Muslin sentence example
They were both dressed in white muslin with pink ribbons.
A ladys veil is of white muslin, embroidered at the ends in gold and colors; that of a person of the lower class is simply dyed blue.
After the careful application of wax, an esthetician will use muslin strips to quickly remove your bikini hair from the root, allowing more time between outgrowth than traditional shaving methods.
It is said that, in the time of the emperor Jahangir, a piece of muslin, 15 ft.
We would use some folded muslin to stop Abigail's head from moving side to side on such journeys.Advertisement
She pulled up her muslin sleeve and showed him a red scar on her long, slender, delicate arm, high above the elbow on that part that is covered even by a ball dress.
Also known as muslin backgrounds, these plain cloth backdrops hang freely to create a textured surface behind photo subjects.
Make sure your pillow has a good muslin cover on it, and that the basic size is right for your dog.
Duncan performed at ladies' matinees in bare feet and without tights, dressed only in a classical gown (made at first of her mother's muslin curtains).
The verb "to quill" is to fold lace, muslin or other light material into narrow flutes or pleats; when so pleated the material is called "quilling."Advertisement
Hundreds of acres of wheat are lost annually in America by the ravages of the Hessian fly; the fruit flies of Australia and South Africa cause much loss to orange and citron growers, often making it necessary to cover the trees in muslin tents for protection.
It carries on a considerable trade in cotton and linen and embroidered muslin.
Thus prepared, the specimens are placed on shelves or movable trays, at intervals of about 6 in., in an air-tight cupboard, on the inner side of the door of which, as a special protection against insects, is suspended a muslin bag containing a piece of camphor.
The more special industries of Turkey are tanning, and the manufacture of muslin, velvet, silk, carpets and ornamental weapons.
Women are employed in the working of patterns on muslin.Advertisement
Various light goods are madein Scotland, such as book muslin, a fine light muslin with an elastic finish, so called from being folded in book-form.
Cotton spinning and the manufacture of cotton and muslin are extensively carried on, and there are also iron and brass foundries and boiler factories.
There are still some manufactures of silk and muslin, but trade has deserted Behar in favour of Patna and other places more favourably situated on the river Ganges and the railway, while the indigo industry has been ruined by the synthetic products of the German chemist, and the English colony of indigo planters has been scattered abroad.
This is a simple breadth of muslin, which passes over the head and hangs down behind, one side, being drawn forward over the face in the presence of a man.
A face-veil entirely conceals the features, except the eyes; it is a long and narrow piece of thick white muslin, reaching to a little below the knees.Advertisement
The young couple are seated in two chairs opposite each other, their right hands tied together by a silken cord, which is gradually wound around them as the ceremony progresses, the bride in the meantime being concealed with a veil of silk or muslin.
The turban worn by priests is generally white, consisting of many yards of muslin.
When the wearers are saiyid of the Prophet, a green2 turban is worn, also a kamarband of green muslin, or shawl or cotton cloth.
Merchants generally wear a turban of muslin embroidered in colors, or of a yellow pattern on straw-colored muslin, or of calico, or shawl.
Then the two embroidered legs, now so fashionable as Persian embroideries (nalfsh), occupied a girl from childhood to marriage in making; they are all sewing in elaborate patterns of great beauty, worked on muslin in silk.Advertisement
The town has manufactures of silk, muslin and blankets, and an export trade in hides and cardamoms; and there is a large native Christian population, with two churches.
Muslin embroidery is the principal industry.
You could do the same with crab apples, passing the juice through muslin a few times in order to get a clear liquid.
It is so hot now we've passed the Equator, I wear only a muslin camisole under my dressing gown.
Allow the mixture to cool, then decant it through two or three layers of muslin into another beaker.Advertisement
You know I wanted you, when we first came, not to buy that sprigged muslin, but you would.
The fields of young tobacco plants are usually protected by vast tents of white muslin.
I gave but five shillings a yard for it, and a true Indian muslin.
Once the dress is cleaned, it is wrapped in white acid free tissue paper or unbleached muslin.
When he appeared in plain muslin, in his earlier days, we expressed our opinion of him at some length.Advertisement
Another alternative is to hang soft muslin at the windows to diffuse the light.
Care has to be taken with shards of glass, presumably you could pour the wine through clean muslin to catch any fragments.
In fact, I now wrap the body with a cotton muslin scarf prior to putting it away in the case.
