Definition of cutwork in English:

cutwork

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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌtwəːk
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1Embroidery in which parts of the fabric ground are cut out and the edges oversewn or elaborately stitched: a linen blouse with cutwork [as modifier]: a cutwork design
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    • She finally settled on a pale blue blouse lavishly embellished with cutwork embroidery, and a long, navy skirt, worn with three-inch DKNY heels.
    • Fiber-Etch, a liquid used in embroidery or cutwork embroidery, dissolves any plant fiber including cotton, linen, and rayon.
    • Ritu's new collection will comprise hand-made fabrics, brilliant colours and lush style decorated with embroidery and cutwork featuring special techniques.
  • 1.1Appliqué work in which the pattern is cut out and sewn on.
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    • Ritu's new collection will comprise hand-made fabrics, brilliant colours and lush style decorated with embroidery and cutwork featuring special techniques.
    • The creations are high on texturing and cutwork has been used for the jackets, that can be teamed up with linen lowers.
    • Add-ons like dull embroidery, cut work, crystals, Swarovski and silver glitter are just the right embellishments that a bridal outfit requires.

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