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Grounding (verb)

Grounding is a nineteenth century English term referring to the act of filling in the embroidery background after the main pattern is worked.


  • CAULFEILD, Sophia Frances Anne and Blanche C. SAWARD (1882). The Dictionary of Needlework, London: L. Upcott Gill, p. 231.
  • FROST, S. Annie (1877). The Ladies’ Guide to Needle Work, Embroidery, etc., New York: Adams and Bishop, pp. 41-42.


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