Usage examples for sew

  1. She and her sisters learned to sew well. – Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. If he's sick, I'll wash and iron and sew and scrub and- oh, anything. – The Sherrods by George Barr McCutcheon
  9. Why don't you do something- read, sew, knit? – Mary Marie by Eleanor H. Porter
  10. 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
  11. She glanced up with a smile, ceasing for an instant to sew. – The Inner Shrine by Basil King
  12. I'll cover a sheet with these pieces, you see, and sew them on. – The Associate Hermits by Frank R. Stockton
  13. I shall sew, and listen." – A Man's Hearth by Eleanor M. Ingram
  14. " 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
  15. Do not read or sew at twilight, or by too dazzling a light. – The American Frugal Housewife by Lydia M. Child
  16. " I mean that I intend to sew here no longer," proclaimed Dorothy. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  17. 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
  18. 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