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See definition of tatting on Dictionary.com
  • as inlace
  • as inneedlework
  • as inembroidery
  • as inintertwine/interweave
  • as inknot

synonyms for tatting

  • mesh
  • ornament
  • banding
  • border
  • crochet
  • edging
  • filigree
  • net
  • netting
  • openwork
  • tissue
  • trim
  • trimming
  • appliqué
  • threadwork
See also synonyms for: tattings
  • lace
  • sewing
  • embroidery
  • darning
  • crocheting
  • knitting
  • stitchery
  • quilting
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How to use tatting in a sentence

An opportunity given of looking on while one was embroidering, crocheting, or making tatting, and the process was her own.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 109, NOVEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
Not one of the tatting-and-tea kind, but an impressive, bustling old girl, with a double chin.
DAWN O'HARA, THE GIRL WHO LAUGHEDEDNA FERBER
We submit that a well-trained Preacheress should spend the summer vacation sitting on the hotel piazza busy with her "tatting."
DAYS IN THE OPENLATHAN A. CRANDALL
She was exceedingly industrious, and managed to get through quite a lot of tatting during her captivity.
TERRIBLY INTIMATE PORTRAITSNOL COWARD
The "tatting" craze was sweeping over the country then, everybody wore tatting and almost everybody made it.
LIFE ON THE STAGECLARA MORRIS
Adna had the theory that poetry went with tatting and china-painting as an athletic exercise.
WE CAN'T HAVE EVERYTHINGRUPERT HUGHES
He dropped in, bringing his tatting shuttle, and sat and made tatting as well as any woman.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
When I arose we both looked expectantly toward the Judge, but he never raised his eyes—just kept right on tatting.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
And Nancy was not forgotten, for Lottie had made her an apron, and May had made her a tatting collar.
KRISTY'S RAINY DAY PICNICOLIVE THORNE MILLER
But the hooks flew through Dan's fingers like tatting on an old maid's lap.
"CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS"RUDYARD KIPLING
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WORDS RELATED TO TATTING

  • adornment
  • appliqué
  • arabesque
  • bargello
  • brocade
  • crewel
  • crochet
  • cross-stitch
  • decoration
  • lace
  • lacery
  • needlepoint
  • needlework
  • quilting
  • sampler
  • tapestry
  • tatting
  • tracery
  • crocheting
  • darning
  • embroidery
  • knitting
  • lace
  • quilting
  • sewing
  • stitchery
  • tatting
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