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noun as in stitching

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More and more people are learning basic sewing skills, she notes.

He had not known that she was part of the Mat-Su Valley Makers, the sewing club.

Day after day this summer, with covid-19 shuttering much of the world, Lily Cowles would enter a small sewing room in her family’s 18th century home in Northwest Connecticut, crawl inside some blankets, and scream.

So, whether you want to keep a small sewing kit on hand at home, for travel, or as a gift for children, we’ve found the best sewing kits available.

The best way to tackle these projects is to have a handy sewing kit filled with all the basics you might need, all in one place.

Like drawing tattoos, sewing earmuffs, or fashioning model airplanes from old chip bags?

Her daughter, Elaina, 24, a trained costume designer and makeup artist, helps out by sewing clothes.

Today all of “these girls are living their lives in dignity, using needles and sewing machines,” said Sister Rosemary.

“I was really interested in adding fabrics onto my canvas,” she said, which inspired her to attend sewing camp.

Such products are not suited for the rigours of public life, and need to be adapted, at the very least by sewing in hem weights.

The sewing-machine made a resounding clatter in the room; it was of a ponderous, by-gone make.

Tip wore leaky boots all last winter, but when spring came he bought Mrs. Pulsifer a sewing machine.

She went up in the mornings to Madame Lebrun's room, braving the clatter of the old sewing-machine.

Take with you, from home, all the writing and sewing materials you may require while paying your visit.

If she is sewing, do not speak of the nature of her work, but request her to continue, as if you were not present.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sewing, such as: null, tailoring, backstitching, darning, dressmaking, and embroidering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.