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sheer

1
any transparent fabric used for making garments

sheer

2
1. the upward sweep of the deck or bulwarks of a vessel
2. Nautical the position of a vessel relative to its mooring

sheer

[shir]
(geology)
A steep face of a cliff.
(navigation)
To swerve off course to avoid collision.
(naval architecture)
The curvature of a ship's deck from bow to stern, with the lowest point of the deck usually amidships.
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Use bent-handled fabric shears or a rotary cutting system with a new sharp blade to cut sheers.
Born in Fiji and brought up in Abergavenny, Sheers was educated at King Henry VIII Comprehensive School before reading English at New College, Oxford, and graduating with an MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia.
Versatile lace and sheer options can also be combined with opaque drapes for year round layering that will easily transition between seasons.
Michael was not on set for a huge amount of time," Sheers said.
Software solutions company Quest Software Inc (Nasdaq:QSFT) on Wednesday named Barrie Sheers as VP and general manager of its Asia-Pacific Japan (APAC-J) region, based in the company's Singapore office.
Highlight with soft, sheer golds--avoid yellow or mustard golds.
In regard to those decorative panels we've put on either side of the sheers, keep them in place if they're velvet or a heavy brocade that looks like something you saw at your grandma's house as a child.
NEW YORK-Suppliers are adding value to sheers with decorator looks, embellished and handcrafted, and better fabrics.
However, the modern quest for light, and a reluctance to shroud the windows, has led many people to use sheers as their main window dressing.
Luminette[TM] sheers are soft fabric vanes that rotate to control light, retract when not needed, and stack neatly to one side of the window or sliding glass door.
Reading the hosiery package is helpful to find the perfect pair of sheers, which range in styles from sheer-to-waist to control top to toeless.
So how can you work with sheers in your sewing and still be appropriate for work or school?