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Sewing press

Sewing \Sew"ing\, n.

  1. The act or occupation of one who sews.

  2. That which is sewed with the needle.

    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.