In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbsewed, sewn
1coser(hem/seam) hacerto sew sth on — coser / pegar algo
- sew the sleeve onto the bodice — cosa / pegue la manga al cuerpo
- can you sew this button on for me, please? — ¿me puedes coser / pegar este botón, por favor?
- Next, sew the lining exactly as you sewed the vest itself, again leaving the side seams open.
- And, as I usually sat sewing with my sisters and my mother, I often had time for such idle daydreams.
- I have managed to get good stitches on light fabric, but when I was sewing a patch it caused these loops and tangles.
- Jacob Davis, a tailor from Nevada, took large pieces of denim and sewed them together with metal thread, to make what we now know today as jeans.
- Her mother was a seamstress and her older sister sewed for Catalina.
- Charles had finished sewing the wound and was now cleaning the needle.
- The upper part was sewn with vertical stitching to delineate the bodice.
- ‘You can talk to Rei while I stitch her up,’ Anzuko replied, still sewing the wound.
- Pockets are roughly sewn or simply ripped out and the pre-worn look includes frayed edges, rips, cuts and laser-etched age marks.
- The children all had to design the costumes and then cut, stitch and sew the old clothes bought from charity shops into their new form during their weekly sessions.
- I've attached the sleeve on both sides and have sewn the side seam on one side.
- I hated sewing, but merely joined in the gossip of the ladies as they sewed the cloth.
- These patchwork blocks are sewn into strips, then joined with plain-fabric strips.
- They are then sewn together and dyed if necessary.
- Fold the remaining two pieces of ribbon in half, and sew the folded ends just inside of where you stitched the strap.
- While his mother and sister spent their days sewing, the boy completed elementary and secondary school.
- The school has 50 sewing machines, all the girls are taught to sew and the school makes some money from garments made to order.
- On the armhole seams, I sewed them as usual, setting in the sleeves to the garment, right sides together.
- The doctors had sewn the wound shut, but some of the seams were not holding.
- She rips apart the leather item and sews the pieces by hand into something totally different.
intransitive verbsewed, sewn
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