dotted swiss


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dot·ted swiss

(dŏt′ĭd)
n.
A sheer, crisp cotton fabric, embellished with woven, flocked, or embroidered dots.

Swiss′ mus′lin


n.
a crisp, sheer muslin often woven or printed with raised dots or figures (dotted swiss), used esp. for curtains and summer clothing.
[1880–85]
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The "rich blacksmith's daughter" cast the thought of dotted Swiss behind her, and elected to follow Rebecca in cheesecloth as she had in higher matters; straightway devising costumes that included such drawing of threads, such hemstitching and pin-tucking, such insertions of fine thread tatting that, in order to be finished, Rebecca's dress was given out in sections,--the sash to Hannah, waist and sleeves to Mrs.
Promptly appeared in the house a yard of dotted Swiss muslin, and Saxon was deep in experimenting on patterns for herself, and in sorting her bits of laces for suitable trimmings.
Lightweight fabrics, such as organdy or dotted Swiss, gather nicely to 1/3 of their original length.
BATH: 2.00 Eesha's Smile, 2.35 Frank Cool, 3.10 Monarch Maid, 3.45 Dotted Swiss, 4.20 Daira Prince, 5.00 Sophosc, 5.35 Watheeqa, 6.10 Cuban Fire.
SARABAND'S SELECTIONS TODAY BATH: 2.00 Eesha's Smile, 2.35 Frank Cool, 3.10 Monarch Maid, 3.45 Dotted Swiss, 4.20 Daira Prince, 5.00 Sophosc, 5.35 Watheeqa, 6.10 Cuban Fire.
David Baxter tipped Lingfield winners Dotted Swiss (7-2) and Widnes (4-1) in yesterday's column
DOTTED SWISS (2.20) can maintain Richard Hannon's flying start to the season on the all-weather at Lingfield.
Kraulis cleverly incorporates a spectrum of pattern styles, such as herringbone, seersucker, tartan, houndstooth, ikat, argyle, pinstripe, dotted swiss, toile and paisley, in her inspired illustrations, which are rendered in oils and graphite on board.
Flower girls wore short, plum-colored dotted swiss dresses with pleated details at the yokes.
As I dragged myself out of the last dress, an asymmetrical, strapless number with dotted Swiss, an oval train and an infrastructure that kept me from looking like I belonged on the prow of that ship, I felt smugly satisfied that the time climbing into and out of dresses, with a net over my face (to keep makeup off the fabric), wasn't wasted.
Three successful ones included a White Dotted Swiss collection of bowls and treat jars by designer Trish Richman; a collection by designer Anne Ormsby featuring outdoor, sporting dog breeds (an "untapped market," according to Tuozzoli); and a line of American Kennel Club products launched under a brand-new license that includes not only bowls and elevated feeding stations, but trays, posters, breed-specific mugs and even needlepoint pillows that are clearly intended for the pet owner and which fit into the lucrative giftware business.
Because of a set of parents, I know a dress of dotted swiss.