The seed is now set; usually it is thoroughly mixed with a relatively large quantity of fine ashes, sand or meal, to facilitate thin and even sowing, and the surface of the bed is afterwards lightly brushed over with a broom; it is very important to avoid burying the seed at all deeply; a light covering of cloth or muslin, raised on short sticks, is often stretched over the bed.
The chief industry of Cambrai is the weaving of muslin (batiste) and other fine fabrics (see Cambric); wool-spinning and weaving, bleaching and dyeing, are carried on, as well as the manufacture of chicory, oil, soap, sausages and metal boxes.Advertisement
A strip of muslin is applied over the waxed area of your body, then pulled back quickly to remove the hair.
Pattern paper is available through your local sewing shop, or you can use plain muslin fabric or even an old sheet.
The Americana country style home also draws enormous inspiration from nature such as woolen blankets, birch fire logs, and stormy winter grey skies, sheer muslin, cool linens and golden summer sunbeams.
Once you're all wrapped up in strips of muslin, mud treatments are smothered all over your body to firm, detox and soothe aching muscles and joints.
When storing, it's best to house these toile swimsuits in linen, cotton or muslin bags.Advertisement
Muslin is easier to work with than Lycra, but a mock-up will still give you a good idea of the overall look and fit.
From Edwardian days when these were white linen or muslin with lace trim to today when they can be whatever style, color and fabric you like, a dress is often more comfortable and always more stylish than shorts and a T-shirt.
Traditionally, a summer dress was made of linen, muslin or silk - light and natural fabrics that breathe well and have nice flow.
These days, you're more likely to find cotton or even hemp rather than muslin or silk, except for a more expensive party dress.
Children hanging muslin stockings for "Dun Che Lao Ren" (Christmas Old Man), who leaves gifts in them.Advertisement
You can send in your measurements, choose a fabric and pattern and even have fittings, as they will send you muslin mockups of the costume to try on.
You can go to the fabric store and buy a few yards of unbleached muslin for very little money and then cut out eyeholes and throw it over your head.
You should also do a paper or muslin mock-up before you start cutting up organza or chiffon.
Batting the same size - If you don't have any batting around the house, buy four yards of muslin.
If you're using muslin for your batting, fold it in half and press so that it is the same shape as your pieces of fabric.
You'll want both fabrics to be right side out when you turn the piece, so stack your fabrics right-sides together with the batting or muslin at the bottom of the pile.
The printed sides of the fabric should be the front and back of your quilt, while the batting or muslin is all inside.
Trim any excess fabric from the seams, turn right side out again and press, making sure the batting or muslin is uniformly flat throughout the quilt.
Finish the quilt as outlined above, again using either batting or muslin as your interior material.
Muslin is a plain-woven, unbleached white cotton fabric.
It's always best to make a mock-up of the garment in muslin first, even for a non-fitted piece like pajamas.
The company specializes in embroidery and uses high quality materials to make its lingerie, including one-hundred percent cotton muslin and voile, polyester, linen and jersey, as well as pure silk satin and georgette.
Many sewing professionals advise ignoring the pattern text and just making up a piece in an order that feels reasonable, using a muslin first.
Even for simple pieces like petticoats, pantaloons, pantalettes and shifts, it can be useful to make a muslin to be sure you have the cut and hang right.
Mr English, one of his secretaries, has furnished a picture of him at this period seated in a study lined on two sides with books and darkened by green screens and curtains of blue muslin, which required readjustment with almost every cloud that passed across the sky.
In the Roman Catholic Church the rochet is a tunic of white, and usually fine linen or muslin (battiste, mull) reaching about to the knee, and distinguished from the surplice by the fact that its arms are narrow and tight-fitting.
They have not even the attraction of being cleanly sculptured in wood, but are covered with thinly lacquered muslin, which, though doubtless a good preservative, accentuates their puppet-like character.
The industry in comparison with former times, when the town had so considerable a manufacture in muslin as to give its name to that fabric, is very unimportant; trade also, which is almost exclusively in the hands of native merchants, has fallen off greatly, although the town remains the collecting and distributing centre for the north Mesopotamian desert and Kurdistan.
It is made of muslin, shawl or cotton cloth among the priests, merchants, bazaar people, the secretary class and the more aged government employs.
Prince Andrew was the first to move away, ruffling his hair against the muslin of the curtain.