Definition of Needleworker

1. Noun. Someone who does work (as sewing or embroidery) with a needle.

Specialized synonyms: Edger, Embroiderer, Garment Worker, Garment-worker, Garmentmaker, Knitter, Sewer
Generic synonyms: Maker, Shaper



Definition of Needleworker

1. Noun. One who carries out needlework. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Needleworker

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Needleworker

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

Literary usage of Needleworker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report (1906)
"There is great fascination in coaxing harmonies from the color palette of the needleworker and just as surely, as the master of the brush controls his color ..."

2. Art in Great Britain and Ireland by Walter Armstrong (1909)
"... the illuminator, the glass painter, the needleworker, even the statue maker, practised in this country hardly less successfully than elsewhere. ..."

3. Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages: A Description of Mediaeval Workmanship by Julia de Wolf Gibbs Addison (1908)
"... Penne fit me" (Penne made me), pointing to the existence of a needleworker of that name. Among the names of the fourteenth century are those of Gautier ..."

4. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"35:3à. manner of work,., .and of the embroiderer, 36:37.an hanging...of needlework; (marg. the work of a needleworker, or, embroiderer) 38:la.the hanging ..."

5. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"... now yellowed with age; there are some twenty-seven distinct designs, and the whole would form a very useful guide and reminder to the needleworker. ..."

6. Trades' Societies and Strikes by Committee on Trades' Societies (1860)
"1 hope Punch will visit them next week. No. 79 to 85." " Shame on No. 108. Little Dumpy, :v needleworker from London, won't pay ! No. ..."

7. The Bibliographer (1882)
"... needleworker embroidering a stuff in her lap—in another embroidery in a frame is being done—and another is devoted to a weaver and her loom. ..."

8. Examples of Industrial Education by Frank Mitchell Leavitt (1912)
"and housekeeping, domestic science and art, and the designing and executing of the artistic products of the needleworker ..."

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