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To sew, or to sew something

sew

verb

to make or repair clothes using a needle and thread

mend

verb

to repair a tear or hole in a piece of clothing

stitch

verb

to join pieces of cloth together by sewing them

embroider

verb

to decorate cloth with a design of coloured stitches

alter

verb

to make small changes to a piece of clothing so that it fits better

tack

verb

to stitch pieces of cloth together with long loose stitches, usually before you stitch the cloth more carefully

turn up

to make a piece of clothing or cloth shorter by making a fold along the bottom edge and fastening it with stitches

take in

to make a piece of clothing more narrow or tight, so that it fits you

let out

to use the extra cloth in a fold of a piece of clothing to make it wider

run up

to make something very quickly, especially something that you sew

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