The basic texture of our inner lives is sewn from cultural threads.
When it comes to films, Paramount's Brad Grey looks smart to have sewn Abrams up.
The creases in his trousers are so fierce they look like crowbars are sewn into them.
In case any one forgot, the letters UEFA were sewn into the breast pocket of his suit.
The book discloses that occasionally, weights are sewn into the seams of dresses to avoid potential embarrassment.
These trefoil leaves are made separately, and then sewn together.
Fishing in his sewn pocket, he withdrew a single, shiny coin.
They were sewn up at the bottom, so that they could be worn over his boots.
The head and breast are stuffed independently of these and sewn up.
On his last trip into the cabin he took from a drawer in the table a small, flat packet, sewn in membranous parchment.
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.