embroidery stitch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n embroidery stitch a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather
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Usage

In literature:

Helen meanwhile stitched at her embroidery and thought over the things they had said.
"The Voyage Out" by Virginia Woolf
By afternoon, Emma McChesney was showing the newest embroidery stitch to the slow but docile Senora Pages.
"Emma McChesney & Co." by Edna Ferber
Look at that embroidery; there is not a stitch there which I did not set with dreadful thoughts.
"Juana" by Honore de Balzac
She took her embroidery, but as she drew her stitches she still watched Gouraud's play.
"Pierrette" by Honore de Balzac
Life is like that, Myrtle, one stitch at a time, taken patiently, and the pattern will come out all right like the embroidery.
"The Guardian Angel" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Finally, Madame Deberle resumed her embroidery, making perhaps two stitches in a minute.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
The embroidery is worked in satin stitch with gold and silver braid, silk and cord of the same material.
"Beeton's Book of Needlework" by Isabella Beeton
Much of the embroidery is raised, and wrought in the stitch known as Opus Anglicanum.
"Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages" by Julia De Wolf Addison
Mrs. Hollingford and I held some embroidery in our hands, but my fingers trembled so that the stitches went all wrong.
"The Late Miss Hollingford" by Rosa Mulholland
The stitch we have just described is most effective in conjunction with other kinds of embroidery, as illustrated in fig.
"Encyclopedia of Needlework" by Thérèse de Dillmont
Flower-laden apple branches against the sky were lightly sketched in embroidery stitches, like the daisies.
"The Development of Embroidery in America" by Candace Wheeler
The embroidery is of chain stitch with white, yellow, green, and red silks.
"Quilts" by Marie D. Webster
We have now named the principal stitches used in hand embroidery, whether to be executed in crewel or silk.
"Handbook of Embroidery" by L. Higgin
The floss embroidery, in white and colours, is in surface-satin-stitch.
"Art in Needlework" by Lewis F. Day
The feather-stitching will be old-fashioned beside the embroidery.
"Good Luck" by L. T. Meade
She is going to show me a new stitch for my embroidery.
"Harper's Young People, September 21, 1880" by Various
But it applies to a peculiar style of embroidery employing certain stitches.
"Needlework As Art" by Marian Alford
The machine, acclaimed by the art experts, must therefore have been intended for embroidery stitching.
"The Invention of the Sewing Machine" by Grace Rogers Cooper
She must always be at her books, and I cannot make her care for her embroidery, her tent stitch, nor the cooking.
"Two Royal Foes" by Eva Madden
Much of the embroidery is raised, and wrought in the stitch known as Opus Anglicanum.
"The Thirteenth" by James J. Walsh
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In news:

0 Sushi Bar embroidery transfer pattern from Austin's Sublime Stitching ( Sublime Stitching / September 10, 2012 ).
Whether she embellishes her quilts with embroidery, cross-stitching or ladies' handkerchiefs, Marshall's quilts are extraordinary examples of hand stitched quilts .
And it's not just stitched embroidery these days.
Today we are announcing the winner of two packages of metallic embroidery thread from Sublime stitching.
Based in Austin, Texas, Jenny is also the author of two books, Stitch-It Kit and the newly released Sublime Stitching: Hundreds of Hip Embroidery Patterns and How-To.
Using six-strand embroidery thread that contrasts with the color of your gloves, sew directly over the chalk letters with a basic stem stitch, making sure to sew through the top layer only.
JENNIFER O'CONNOR/FOR THE TORONTO STAR Stitched Gifts: 25 Sweet and Simple Embroidery Projects for Every Occasion by Jessica Marquez.
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