noun, plural nee·dle·wom·en.
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Encarnacian was a needlewoman too; she was a great, strong, bouncing girl with a vulgar face.The Fourth Estate, vol.1|Armando Palacio Valds
Owing to the clumsiness of her wooden fingers, the woman of the south was a poor needlewoman, but was a fine dancer.A Treasury of Eskimo Tales|Clara Kern Bayliss
Neither was I very much downcast at my failures in this field; I was not an ambitious needlewoman.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
This is not the moment to urge upon the needlewoman the study of design, but to urge upon the designer the study of stitches.
The needlewoman has preferred to sew over the raw edges of the stuff, and give us a perfect piece of Fretwork in linen.