n. A social meeting of women, who congregate to sew and talk together.
The term sewing circle usually refers to a group of people, usually women, who meet regularly for the purpose of sewing, often for charitable causes while chatting gossip and politics.
A sewing circle is a monthly meeting of Mennonite women for the purpose of sewing bedding and clothing to be distributed by service and missionary organizations to people in need around the world. The Women's Missionary and Service Commission grew out of such sewing circles.
Usage examples of "sewing circle".
He'd then tried to finance it on his own, not even allowing the other members of the Sewing Circle to help.
Did Michael know she'd joined a sewing circle with Lily, in which they did petit point and listened to Bach?