Translation of sewing in Spanish:


costura, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsoʊɪŋ//ˈsəʊɪŋ/


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    costura feminine
    before noun sewing basket costurero masculine
    • A few hours later, Marie stopped her sewing and frowned into the sunset from her window.
    • I use headphones on a daily basis as I do a lot of sewing on industrial-class machines and like to block out the mechanical noise as well as listen to the radio clearly.
    • Ann's marriage to Simon, apparently not a happy one, led her to find work in sewing or needlework.
    • They made shoes, they cooked, and they did spinning, sewing and embroidery together.
    • It also boasts of a youth skills centre where youths are taught skills like woodwork, sewing and hairdressing.
    • She was doing her sewing and thinking about her fiancé Nathan.
    • Charity, on the other hand, was far superior at stitching and all manner of sewing.
    • The elderly take part in activities including sewing and knitting.
    • Needless to say, button sewing wasn't adventuresome enough for him, and he left me home alone to finish my task.
    • Activities like reading, driving and sewing are severely affected.
    • Kids who were initially intimidated by the thought of sewing soon came to realize how fun and fulfilling quilting together could be.
    • So I went to my room and worked on some sewing and embroidery, to pass the time.
    • Three other young sisters taught sewing or embroidery during the late 1830s and longer.
    • Her teaching duties most likely also included sewing and embroidery.
    • Informally, women met to socialize and do needlework and sewing.
    • Australia is the world center of sewing and crafts, so we should be able to get some good thread from them.
    • She did a lot of knitting and sewing, volunteered in her church, and sang in the choir.
    • They taught me everything girls needed to know, including sewing, cooking, cleaning, and taking care of children.
    • The schoolgirls were attending the first of two 10-day courses arranged by the firm to introduce the needlewoman of the future to the art of mechanical sewing.
    • Some time during her earlier years, Ellen went to Alta to perfect her knowledge of the Norwegian language, and to learn home economics and sewing.
  • 2

    (sth sewn)
    labor feminine
    costura feminine
    she put her sewing down dejó la labor / la costura
    • He stared at her sewing which she had taken up again.
    • So I sat myself on one of the window seats and took up my sewing.
    • She wanted to see all of my sewing, and the things I had made.
    • Frantically putting away her sewing, Althia had the courtesy to blurt out a farewell to her mother and sister before dashing off into the hallway.
    • She bent over her sewing so that she wouldn't look at him.
    • Even on the night of Chun's funeral she returns to her sewing.
    • He looked up from his sewing surprised.
    • Aimee looked up from her sewing, and, seeing that it was Keira, practically launched herself at her best friend.
    • Leslie smiled and turned back to her sewing, moving what looked like a shirt sleeve along the jabbing threaded needle.
    • I picked up my sewing and began to stitch quickly.
    • I put down my sewing and go in and shut it off for him.
    • Elizabeth nodded and picked her sewing back up.
    • Beth puts down her sewing more than once and stares off.