Her daughter, Elaina, 24, a trained costume designer and makeup artist, helps out by sewing clothes.
All sorts of everyday quilters who were moved by the historic victory sat down at their sewing machines to mark the occasion.
At home, while Jennifer prefers to clean, Brendan, 37, does all the cooking and even the sewing.
Making endless hours of sewing more bearable, quilters transformed their everyday crafts into symbolic masterpieces.
There were no scullery chores or sewing for this spirited redhead.
Naturally enough what he tried to do was to imitate the action of the hand in sewing.
Women who find that reading will not do, will obtain no relief from sewing.
But I don't know how I'll keep busy all the time, though I can help mother with the sewing.
sewing she used to be, a bad life for a girl to be at it all day.
Bobbys mother is wonderful with sewing and my mother and some other ladies from Coxton keep her supplied.
late 13c., "action of sewing;" c.1400, "sewn work," verbal noun from sew (v.). Sewing machine is attested from 1847.
Old English siwian "to stitch, sew, mend, patch, knit together," earlier siowian, from Proto-Germanic *siwjanan (cf. Old Norse syja, Swedish sy, Danish sye, Old Frisian sia, Old High German siuwan, Gothic siujan "to sew"), from PIE root *syu- "to bind, sew" (cf. Sanskrit sivyati "sews," sutram "thread, string;" Greek hymen "thin skin, membrane," hymnos "song;" Latin suere "to sew, sew together;" Old Church Slavonic šijo "to sew," šivu "seam;" Lettish siuviu, siuti "to sew," siuvikis "tailor;" Russian švec "tailor"). Related: Sewed; sewing. To sew (something) up "bring it to a conclusion" is a figurative use attested by 1904.