- a group, especially of women, meeting regularly to sew.
Origin of sewing circle
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for sewing circle
But the destination of the work done by the Sewing-Circle—that is different.
Did Captain Baynell attend the meeting of the sewing-circle?
There fell a hush of awe over the sewing-circle, and even Miss Snob was a moment in bringing out her second.A Book o' Nine Tales.
This view was propounded in a sewing-circle discussion and, leaking down to us through our mothers, greatly amused us.A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays
Gradually they drew me into a sewing-circle that was in existence then, and a reading club.The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation
Annie Fellows Johnston