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sewing table

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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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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
  • Bring that catalogue from Altman's that's on mother's sewing table and we'll pick out some new dresses.

    Highacres Jane Abbott
  • Then he could borrow enough to pay for the sewing table—minus forty-seven cents.

    Jerry's Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  • Basting for large work should usually be done with the goods lying flat on the sewing table.

    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.

  • 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
  • Behind it, in her low chair by her sewing table sat the young sister whose fate had been so lightly decreed.

    Faith Gartney's Girlhood Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • He hardly heard Mr. Bean praise the sewing table and accept the first bid.

    Jerry's Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  • 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
  • Your pattern should be planned and pinned on a flat surface such as a sewing table.

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