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  • Beneath her was a pile of straw, around which several pairs of socks with sewn-on button eyes lay, staring up at the vast and empty space.

    So Much Pretty

  • But the one the guy let her walk away with for only twenty dollars wasn't quite right — the tiny sewn-on label readKate Spad.

    Australia

  • Perhaps they could have enhanced the mystique and exclusivity of Mission Control by designing some sort of gender-neutral jumpsuit/coverall with indecipherable codes, colorful sewn-on patches, and official-looking ID badges — something not quite as fancy as the astronauts themselves get, but something similar to enhance the team aspect.

    The Phoenix Has Landed, or What to Wear to Mission Control

  • Up's details have an incredible tactile quality, from the jiggle of golden retriever Dug's glossy coat to the sweet earnesty of Russell's sewn-on scout badges.

    Pixar's Small Wonder

  • The casual clothes are all ugly sweaters with sewn-on appliques and rhinestones -- the over 60 stuff.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Red-and-white pompoms, inflatable thundersticks, and dozens of people wearing “Joe” stickers, designed to look like a sewn-on nametag.

    Election Eve: Palin’s Final Pitch - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • "Ruan" by Xiao You, for example, consists of the head of a real human fetus with sewn-on rabbit eyes and the body of a bird.

    Hot Properties

  • While don't carry my alma mater -- Iowa -- or Carolina, for that matter, you can get an all-cotton hoodie with sewn-on letters for around $15.

    heaven or las vegas

  • "Remember the corporate motto, Vern," was what Earl said during a run trying to sneak a plane full of Schludwiller aka Bobbe's Beer into Oregon, as he tapped the sewn-on patch on his shirt, which read: Quod Nescient Sibi Damno Non Erit -- "What they don't know won't hurt 'em ..."

    Remember the Corporate Motto ...

  • Get three-dozen prefolded diapers plus four or five snap-on or Velcro waterproof covers, and pins or plastic clips, if you choose the type of diaper without sewn-on attachments.

    How To Buy & Sell just about Everything

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