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synonyms for needlework

  • crocheting
  • darning
  • embroidery
  • knitting
  • lace
  • quilting
  • sewing
  • stitchery
  • stitching
  • tatting
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How to use needlework in a sentence

"You used to carry your tobacco in a rubber pouch," said Edna, picking up the pouch and examining the needlework.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Her taste and skill in any little matter of needlework are quite extraordinary.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
She had been taught the mandoline by the nuns, who had also taught her needlework.
CASTELLINARIAHENRY FESTING JONES
Thereupon he rode off, arrived at his mother's house, and found her seated at her frame for needlework.
SOLOMON MAIMON: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.SOLOMON MAIMON
The English Cope of Cyon is another notable example of needlework from this time.
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
The articles in the Plain Needlework Competition are not to be washed before being sent in.
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
The Bat stood motionless for a long time regarding her, and she dropped her gaze to her needlework.
THE WAY OF AN INDIANFREDERIC REMINGTON
Perhaps Miss Dill is not too absorbed in her study of nature, as applied to needlework, to read out the newspaper.
BARRINGTONCHARLES JAMES LEVER
The older needlework is of exceptionally good character and shows great skill with the awl.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
In weaving, needlework of all kinds, bead-work, and feather-work the Indians show great taste.
THE MYTHS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIANSLEWIS SPENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO NEEDLEWORK

  • adornment
  • appliqué
  • arabesque
  • bargello
  • brocade
  • crewel
  • crochet
  • cross-stitch
  • decoration
  • lace
  • lacery
  • needlepoint
  • needlework
  • quilting
  • sampler
  • tapestry
  • tatting
  • tracery
  • backstitching
  • darning
  • dressmaking
  • embroidering
  • mending
  • needlecraft
  • needlework
  • seaming
  • stitchery
  • tailoring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.