- a worktable for holding sewing materials, often supplied with a bag or pouch for needlework.
Compare bag table.
Origin of sewing table
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for sewing table
A sewing-table with legs folded flat was a sled upon the stairs.Hints to Pilgrims
Charles Stephen Brooks
She read to him some of her verses that were in the sewing-table drawer.
The fifes were combs with tissue paper; the drums were tabourets and the sewing-table.Main Street
And the sewing-table, ebony inlaid with mother-of-pearl, that stood always by the south window?Honey-Sweet
To the right of the gateway, an upright piano; further down the stage, a sewing-table and two easy-chairs.Plays--First Series