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Candlewicking (embroidering)

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Embroidering technique in which designs are stitched on a woven unbleached cotton or linen cloth using heavily plied yarn which is looped on the surface then cut, creating a tufted effect; used especially for bedspreads.

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candlewick (embroidering)


12yrs ago

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