Definition of Needlework

1. Noun. A creation created or assembled by needle and thread.

Exact synonyms: Needlecraft
Generic synonyms: Creation
Specialized synonyms: Crochet, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fancywork, Knit, Knitting, Knitwork, Sewing, Stitchery, Tatting



2. Noun. Work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle.
Exact synonyms: Needlecraft
Generic synonyms: Handicraft

Definition of Needlework

1. n. Work executed with a needle; sewed work; sewing; embroidery; also, the business of a seamstress.

Definition of Needlework

1. Noun. the art or process of working with a needle especially in embroidery or needlepoint. ¹

2. Noun. the product of such art or process. ¹

3. Noun. the occupation or employment of a person skilled in embroidery, needlepoint, ect. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Needlework

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Needlework

needlessly
needlessness
needlessnesses
needlestick
needlestick-injury
needlestick injuries
needlestick injury
needlesticks
needlestone
needlestones
needlet
needlets
needlewoman
needlewomen
needlewood
needlework (current term)
needleworker
needleworkers
needleworking
needleworks
needlier
needliest
needling
needlings
needly
needment
needments
needn't
needna
neednae

Literary usage of Needlework

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1. Report by New South Wales Dept. of Education (1894)
"THE needlework executed in tlic Metropolitan schools, during the past jear, ... The above numbers do not include the examinations of needlework I have held ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1899)
"Harbour's prize needlework series. A treatise on lace-making, embroidery and ... Enquire within upon fancy needlework. A manual of directions for crochet, ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1879)
"needlework IN THE GERMAN SCHOOLS. A year or two ago the leading journals made great mention of the excellence of some needlework sent from Germany which was ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"ART needlework. AMONG the artistic works which will shortly be despatched from this country to the Philadelphia Exhibition, few will be more attractive than ..."

5. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm), Karl Baedeker (1911)
"Adjoining the School of needlework on the N., in Exhibition Road, is the Central Technical College of the City and Guilds of London Institute, ..."

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