piecer

piecer

(ˈpiːsə)
n
(Textiles) textiles a person who mends, repairs, or joins something, esp broken threads on a loom
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William (13) was already working as a woollen piecer and his younger siblings were Hannah, George, Dowell, Livewell and Diewell.
I imagined feathering passes to different Bear Cats as my dad's hands caressed that "one piecer," bringing out all the memories hidden inside its fine, close grain.
South African winger Piecer Rossouw went over for the visitors four minutes later as the Irish camped on the Quins line.
This is the normal format for the five piecer and clearly one in which they are most comfortable.
spanned the generations, from the teenage cotton piecer Samuel Sigley to
Now, the 40 to 60 Amish families will stitch authentic, traditional Amish designs each made to strict Amish standards, including the fact that each quilt is transported from cutter, to piecer, to quilter through the hills of Ohio by horse and buggy or bicycle.
Master piecer anin to bunching in running, but even so it is questionable if he could have caught the bitch given her prevailing mood.
Kevan also found details about Ann in a census which showed that in 1891 and still aged 13, she was living in New Street, Slaithwaite and was employed in the textile industry as a cloth piecer.
Quilt piecers can save money and use discarded possibilities to produce lovely quilted results using this discussion of fast, easy quilt production.
Since they were small and able to crawl under machinery, they were used as piecers.