Sewing press


Sewing press
Sewing Sew"ing, n. 1. The act or occupation of one who sews. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is sewed with the needle. [1913 Webster]

{Sewing horse} (Harness making), a clamp, operated by the foot, for holding pieces of leather while being sewed.

{Sewing machine}, a machine for sewing or stitching.

{Sewing press}, or {Sewing table} (Bookbinding), a fixture or table having a frame in which are held the cords to which the back edges of folded sheets are sewed to form a book. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.