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sew in Sewing & knitting topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsewsew /səʊ $ soʊ/ ●●● S3 verb (past tense sewed, past participle sewn /səʊn $ soʊn/ or sewed) [intransitive, transitive]  DLHto use a needle and thread to make or repair clothes or to fasten something such as a button to them I learned to sew at school.sew something on something Can you sew a patch on my jeans?sew something together She sewed the two sides together. sew something ↔ up→ See Verb table
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sewI went back to my sewing.Granted, any skilled practitioner could make a set of numbers sew a quilt that could cover an airplane hangar.More and more women work and have less time to sew and do crafts.She learned to sew and made maternity smocks he tried to admire.I washed out a pair of tights and sewed on a button.One afternoon I had seen him painfully sewing on a shirt-button.Where did you learn to sew so well?Construction: shingle construction - sections of fibre are sewn to the outer and liner and overlaid to eliminate any cold spots.