HyperDic: fancywork

English > 1 sense of the word fancywork:
NOUNartifactfancywork, embroiderydecorative needlework
English > fancywork: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningdecorative needlework.
Synonymembroidery
Narrowercandlewickloops of soft yarn are cut to give a tufted pattern
crewelworkembroidery done with loosely twisted worsted yarn
cross-stitchembroidery done with pairs of stitches that cross each other
cutworkembroidery in which the design is outlined in a buttonhole stitch and the intervening material is cut away
drawnworkOrnamental needlework done by drawing threads to form lacelike patterns
fagoting, faggotingEmbroidery in which groups of parallel threads are tied together with fagot stitches
hemstitchembroidery similar to drawnwork
needlepoint, needlepoint embroideryembroidery consisting of allover embroidered canvas resembling tapestry / tapestry
samplerA piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with various stitches
smockingembroidery consisting of ornamental needlework on a garment that is made by gathering the cloth tightly in stitches
Broaderneedlework, needlecraftA creation created or assembled by needle and thread
Spanishadorno, bordado, bordadura, labor, recamado
Catalanbrodadura, brodat, labor

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