Is embroidery a noun or verb?
noun, plural em·broi·der·ies.
What is the noun form of embroidery?
noun. /ɪmˈbrɔɪdəri/ /ɪmˈbrɔɪdəri/ [uncountable, countable] patterns that are sewn onto cloth using threads of various colours; cloth that is decorated in this way.
What is the verb of embroidery?
[transitive, intransitive] to decorate cloth with a pattern of stitches usually using coloured thread. embroider A on B She embroidered flowers on the cushion covers. embroider B with A She embroidered the cushion cover with flowers. The sleeves were embroidered in gold. embroider (something) an embroidered blouse.
What is the adjective of embroidery?
: ornamented with or formed by decorative needlework an embroidered floral pattern : ornamented with embroidery Women wear their petticoats and embroidered dresses with funky sunglasses; men wear flares or knickerbockers.—
Is Embroid a word?
from The Century Dictionary.
Same as embroider .
What is the meaning of O in embroidery?
O if for Or Nué.
Or Nue (or shaded gold) is a form of goldwork embroidery using couching where different coloured silk threads are stitched over the metallic base of gold threads to form patterns or designs, often figures or narrative scenes. Machine embroidered patches.
What is embroidery in art?
embroidery, art of decorating material, primarily textile fabric, by means of a needle and thread (and sometimes fine wire). The basic techniques include crewel work, needlepoint, cross-stitch embroidery, and quilting, as well as quillwork and featherwork.
What is the origin of embroidery?
While embroidery is practiced across the world, its origin stems from China and the Near East. Early embroidery can actually be traced back to Cro-Magnon days or 30,000 B.C. Archeological finds from this time period reveals fossilized remains of heavily hand-stitched and decorated clothing.
What is a embroil?
1 : to throw into disorder or confusion. 2 : to involve in conflict or difficulties embroiled in controversy.
How do you use the word embroidery?
1 : to make with needlework She embroidered her initials. 2 : to decorate with needlework I’m embroidering a tablecloth.