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needlework

noun

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decorative stitching done on cloth with the use of a needle
  • a visit to the art museum to see an exhibition of 18th-century needlework

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The first known use of needlework was in the 14th century

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“Needlework.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/needlework. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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