Quotes of sewing

  1. All the asylum clothing is made by the patients, but sewing does not employ one's mind. After several months' confinement the thoughts of the busy world grow faint, and all the poor prisoners can do is to sit and ponder over their hopeless fate. – Nellie Bly
  2. The most casual examination will reveal the fact that all the jokes about the horrible results of masculine cooking and sewing are written by men. It is all part of a great scheme of sex propaganda. – Heywood Broun
  3. You sweat out the free agent thing in November then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms. – Whitey Herzog
  4. My mother was kept very busy with her sewing sometimes she would have another woman helping her. – James Weldon Johnson
  5. I preferred sewing to bossing little children. – Mary Harris Jones
  6. One has to look out for engineers- they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb. – Marcel Pagnol
  7. It used to be twelve people crowded around a sewing table; now it's ten. – Ben Shahn

Usage examples for sewing

  1. A pause follows this remark: the two women sewing silently. – Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw
  2. " 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
  3. " 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
  4. Talking don't prevent sewing mademoiselle. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  5. But I didn't know you hated sewing Catherine." – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  6. 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
  7. But she was neither reading nor sewing – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  8. He was sewing on a bridle that had given way. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  9. She's been living with me- working for me, sewing – Love Stories by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  10. The woman flew to her sewing – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  11. In one corner of the room, half hidden, was a sewing machine. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  12. 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
  13. The sewing is the first element in time and importance. – The Booklover and His Books by Harry Lyman Koopman
  14. It was dark, and my mother sat sewing beside a shaded lamp and singing to herself. – Us and the Bottleman by Edith Ballinger Price
  15. I was wondering if you could do some sewing for me? – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  16. It will make your hands too rough for the sewing – Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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