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See definition of stitchery on Dictionary.com
  • as inneedlework
  • as insewing

synonyms for stitchery

  • crocheting
  • darning
  • embroidery
  • knitting
  • lace
  • quilting
  • sewing
  • stitching
  • tatting
  • tailoring
  • backstitching
  • darning
  • dressmaking
  • embroidering
  • mending
  • needlecraft
  • needlework
  • seaming
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How to use stitchery in a sentence

The smock, or shift, was a high garment with long sleeves, often embroidered with black stitchery.
CHAUCER FOR CHILDRENMRS. H. R. HAWEIS
In any case, work over stitchery is more durable than over loose padding such as cotton wool.
ART IN NEEDLEWORKLEWIS F. DAY
All that concerns them on this last-named account will be found in the section devoted to Stitchery.
SAMPLERS AND TAPESTRY EMBROIDERIESMARCUS BOURNE HUISH
We do not, nowadays, spend long hours bending over fine stitchery that is destined for no really useful purpose.
NEEDLEWORK ECONOMIESVARIOUS
The black silk outline stitchery or linen lasted well through the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
CHATS ON OLD LACE AND NEEDLEWORKEMILY LEIGH LOWES
Frequently the tiny little hands are larger than the heads, but the stitchery is exquisite.
CHATS ON OLD LACE AND NEEDLEWORKEMILY LEIGH LOWES
There was his mother's sweet pale face under the white coif, her busy fingers completing a last bit of stitchery for him.
MASTERS OF THE GUILDL. LAMPREY
This "Hedebo" needlework is the finest stitchery you can well imagine, wrought on home-spun linen with flaxen thread.
DENMARKM. PEARSON THOMSON
As well might the needlewoman go to the glazier to design her stitchery.
WINDOWS, A BOOK ABOUT STAINED & PAINTED GLASSLEWIS F. DAY
She glanced up at his angry face and went on with her stitchery in silence.
A PILGRIM MAIDMARION AMES TAGGART
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STITCHERY

  • crocheting
  • darning
  • embroidery
  • knitting
  • lace
  • quilting
  • sewing
  • stitchery
  • stitching
  • tatting
  • backstitching
  • darning
  • dressmaking
  • embroidering
  • mending
  • needlecraft
  • needlework
  • seaming
  • stitchery
  • tailoring
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.