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sewing table

noun
1.
a worktable for holding sewing materials, often supplied with a bag or pouch for needlework.
Compare bag table.
Origin of sewing table
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75
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  • Pink bows and ruffles smothered the dresser and sewing table, and pink and white cushions filled the window seat.

    A Romance of Billy-Goat Hill Alice Hegan Rice
  • Jane brought the sewing table and spread it before the fire, and while the doctor and I had tea, Mamie had her supper.

    Dear Enemy Jean Webster
  • Milly sat on a high chair at one side of the sewing table, Jane at the other.

    Cinderella Jane

    Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • Bring that catalogue from Altman's that's on mother's sewing table and we'll pick out some new dresses.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott
  • Basting for large work should usually be done with the goods lying flat on the sewing table.

    Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson
  • Where there is gas, a small, portable stove should be kept near the sewing table with a medium-sized flat iron.

    Textiles and Clothing Kate Heintz Watson
  • After putting the tray on a sewing table, she began to make Clara's bed, chattering the while in Bohemian.

  • For the rest, he could only see a wall decorated with the tiny frivolities of a boudoir, two chairs, a sewing table.

    The House of Mystery William Henry Irwin
  • The long rear bench was utilized as a sewing table for the seamstresses and also for additional seating capacity.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • "I'll give you a dollar more than you paid for that sewing table," said a woman in a red hat.

    Jerry's Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson

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