sewing circle


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sewing circle

n.
A group of people who meet regularly for the purpose of sewing, often for charitable causes.
References in classic literature ?
DEAR POLLY, The Sewing Circle meets at our house this P.
She was a notable housewife; her work was always done and well done; she "ran" the Sewing Circle, helped run the Sunday-school, and was the strongest prop of the Church Aid Society and Foreign Missions Auxiliary.
New this year will be a Mini Bazaar, sponsored by the Bethlehem Sewing Circle, offering for sale articles created by members of the church.
For some time already, women with immigrant backgrounds meet at a sewing circle and discuss topics related to the Documenta, such as the oral transmission of knowledge.
The garden section features work by members from nine North East branches of the Embroiderers' Guild, students from St Thomas More School in Blaydon, Sunderland Red House women's group, visitors to and staff at Gibside, and a Gibside sewing circle set up as part of the project.
The garden section features work by members from nine North East branches of the Embroiderers' Guild; students from St Thomas More School in Blaydon; Sunderland Red House women's group; visitors to and staff at Gibside; and a Gibside sewing circle set up as part of the project.
How about a Sewing Circle Workshop each Wednesday evening or summer camp for kids each Tuesday?
Color photos, patterns, materials lists, and especially tips on interacting within a sewing circle or group setting make this a winning project guide for sewers who would work with others in creating a finished product.
No one should consider signing up for a 10k run if they have arthritis, or joining a sewing circle if they don't like to sew.
More dresses provided by Dress a Girl Around the World and the Barford Sewing Circle brings the total to more than 230.
In the ancient city of Herat, the day after the Taliban fell there in November 2001, I came across a group of courageous female writers and poets who had met secretly under the guise of a sewing circle throughout the Taliban years.
laughs Marie Watt, sitting in a sunny outdoor patio at the Classic Hotel in Nicosia, just an hour or so before she's due at the J William Fulbright Center to lead a sewing circle (