUARE AND THE PEOPLE IN ITSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
Elinor sat by the fire with a piece of embroidery in her hand.
THE FIFTH OF NOVEMBERCHARLES S. BENTLEY
Finally she gave way to persuasion to the extent of sending the embroidery out to be bound and corded.
THE RIVERMANSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
They presented themselves at the Louvre, magnificently dressed in silk, velvet, and embroidery.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
WORDS RELATED TO EMBROIDERY
- figure of speech
- fish story
- flight of fancy
- tall story
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