Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sewing
IPA transcription: [s'oʊɪŋ]
Pronunciations of sewing
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: sewing, stitching
    Meaning: joining or attaching by stitches
Usage examples
  • After the cutting came the sewing.
  • She sat down on the square box they used to cover the sewing machine.
  • Knitting, sewing, reading, writing, ciphering, will be all you will have to teach.
  • His mother let the work that she was sewing fall upon her knees, and drew Johnny toward her.
  • I used to take in sewing before the accident to my eyes, and that helped a good deal to pay expenses.
  • "What can be the matter with Walter," thought Mama Ellis as she sat sewing in her pleasant sitting-room.
  • For a minute the gipsy watched Aunt Rachel, and then she got up from the sewing machine box and crossed the floor.
  • Though all the chairs were mended, Annabel still came daily to the farm, sat on the box they used to cover the sewing machine, and wove mats.
  • And so the sails were cut out, and the hems turned down and basted, and tucked away into Polly's little work-basket ready for the sewing on the morrow.
  • Then she set to work, cutting out and sewing as best she could, and by the end of six days she had turned it into an elegant robe with a long train and a mantle.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts of America), License CC BY-SA 4.0