In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of wallpaper, fabrics)muestrario masculine
- You would get a man up from London, choose a design from a selection of pattern books, probably Italian, and then he would paint your room.
- The pattern can be found in Rowan's Big Wool pattern book (both pictures taken directly from Rowan).
- The pattern books are full of vest options and they are not hard to fit, since most of us wear them loose and unbuttoned anyway.
- I went to Michael's in hope of finding a knitting pattern book for a hat I liked.
- Students could copy embroidery designs from a pattern book supplied by their teacher.
- For a basic start-up kit, you'll need a pair of needles, a beginner's pattern book and at least three balls of wool, whether they be soft mohair or your basic Beehive Shetland chunky.
- The library has recently acquired a weaver's pattern book printed in the seventeenth century.
- More than 200 fabric pattern books are to be sold at £5 each in aid of York Against Cancer.
- It would replicate any antique fixture a client desired, working from photographs, drawings, or pattern books.
- References to designs in linen weavers' pattern books, dyers' books, and merchants' account or daybooks dating between 1750 and 1850 are also welcome.
- Matthias Lock is credited with introducing the rococo style to English furniture in the pattern books he published beginning in 1740.
- You can spend days thumbing through a pattern book estimating wallpaper materials.
- She opened the pattern book on the counter and it continued.
- To illustrate the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement, the curator chose a pattern book of velvet samples published by Morris and Company in 1890.
- Anyway, I really recommend that you pay a visit to this beautiful store if you're in Southern California, they have really nice things and lots of pattern books.
- Two English pattern books published in 1826 demonstrate the absorption of Empire values into the working repertoire of the Regency style.
- Start by looking through pattern books, magazines and even department or chain stores to come up with design and sewing ideas.
- Its intricacy and playfulness were disseminated through the many eighteenth-century pattern books to many classes of society.
- She made life much easier for designers by studying period costumes in intricate detail, researching how they were put together thread by thread, and then turning her findings into a step-by-step pattern book.
- Fowler's pattern books are excellent and useful.
2(of dress designs)revista de patrones femininerevista de moldes feminine Southern Conefigurín masculine
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.