On tenter hooks (meaning to be in a tense or heightened state of anticipation) comes from a process in making woolen fabrics. Tenter hooks hold the woolen fabric on the tenter frame to stretch the fabric back into shape after fulling.
Personality of a wet dish rag
Pull the wool over your eyes
Police officers gets a "collar"
Pop goes the weasel. - When spinning wool on to a reel (weasel), the pop was the sound made when a certain length of yarn was reached.
Ribbon of lights
Ring around the collar
Roll up your sleeves
Ruffle you feathers
Satin and lace
She would look good in burlap
Smooth as silk
Snap out of it
Spin a yarn
The Emperor's New Clothes
The Fabric of Our Lives...
(Cotton Incorporated slogan)
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