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embroidered, past participle; embroidering, present participle; embroidered, past tense; embroiders, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Decorate (cloth) by sewing patterns on it with thread
    • - she had already embroidered a dozen little nighties for the babies
    • - an embroidered handkerchief
    • - she was teaching one of the girls how to embroider
  2. Produce (a design) on cloth in this way
    • - a chunky knit sweater with embroidered flowers
  3. Add fictitious or exaggerated details to (an account) to make it more interesting
    • - she embroidered her stories with colorful detail

  1. decorate with needlework
  2. add details to
  3. (embroidery) embellishment: elaboration of an interpretation by the use of decorative (sometimes fictitious) detail; "the mystery has been heightened by many embellishments in subsequent retellings"
  4. (embroidery) decorative needlework
  5. Embroidery is the art or handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins.
  6. (Embroidery (short story)) "Embroidery" is a science fiction short story by author Ray Bradbury. This story was originally published in 1951 by Stadium Publishing Corp. It is included in the collection A Sound of Thunder and Other Stories (2005).
  7. To stitch a decorative design on fabric with needle and thread of various colours; To add imaginary detail to a narrative to make it more interesting or acceptable
  8. (embroidery) The ornamentation of fabric using needlework; A piece of embroidered fabric; The elaboration of an account etc. with details, especially when fictitious
  9. (embroidered) decorated by sewing designs with thread or yarn
  10. (Embroidery) An embellishment of a fabric or garment in which colored threads are sewn on to the fabric to create a design. Embroidery may be done either by hand or machine.
  11. Embroidery is an ancient variety of decorative needlework in which designs and pictures are created by stitching strands of some material on to a layer of another material. See also: machine embroidery.
  12. (Embroidery) Decorative stitching on fabric. Generally involves non-lettering designs but can also include lettering and/or monograms. Evidence of embroidery exists during the reign of Egyptian pharaohs, in the writings of Homer and from the Crusaders of the 12th century. ...
  13. (Embroidery) A design stitched onto a material through the use of high speed, computer controlled sewing machines. Artwork must first be "digitized," which is the specialized process of converting two-dimensional artwork into stitches or thread. The
  14. (embroidery) Ornamental needlework on fabric.
  15. (Embroidery) The art of working raised and ornamental designs in threads of silk, cotton, gold, silver, or other material, upon any woven fabric with a needle.
  16. (Embroidery) a surface ornamentation made with a thread or set of threads sewn onto a fabric.
  17. Embroidery designs are stitched with an automated embroidery machine. These designs are "digitized" with embroidery software. They can have different types of "fills" which add texture and design to the embroidery. Almost all basic types of embroidery can be created with machine embroidery. ...
  18. (Embroidery) The use of a variety of different needle-worked stitches to decorate fabrics.
  19. (Embroidery) Stitched decoration in fabric
  20. (embroidery) The application of designs of decorative trim by machine or hand sewing.
  21. (Embroidery) The process of creating stitched designs on fabric using needles and thread.
  22. (Embroidery) Raised designs created on fabrics by stitching a motif or pattern with colored threads.
  23. (14 EMBROIDERY) is available; provide logo electronic art and final embroidery size required for quote by phone.
  24. (EMBROIDERY) a method of decorating a cloth background by stitching thread onto it or affixing small metal beads to it. Oftentimes silver or gold thread was used in the creation of higher quality embroidered pieces. ...
  25. (EMBROIDERY) defined in the dictionary as being 'to ornament with stitches'.