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.

{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 table — A sewing table or work table is a table or desk used for sewing. Generally is has large amounts of space and a full set of sewing tools. Nearby there will be a chair and a waste bin. A common attachment is a dropleaf to give expanded space. Other …   Wikipedia

  • sewing table — a worktable for holding sewing materials, often supplied with a bag or pouch for needlework. Cf. bag table. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • sewing table — a worktable for holding sewing materials, often supplied with a bag or pouch for needlework. Cf. bag table. [1870 75] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sewing — or stitching is the fastening of cloth, leather, furs, bark, or other flexible materials, using needle and thread. Its use is nearly universal among human populations and dates back to Paleolithic times (30,000 BC). Sewing predates the weaving of …   Wikipedia

  • 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 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Table (furniture) — A chic table in an Iranian palace A wooden dining table and cha …   Wikipedia

  • sewing bird — noun : a clamp usually fastened to a table edge and having a birdlike beak to hold work to be sewed by hand …   Useful english dictionary

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