embellish

(redirected from embellishing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.
References in periodicals archive ?
The collaborative effort of needlecraft experts and artists Ruth Chandler, Liz Kettle, Heather Thomas, and Lauren Vlcek, "Fabric Embellishing: the Basics & Beyond: More Than 50 Techniques With Step-by-step Photos" showcases with step-by-step, 'user friendly', illustrated instructions for fifty different techniques organized into three specific categories: Foundations; Soft Embellishments; and Hard Embellishments.
Gladys Love's EMBELLISHING WITH ANYTHING: FIBER ART TECHNIQUES FOR QUILTS-ATCS, POSTCARDS, WALLHANGINGS & MORE (9781571205889, $27.95) offers some 17 projects to give a quick, inexpensive way to play with new fiber-art techniques and materials.
This is not to say that Al Gore, for example, is wrong in his global-warming embellishing simply because he has been hired by the British government specifically to embellish global warming.
Moving house, giving an alternative address and embellishing religious credentials are all strategies employed by parents anxious for their offspring to attend their school of choice.