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  • v. Alternative spelling of re-sew. (To sew something over again.)

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  • v. sew again


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  • “We need to clean this and then resew the wound,” I said.

    Wild Orchid

  • Which meant resewing the seams on either side of the center front and back piece had already put in the pockets, too, so I didn't want to resew those seams.

    June 2008

  • It's not as if you can rip them apart at the seams and resew.

    "The man of the moment is an urchin, a wraith or an underfed runt."

  • I had to recut, and resew it, and the second effort was not as good as the first.

    Closet Excavations - A Dress A Day

  • Every so often, I layed them out and occasionally would unpick one seam and resew a different set.

    I took my Patchwork to Patchwork Corner

  • There was no use trying to resew the cushion in the dark.

    Mary Louise

  • She'll cut the capeline and resew it with trims to create a unique shape, or to affix a more decorative brim.

  • I found myself spending a lot of time ripping stitches and having to resew many a seam.

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  • I think about what people did during the Depression, and people would never do that now -- former businessmen selling apples on the side of the corner, or ripping apart clothes to resew new ones.


  • These include a collection of single socks I kept in hopes their mates would miraculously materialize from under my bed or somewhere; MoonPies almost a year past their expiration date -- a horrible waste, but the taste isn't worth the calories at this point, and it's my own fault for not treating myself to them more often; a purse with a broken handle I've always meant to resew, but then I don't love the purse enough to bother; books* I'm never going to read, let's be honest, or don't like enough to justify the space on my shelves; and so on and so forth.

    Spring Cleaning


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