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Sewed

Sew \Sew\, v. t. [imp. Sewed; p. p. Sewed, rarely Sewn; p. pr. & vb. n. Sewing.] [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. si['o]wian, s[=i]wian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s?ja, Sw. sy, Dan. sye, Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr. ????, Skr. siv. [root]156. Cf. Seam a suture, Suture.]

  1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread.

    No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment.
    --Mark ii. 21.

  2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip.

  3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag.

Sewed

Sew \Sew\, v. t. [imp. Sewed; p. p. Sewed, rarely Sewn; p. pr. & vb. n. Sewing.] [OE. sewen, sowen, AS. si['o]wian, s[=i]wian; akin to OHG. siuwan, Icel. s?ja, Sw. sy, Dan. sye, Goth. siujan, Lith. siuti, Russ, shite, L. ssuere, Gr. ????, Skr. siv. [root]156. Cf. Seam a suture, Suture.]

  1. To unite or fasten together by stitches, as with a needle and thread.

    No man also seweth a piece of new cloth on an old garment.
    --Mark ii. 21.

  2. To close or stop by ssewing; -- often with up; as, to sew up a rip.

  3. To inclose by sewing; -- sometimes with up; as, to sew money in a bag.

WordNet

sewed

adj. fastened with stitches [syn: sewn, stitched]

Wiktionary

sewed

vb. (en-past of: sew)

Usage examples of "sewed".

Edge wire is always sewed on same side of brim as the headsize wire, which is usually the smooth side.

This will form a bag which should be pulled down through the hole made at the center of the crown top and sewed securely in place.

A smooth crown may be made from an extra piece sewed over the top after the side is finished.

A round crown of buckram makes a good turban frame if a bias strip of crinoline an inch wide is sewed to the lower edge to give a little flare.

There will be found a thread at the edge of most braids which may be pulled up to take out the extra fullness when sewed on a curve.

Sometimes it is easier to begin sewing the braid on at the very center of the top of the crown, or a few rows may be sewed to a small circle of crinoline before attaching to the top of the crown.

The material is often gathered in small quarter-inch tucks at the points where the tuck may be sewed to the circle wire on the brim or the crown.

If the edge is left plain, a few rows of lacey-looking braid may be sewed on the edge.

If a wire frame is used, it must first be covered with a thin plain material to serve as a foundation to which the ribbon or strips of material may be sewed, or a frame of neteen or crinoline may be used if a very soft hat is desired.

Sometimes we find a tiny sachet rosebud sewed to the lining, or a little lace-trimmed pocket for the veil.

A crown tip is used with this lining, which is made of a piece of silk four inches square, sewed or glued to the inside of the crown top.

After the bow is arranged, these ends should be bent out and back, making loops which are sewed down to the hat.

It may be sewed on the brim or side crown and is very effective made of gold ribbon.

The first row would be placed near the outside edge of the buckram and each pleat sewed as it is laid.

This should be sewed onto a fine wire, and it may then be wound into a rosette.