There was an old treadle sewing machine with carved drawers and even a grandfathers' clock, stating the permanent time of three p.m.
She looked away and fumbled with the needle and thread she'd found in a sewing kit.
She bristled, feeling as if she'd been sentenced to nothing more than a sewing circle for good little wives.
Katie was busy sewing something for her hope chest, so Carmen grabbed her cane pole and some liver from the refrigerator, and strolled down to the pond.
Katie was on the couch sewing when Carmen entered the living room.
Of fine sewing cotton has been employed to measure the wind velocity passing over a kite, the tension of the cotton being recorded, and this plan has given satisfactory results.
The Waltham watch and the Singer sewing-machine had their beginning in Boston in 1850.
The most important manufactures are iron and steel, carriage hardware, electrical supplies, bridges, boilers, engines, car wheels, sewing machines, printing presses, agricultural implements, and various other commodities made wholly or chiefly from iron and steel.
There are rock quarries here, and the city manufactures sewing machines, musical instruments, especially pianos, foundry and machine shop products, agricultural implements and furniture.
Colmar is the centre of considerable textile industries, comprising wool, cotton and silk-weaving, and has important manufactures of sewing thread, starch, sugar and machinery.
In World War II, for instance, the Singer Corporation, of sewing-machine fame, made handguns for the war effort.
Yesterday I gave her a sewing-card to do.
Her father looks in at us morning and evening as he goes to and from his office, and sees her contentedly stringing her beads or making horizontal lines on her sewing-card, and exclaims, "How quiet she is!"
Sewing and crocheting are inventions of the devil, I think.
She was much pleased with the letter, and after she had asked all the questions she could think of, she took it to her mother, who was sewing in the hall, and read it to her.
Beside, clothes introduced sewing, a kind of work which you may call endless; a woman's dress, at least, is never done.
"You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.
As soon as anyone entered she got up quickly, changed her position and expression, and picked up a book or some sewing, evidently waiting impatiently for the intruder to go.