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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sewing & knitting
sewingsew‧ing /ˈsəʊɪŋ $ ˈsoʊ-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 DLHthe activity or skill of making or repairing clothes or decorating cloth with a needle and thread2 DLHsomething you are sewing Imogen sighed and picked up her sewing.
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sewingDressmaking and sewing machines are totally foreign to many would-be kite flyers.I taught on all makes of machine and have also worked in stores and at exhibitions, selling knitting and sewing machines.She would have her hair nicely done and I might be doing a bit of sewing.The quilt was a truly beautiful piece of sewing.It was an evening when I knew Lily went to a weekly patriotic sewing and knitting circle in a near-by parish hall.All of them can then double as a desk, homework table, sewing or drawing table.I'd usually leave the washing until Sunday, also the sewing and mending.The tent-pole bag was torn, so I put it on one side with the sewing kit.The sewing industry in Saratov reported that its factories were closing in January through lack of demand for its products.
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