Definition of pintuck in English:

pintuck

Line breaks: pin|tuck
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪntʌk
 
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noun

  • A very narrow ornamental tuck in a garment.
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    • Shadow work mixed with buckles, buttons on sleeves, texturing, edging, appliqué with distressed edges, crystals on laser work, zardozi, gota, pin-tucks, pleats, smocking, layers.
    • There were elements of transparency in acceptable proportions, in the garments which were interspersed with pin-tucks and pleats.
    • Heirloom sewers love light-weight linen because it shows up all the wonderful shirring, wing-needles work, and pin-tucks that they love.

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