piecer

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piecer

(ˈpiːsə)
n
(Textiles) textiles a person who mends, repairs, or joins something, esp broken threads on a loom
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Paper piecers of all levels are sure to find something they love in Penny Layman's inspiration-filled book.
George (19) was a spinner, 17-year-old Dowell was a smith, Livewell (15) and Diewell(13) were both piecers.
William (13) was already working as a woollen piecer and his younger siblings were Hannah, George, Dowell, Livewell and Diewell.
The North Carolina Quilt Project (NCQP) began with the Forsyth Piecers and Quilters Guild in Winston-Salem in 1983.
Excellent rotor yarn with yarn-like piecers will be produced by the new fully-automatic R 60 rotor spinning machine (operational).
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.
Ein shrewdisch fox ben sneaken insiden ein kastle und stealen ein grosser sack upfullen mit golden piecers.
Also at the booth are an assortment of tools used for cooking and eating eggs, including egg rings, cutters, slicers and piecers.
My young fabric piecers began their crazy quilts on 9 x 9" (23 x 23 cm) squares of white drawing paper.
In effect, the spread of the new machine transformed the mule spinner from an operative into a minder or supervisor of machinery, serving as the quasi-overseer of his dependent piecers.
Spinners were paid for the output of the team, and they in turn paid piecers on a daily or weekly rate.