Sewing table

Definitions

  • Sewing Table in Plain Oak
    Sewing Table in Plain Oak
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sewing table (Bookbinding) a fixture or table having a frame in which are held the cords to which the back edges of folded sheets are sewed to form a book.
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Usage

In literature:

Behind it, in her low chair by her sewing table sat the young sister whose fate had been so lightly decreed.
"Faith Gartney's Girlhood" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
She was sitting alone when he entered, by a small table, sewing, and she did not rise to welcome him.
"A Pagan of the Hills" by Charles Neville Buck
By the table her mother sat sewing, her head bent over her work and fingers flying as she plied the needle in and out.
"The Alchemist's Secret" by Isabel Cecilia Williams
Seated at the table, and sewing by the light of the candle, is a young girl.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
In Table 8 are shown the costs of domestic and Italian men's sewed straw hats, irrespective of the type of braid used in their manufacture.
"Men's Sewed Straw Hats" by United States Tariff Commission
Minnie was made superintendent and sat sewing in a wicker chair beside the table, where she could give advice.
"The Girl Scouts at Home" by Katherine Keene Galt
But the meal was ended at last and Uncle Rufus wheeled out Aunt Sarah's beautiful sewing table, with her other smaller presents upon it.
"The Corner House Girls at School" by Grace Brooks Hill
Where there is gas, a small, portable stove should be kept near the sewing table with a medium-sized flat iron.
"Textiles and Clothing" by Kate Heintz Watson
Within, on a little mahogany sewing-table, burned a dozen candles in his great-grandmother's Colonial candelabra.
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard
Miss Manning was seated at the table sewing.
"Rufus and Rose" by Horatio Alger, Jr
And behind that partition were low sewing chairs to work in, and a long work-table.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Nan slipped it quickly into the drawer of her sewing-table.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
By a big sewing table sat a little woman in black.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Turning a little, I saw Thekla sitting near a table, sewing diligently at some great white piece of household work.
"The Grey Woman and other Tales" by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
He drew his chair close to the table at which she had been sewing.
"The Son of His Mother" by Clara Viebig
An old-fashioned sewing-table stood near one window.
"The Boarded-Up House" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
Mona Macdonald sat sewing near a table, whilst Amanda read aloud.
"The Advocate" by Charles Heavysege
Katschuka sat whispering with Athalie at a little table, at the corner of which Frau Sophie pretended to be busy sewing.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
Things were piled up on the sewing machine, on the reading table.
"Fidelity" by Susan Glaspell
Then the boy wandered home silently, and seated himself on the table, and learned to sew gloves.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
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In news:

Sewing this lap quilt or table cover starts with traditional maple leaf quilt block.
The men and women who operated the sewing machines and cut the cloth were pushing away from their tables, with some anticipating a night on the town and all looking toward their one day of rest.
Fake Federal Sewing Table PBS.
Fanny Tunnison sewing at her special table.
Martha Stewart sews together fabric for an oversized ironing board or table for ironing large materials.
Celeste sewed table runners that matched the bridesmaids dresses.
Fabric store and bought fabric that was perfect for the kind of table I had in mind and asked my mom to sew it for me (I'm so not good at sewing ).
I also have a bedside/coffee table sewing kit for those on-the-fly projects.
They have an open sew policy, which means you can bring your machine and set up on the spacious cutting tables for $5 an hour.
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