Synonyms for Sewing:

n.

cross-stitch, applique, needlework, needlepoint, alteration, chain stitch, embroidery, darn. act (noun)
stitching.
needlepoint (noun)
needlework.
needlework (noun)
quilting, stitchery, crocheting.
sewing (noun)
stitchery, stitching.
stitching (noun)
Embroidering, darning, mending, patching, tailoring, Piecing, Seaming, backstitching, dressmaking, stitchery, needlework.

v.

fastening (verb)
Gluing, lashing, lacing, Clinching, strapping, braiding, Plaiting, suturing, Cementing, fastening, splicing, Hitching, Pasting, Hinging, Chaining, weaving, Linking, tying, Buckling, coupling, Fusing, Knotting, welding, zipping, Bracketing, connecting, stitching, Staying, Tethering, Stringing.
sewing (verb)
backstitching, buttonholing, Seaming, quilting, crocheting, cross stitching, chain stitching, Purling, Embroidering, basting, knitting, tacking, binding.

Other synonyms:

fancywork
needlework.
Other relevant words:
needlework, stitchery, dressmaking, mending, cross-stitch, embroidery, tailoring, darning, applique.

Usage examples for sewing

  1. There was a meeting of the sewing society at Mrs. Daggett's. – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  2. Talking don't prevent sewing mademoiselle. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  3. I had my sack over my shoulder, and the sewing machine in one hand; it was a heavy load, and the muddy road made things no easier. – Wanderers by Knut Hamsun