[ US /ˈnidəɫˌwɝk/ ]
[ UK /nˈiːdə‍lwˌɜːk/ ]
  1. work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle
  2. a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
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How To Use needlework In A Sentence

  • Interior spaces may also be gendered: the author explores both the activities particular to women, such as needlework or lace-making, and the objects related to female and maternal domesticity.
  • To meet the inherent challenge of harmonizing a variety of capabilities in a group endeavor, Chicago proposed, and all the needleworkers agreed, to use the same background color fade, the same techniques and a common border.
  • A hundred years before Bushnell gave his speech, New England gifts were embroidering frolicking lambs and winsome shepherdesses on needlework pictures and samplers.
  • The tapestry from Raphael's cartoon of "The Miraculous Draught of Fishes" is a very remarkable work of art, and one which stands alone in modern needlework. Art and Handicraft in the Woman's Building of the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
  • That cross-referred to an interview inside which noted that York's great dame has a passion for needlework.
  • Ann's marriage to Simon, apparently not a happy one, led her to find work in sewing or needlework.
  • She does all the needlework and knitting, which she says is probably the most enjoyable part.
  • She could play upon the harp and paint in water-colours, and her needlework was a picture, but not half so pretty a picture as her face. Merry-Garden and Other Stories
  • Withal, as if to wear the time, Birdalone betook her diligently to her needlework, and fell to the cunningest of broidery; so that The Water of the Wondrous Isles
  • The wide range of works includes quilts, rugs, needlework, paintings, works on paper, weather vanes, whirligigs, decoys, and painted furniture.
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