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sew·ing

 (sō′ĭng)
n.
1. The act, occupation, or hobby of one who sews.
2. The article on which one is working with needle and thread; needlework.

sewing

(ˈsəʊɪŋ)
n
(Knitting & Sewing)
a. a piece of cloth, etc, that is sewn or to be sewn
b. (as modifier): sewing basket.

sew•ing

(ˈsoʊ ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or work of one who sews.
2. something sewn or to be sewn.
[1275–1325]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sewing - joining or attaching by stitchessewing - joining or attaching by stitches  
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
blind stitching - stitching that is not easily seen or noticed
suturing - surgical joining of two surfaces
2.sewing - needlework on which you are working with needle and threadsewing - needlework on which you are working with needle and thread; "she put her sewing back in the basket"
applique - a decorative design made of one material sewn over another
binding - strip sewn over or along an edge for reinforcement or decoration
gather, gathering - sewing consisting of small folds or puckers made by pulling tight a thread in a line of stitching
mend, darn, patch - sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends"
needlecraft, needlework - a creation created or assembled by needle and thread
patchwork - sewing consisting of pieces of different materials sewn together in a pattern
stitch - a link or loop or knot made by an implement in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, or sewing
needle - prick with a needle

sewing

noun needlework, stitching, needlecraft Her mother had always done all the sewing.
Translations
خِيَاطَةخِياطَهقِطَع للخِياطَه
šití
syningsytøj
ompelutyö
šivanje
saumaskapur
裁縫
바느질
šivanje
sömnad
การเย็บ
dikişdikiş işi
việc khâu vá

sewing

[ˈsəʊɪŋ]
A. N (activity, object) → costura f
B. CPD sewing basket Ncesta f de costura
sewing machine Nmáquina f de coser
sewing silk Ntorzal m, seda f de coser

sewing

[ˈsəʊɪŋ] n
(= activity) → couture f
I like sewing → J'aime faire de la couture.
(= material being sewn) → ouvrage m de couture
a basket full of sewing → un panier plein d'ouvrages de couturesewing machine nmachine f à coudresewing pattern npatron m

sewing

n (= activity)Nähen nt; (= piece of work)Näharbeit f

sewing

:
sewing basket
nNähkorb m
sewing box
nNähkästchen nt
sewing machine
nNähmaschine f
sewing needle
nNähnadel f

sewing

[ˈsəʊɪŋ] n (skill, activity) → (il) cucire m; (piece of work) → cucito
I like sewing → mi piace cucire

sew

(səu) past tense sewed ; past participle sewn verb
to make, stitch or attach with thread, using a needle. She sewed the pieces together; Have you sewn my button on yet?
ˈsewer noun
She's a good sewer.
ˈsewing noun
1. the activity of sewing. I was taught sewing at school.
2. work to be sewn. She picked up a pile of sewing.
ˈsewing-machine noun
a machine for sewing.
sew up
to fasten completely or mend by sewing.
sewn up
completely settled or arranged. The contract is all sewn up.

to sew (not sow) a button on.

sewing

خِيَاطَة šití syning Näharbeit ράψιμο costura ompelutyö couture šivanje cucito 裁縫 바느질 naaien søm szycie costura шитье sömnad การเย็บ dikiş việc khâu vá 缝纫

sewing

n. costura, puntada.
References in classic literature ?
DEAR POLLY, The Sewing Circle meets at our house this P.
Wait a bit till I get my sewing tackle, and then you shall see what I can do.
It's time Anne was in to do her sewing," said Marilla, glancing at the clock and then out into the yellow August afternoon where everything drowsed in the heat.
Pontellier, and often she took her sewing and went over to sit with her in the afternoons.
After I learn to do sewing, I can make money and help her.
But she sat quietly sewing at the shirts and troubling herself about nothing.
You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.
I suppose I must catch it - like a cough," said Biddy, quietly; and went on with her sewing.
They were more divided up on that than they were on the sewing.
The parlor windows were closed and curtained, no picture of the pretty wife sewing on the piazza, in white, with a distracting little bow in her hair, or a bright-eyed hostess, smiling a shy welcome as she greeted her guest.
Stroeve did all the housework herself; and while Dirk painted bad pictures, she went marketing, cooked the luncheon, sewed, occupied herself like a busy ant all the day; and in the evening sat in the studio, sewing again, while Dirk played music which I am sure was far beyond her comprehension.
When he returned to the kitchen Mattie had pushed up his chair to the stove and seated herself near the lamp with a bit of sewing.