A woman who does needlework, especially a seamstress.(noun)
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Use "needlewoman" in a sentence
""Kista was the best needlewoman among us," I told him angrily."
"I was not a natural needlewoman but I did try hard."
"Alas, she will never make a needlewoman—and her work suffers because of her appalling untidiness."