noun Date: circa 1608 needlework

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stitchery — Stitch er*y, n. Needlework; in contempt. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stitchery — [stich′ər ē] n. 1. the art of ornamental needlework, as embroidery, crewelwork, etc. 2. pl. stitcheries something made or decorated in this way …   English World dictionary

  • stitchery — stitch ► NOUN 1) a loop of thread or yarn resulting from a single pass of the needle in sewing, knitting, or crocheting. 2) a method of sewing, knitting, or crocheting producing a particular pattern. 3) informal the smallest item of clothing:… …   English terms dictionary

  • stitchery — /stich euh ree/, n. needlework. [1600 10; STITCH + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • stitchery — noun Fine work done by stitching …   Wiktionary

  • stitchery — stitch·ery …   English syllables

  • stitchery — stitch•er•y [[t]ˈstɪtʃ ə ri[/t]] n. cvb clo needlework • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • stitchery — noun needlework on which you are working with needle and thread she put her sewing back in the basket • Syn: ↑sewing • Derivationally related forms: ↑stitch, ↑sew (for: ↑sewing) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cross-stitch — This article is about the embroidery style called cross stitch or counted cross stitch. For specific crossed stitches used in needlework, see cross stitches. Cross stitch sampler, Germany, 1735. Cross stitch is a popular form of counted thread… …   Wikipedia

  • Patchwork — APatchwork or pieced work is a form of needlework that involves sewing together pieces of fabric into a larger design. The larger design is usually based on repeat patterns built up with different colored shapes. These shapes are carefully… …   Wikipedia

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