L

laborsaving
lacestitch
lacet (n: a crochet stitch)
lacework (n)
lacquer
ladder-back (adj)
ladder stitch (n)
lamé
laminate
laminated plastic
lampas
lampshade
lapel
lark’s head
lasagna
latticework
lauan
lavash
lavender
lawn chair
lawn mower
Layer Cake (Moda fabric precuts; trademarked)
lazy daisy stitch
lazy Susan
LDL (bad) cholesterol (use on first reference)
LDL (on second reference)
leaded-glass windows
lean-to
leatherworker
LED (don’t need to spell out)
left-handed (adj)
leftover (n, adj)
leitmotiv
lemongrass
lettuce (types include: Bibb, Boston, bos, iceberg, leaf, and romaine)
licorice
licorice, shoestring
life-size
life span
lifestyle
lightbulb
light-color corn syrup
light switches
lightweight
light well
light-year
Lille lace
lily pond
Limburger
limeade
limoncello
lineal (arranged in lines)
linear (single dimension)
linguine
Linzer torte
liqueur (sweetened liquor)
Liquid Nails
liquor
litter box
livability
lobster tail (not “lobster’s tail”)
lockset
lockstitch
London broil
long-and-short stitch (n)
long-arm machine
long-arm machine quilter
long-arm machine-quilter NAME NAME
long grain rice (no hyphens)
long stitch (n)
longtime (adj)
look-alike
loop stitch (n)
loose-pack (adj)
louver
love seat
Low Country
low-E glass
low-fat (adj)
L shape (n)
L-shape (adj)
lunch
lunch box
lunchroom
lunchtime
lychee

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