sew together

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: together - fasten by sewing; do needlework
hem - fold over and sew together to provide with a hem; "hem my skirt"
resew - sew again; "The cuff of the coat had been resewn"
overcast - sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next; "overcast books"
overcast - sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
backstitch - do backstitches
pucker, tuck, gather - draw together into folds or puckers
finedraw - sew together very finely
fell - sew a seam by folding the edges
baste, tack - sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
hemstitch - sew with hemstitches; "hemstitch a sleeve"
retick, tick - sew; "tick a mattress"
fasten, fix, secure - cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man"
cast on - make the first row of stitches when knitting
cast off - make the last row of stitches when knitting
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2 Referring to Diagram II, sew together 3 dark A's and 1 light A as shown; sew a dark B to right side.
1 Sew together 2 white print 2 1/2" x WOF strips alternately with brown print 2 1/2" x WOF strip as shown in Diagram I-A to make band 1.
Sew together a tan E, 2 assorted E's and 2 assorted G's to make section 2 as shown.
Sew together tightly using backstitch then remove the pins.
Wise man: Fold a double hem around half a metre of satin fabric for the neck and then either hand stitch or machine sew together.
Tolerance and sewing tools automatically sew together surfaces that may not have been exported properly.
Nancy Johnson-Srebro's BIG-BLOCK QUILTS BY MAGIC (9781571203083, $26.95) tells how to use different blocks that hold only squares and rectangles: blocks with sew together quickly and produce eye-catching results.
An encouraging sign is that Julie Watkins, editor of Sew Today, which alternatively features Vogue, Butterick and McCall patterns, has launched a competition to encourage the handing down of dressmaking skills called Sew Today, Sew Together.
But gay parents who break up are still finding themselves in legal limbo, forced to sew together a patchwork of protections to ensure that both are shown due consideration as their children's legal parents.
The artist interprets space as rhythm, as a continuous blossoming of elements in perpetual transformation, and utilizes ornamental patterns to sew together various sections of the pictorial surface.
They also fail to sew together the crucial threads of success--establishing what is known as "strategic alignment."
But that was because it was necessary to recreate the city as the capital of the most powerful nation in Europe, and to sew together the horrific past, the troubled present and a hopeful future with as much grace as possible.