What does sewing mean?

Definitions for sewing
ˈsoʊ ɪŋsewing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sewing, stitching(noun)

    joining or attaching by stitches

  2. sewing, stitchery(noun)

    needlework on which you are working with needle and thread

    "she put her sewing back in the basket"


  1. sewing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to sew.

  2. sewing(Noun)

    Something that is being or has been sewn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sewing

    of Sew

  2. Sewing(noun)

    the act or occupation of one who sews

  3. Sewing(noun)

    that which is sewed with the needle


  1. Sewing

    Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts, arising in the Paleolithic era. Before the invention of spinning yarn or weaving fabric, archaeologists believe Stone Age people across Europe and Asia sewed fur and skin clothing using bone, antler or ivory needles and "thread" made of various animal body parts including sinew, catgut, and veins. Although usually associated with clothing and household linens, sewing is used in a variety of crafts and industries, including shoemaking, upholstery, sailmaking, bookbinding and the manufacturing of some kinds of sporting goods. Sewing is the fundamental process underlying a variety of textile arts and crafts, including embroidery, tapestry, quilting, appliqué and patchwork. For thousands of years, all sewing was done by hand. The invention of the sewing machine in the 19th century and the rise of computerization in the later 20th century led to mass production of sewn objects, but hand sewing is still practised around the world. Fine hand sewing is a characteristic of high-quality tailoring, haute couture fashion, and custom dressmaking, and is pursued by both textile artists and hobbyists as a means of creative expression.

Anagrams for sewing »

  1. winges

  2. swinge

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sewing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sewing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sewing in a Sentence

  1. Gracie Yoo:

    With the support of some of my friends and the Auntie Squad donating sewing machines, fabric, thread and elastic, I personally send out things to my students every week. And then I do a self-stamped envelope to different organizations that they send those masks to. We have sent 100 masks to First Nations.

  2. Isabella Appell:

    I think the biggest challenge is just getting the materials, i personally love making these masks. I would do it in my free time. I would do it all the time. But I am short on materials, so I would really appreciate any type of fabric donation or help sewing.

  3. Comte de Lautréamont:

    Beautiful as the chance encounter of a sewing machine and an umbrella on an operating table

  4. Scott Steiner:

    We've got a three-day supply of N95 masks on hand, in order to preserve these, and get them to last longer, we've got a team of people sewing masks together.

  5. Catherine Carey:

    There's promising evidence coming out to support what a lot of crafters have known anecdotally for quite some time, and that's that creating -- whether it be through art, music, cooking, quilting, sewing, drawing, photography (or) cake decorating -- is beneficial to us in a number of important ways.

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