Usage examples for sew

  1. Do not read or sew at twilight, or by too dazzling a light. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  2. As they want little clothing, they do not sew much, and the men have the needle in hand oftener than they. – Narrative of a Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America in the years 1811, 1812, 1813, and 1814 or the First American Settlement on the Pacific by Gabriel Franchere
  3. She and her sisters learned to sew well. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  4. " If my wife were a wrong one," said the Angel, " I suppose that, according to your law, I could not sew her up in a sack and place it in the water?" – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  5. " I mean that I intend to sew here no longer," proclaimed Dorothy. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  6. If he's sick, I'll wash and iron and sew and scrub and- oh, anything. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  7. I will sew I will wash, I will go to service, I will do anything with my hands I can do; but I will not sing. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  8. " That is very well for you to say," returned he, " who can sew and spin the whole Evening through; but I, whose long entire Day is Night, grow soe tired of it by nine o'clock, that I am fit for Nothing but Bed." – Mary Powell & Deborah's Diary by Anne Manning
  9. I shall sew and listen." – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  10. I can't sew fit to be seen, Molly; and 'twould take me all summer to get one apron made. – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  11. After school we had so much to sew mend or knit. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  12. I'll cover a sheet with these pieces, you see, and sew them on. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  13. She cut out clothes for the people and taught the women how to sew – White Queen of the Cannibals: The Story of Mary Slessor by A. J. Bueltmann
  14. Why don't you do something- read, sew knit? – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  15. The three others minded the baby at home; one of them found time to help her mother sew coats when baby slept. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  16. Perhaps it is sewing, and I shall take my work- basket and sit under the big maple- trees to sew – Marjorie's Vacation by Carolyn Wells
  17. If I no longer have my eyes and can sew no more I must go a- begging. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  18. She put the question as simply as if she were asking if she might sew on a button for him. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  19. She glanced up with a smile, ceasing for an instant to sew – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  20. They were cut from the strip of brown leather, and Helma showed Eric how to shape them and sew them himself. – The Little House in the Fairy Wood by Ethel Cook Eliot