needlework needlework  /ˈni dəl ˌwɜrk/


  1. (n) a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
  2. (n) work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle



  1. She was an indifferent student: she froze at exams, was terrible at French, even did badly at needlework.
  2. He showed proficiency in cooking and artistic needlework.
  3. Each of those features needlework and decorative techniques--quilting, braiding, embroidery--appropriate to the woman whose plate it sits beneath.


  1. Review: A stitch in time

        Did your mother or grandma or great-granny do needlework? Do you have memories of a crocheted table cloth that came out for Sunday dinner? A needlepoint sampler on the wall? A hand-tatted lace scarf? 
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Statesboro Herald

  2. Waldwick library starts needlework group

    The Waldwick Library, 19 East Prospect St., is starting a Wicked Stitches Needlework Group that will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesdays beginning June 18 in the new meeting room. Knitters, crocheters and needlepointers practice their craft and socialize with other needlework enthusiasts. The new meeting room provides ample space to work and spread out materials. Needleworkers of all levels of mastery are ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: The Record

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  1. Roberts, 40, says that life would involve having "my own creative outlet, even if it's silly needlework and stuff like that."
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Julia Roberts Source: FOXNews

  2. "We need to go into full force as government. They should be given land -- a place they can call their own so that they can feed themselves, run agricultural projects, water the gardens:and women can do needlework projects," Amathila said.
    on Apr 25, 2006 By: Libertina Amathila Source: Inter Press Service (subscription)

  3. "I hope all of the friends I've made over the years through my books and my love of knitting will join with me to help," Macomber said in a press release. "Combining our passion for needlework with the joy of giving just seems like a...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Debbie Macomber Source: Bangor Daily News

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