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Usage examples for sewing

  1. But she was neither reading nor sewing. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  2. And there's no sewing work to get, even if I could do it at night and in honest spare time. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  3. It will make your hands too rough for the sewing. – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  4. But I didn't know you hated sewing, Catherine." – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  5. He opened a chest and took out a ship's flag to show her how the sewing was done. – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  6. She's been living with me- working for me, sewing. – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  7. Meanwhile Lovey Mary worked extra hours at the factory and did sewing at night to pay for Kate's board. – Lovey Mary by Alice Hegan Rice
  8. The woman flew to her sewing. – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  9. I was wondering if you could do some sewing for me? – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  10. Wearied of drawing castles and swans, she had been listening to her father reading passages aloud from the book on his knees to her mother who was sewing by the lamp. – The Dark Star by Robert W. Chambers
  11. A pause follows this remark: the two women sewing silently. – Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw
  12. The sewing is the first element in time and importance. – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  13. It was dark, and my mother sat sewing beside a shaded lamp and singing to herself. – Us and the Bottleman by Edith Ballinger Price
  14. Talking don't prevent sewing, mademoiselle. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  15. In one corner of the room, half hidden, was a sewing machine. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  16. Because they did not have to rise with the sun and travel all day, there was leisure for sewing, washing, and preparing meals as Emma thought they should be prepared. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  17. " There's surely not a dandier picture in the world than a girl sitting in the shade sewing- white things," he said at last, by way of greeting. – The Law-Breakers by Ridgwell Cullum
  18. " I can show it to you in the paper," she offered, making as if to put aside her sewing. – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  19. A great deal of sewing was done in my grandmother's house, and the sewing- maid and at least one other of the servants sat there every evening. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
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