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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sewing table

Historical Examples of 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

    Sinclair Lewis

  • And the sewing-table, ebony inlaid with mother-of-pearl, that stood always by the south window?


    Edna Turpin

  • To the right of the gateway, an upright piano; further down the stage, a sewing-table and two easy-chairs.

    Plays--First Series

    August Strindberg