Sewing press
Sewing Sew"ing, n. 1. The act or occupation of one who sews. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is sewed with the needle. [1913 Webster]

{Sewing horse} (Harness making), a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed.

{Sewing machine}, a machine for sewing or stitching.

{Sewing press}, or {Sewing table} (Bookbinding), a fixture or table having a frame in which are held the cords to which the back edges of folded sheets are sewed to form a book. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • sewing press — noun or sewing bench or sewing frame : a wooden device for bookbinding having a baseboard and two screw threaded uprights supporting a crossbar from which cords used in hand sewing are stretched to the baseboard …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Sewing — Sew ing, n. 1. The act or occupation of one who sews. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is sewed with the needle. [1913 Webster] {Sewing horse} (Harness making), a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed. {Sewing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sewing horse — Sewing Sew ing, n. 1. The act or occupation of one who sews. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is sewed with the needle. [1913 Webster] {Sewing horse} (Harness making), a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sewing machine — Sewing Sew ing, n. 1. The act or occupation of one who sews. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is sewed with the needle. [1913 Webster] {Sewing horse} (Harness making), a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sewing table — Sewing Sew ing, n. 1. The act or occupation of one who sews. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is sewed with the needle. [1913 Webster] {Sewing horse} (Harness making), a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sewing bench — noun see sewing press …   Useful english dictionary

  • sewing frame — noun see sewing press …   Useful english dictionary

  • press — I. /prɛs / (say pres) verb (pressed or, Archaic, prest, pressing) –verb (t) 1. to act upon with weight or force. 2. to move by weight or force in a certain direction or into a certain position. 3. to compress or squeeze, as to alter in shape or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Bernina Sewing Machine — History= In the spring of 1890, Karl Friedrich Gegauf moved from Tägerwilen to Steckborn, Switzerland. and in Feldbach Convent established an embroidery shop and a mechanical workshop for the production of a monogram embroidering machine, his own …   Wikipedia

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