Quotes About Sewing

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Quotes About Sewing

No one expects a woman busy at her sewing to pay attention to whats being said around her. Nevermind if a mans mother and sister showerd them they heard everything while they stictched, hell still think a woman who plies her needles saves all her brains for the work. Youre a far better spy hemming sheets than if you clank with daggers.
— Tamora Pierce —

The point of the resurrection ... is that the present bodily life is not valueless just because it will die ... What you do with your body in the present matters because God has a great future in store for it ... What you do in the present-by painting, preaching, singing, sewing, praying, teaching, building hospitals, digging wells, campaigning for justice, writing poems, caring for the needy, loving your neighbor as yourself-will last into God's future. These activities are not simply ways of making the present life a little less beastly, a little more bearable, until the day when we leave it behind altogether (as the hymn so mistakenly puts it ... ). They are part of what we may call building for God's kingdom.

— N.T. Wright

Mother seemed happiest when making and tending home, the sewing machine whistling and the Mixmaster whirling. Her deepest impulse was to nurture, to simply dwell; it had nothing to do with ambition and achievement in the world ... How had I come to believe that my world of questing and writing was more valuable than her dwelling and domestic artistry? ... I wanted to go out and do things
write books, speak out. I've been driven by that. I don't know how to rest in myself very well, how to be content staying put. But Mother knows how to BE at home
and really, to be in herself. It's actually very beautiful what she does ... I think part of me just longs for the way Mother experiences home.

— Sue Monk Kidd

I use filming as an excuse to take classes. I got my certification in sailing for 'Wedding Crashers,' and now I can handle a 26-foot boat. I played a seamstress once, so I took sewing classes. I love dipping into these other lives.

— Rachel McAdams

Kids think with their brains cracked wide open; becoming an adult, I've decided, is only a slow sewing shut.

— Jodi Picoult

I have a sewing machine that I adore, and I spend a lot of time sitting in front of it when I'm not working. And any excuse to paint or draw or do something artistic with my hands really gets me going. Definitely aspiring.

— India De Beaufort

The scar on my eye is a result of the doctor's sewing up my face. It was 450 stitches and plastic surgery.

— Charlie Puth

My mother was kept very busy with her sewing; sometimes she would have another woman helping her.

— James Weldon Johnson

Hanging softly over the black Singer sewing machine, it looked like magic, and when people saw me wearing it they were going to run up to me and say, "Marguerite, forgive us, please, we didn't know who you were," and I would answer generously, "No, you couldn't have known. Of course I forgive you.

— Maya Angelou

My mom taught me how to sew when I was 2 or 3, so I've been sewing for as long as I can remember.

— Serena Williams

That was the exact moment my heart threaded with hers. It was as if someone reached down with a sewing needle and stitched my soul to hers. How could one woman be so sharp and so vulnerable at the same time? Whatever would happen to her would happen to me. Whatever pain she would feel, I would feel it too. I wanted it - that was the surprising part. Selfish, self centered Caleb Drake loved a girl so much he could already feel himself changing to accommodate her needs.
I fell.
Hard.
For the rest of this life and probably the next.
I wanted her - every last inch of her stubborn, combative, catty heart.

— Tarryn Fisher

Before we can successfully undertake a personal search for Jesus, we must first prepare time for him in our lives and room for him in our hearts. In these buys days there are many who have time for golf, time for shopping, time for work, time for play
but no time for Christ. Lovely homes dot the land and provide rooms for eating, rooms for sleeping, playrooms, sewing rooms, television rooms
but no room for Christ.

— Thomas S. Monson

In Seattle you haven't had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it's running.

— Jeff Bezos

When poets go off the boil, they sound like bumble bees; when critics do, they sound like sewing machines.

— Mason Cooley

There's something very intimate about taking someone's work, turning it over and unpicking it. In the same way people have unique handwriting people have a sewing style. You do start building a fantasy relationship with the person.

— Matt Smith

If women were once permitted to read Sophocles and work with logarithms, or to nibble at any side of the apple of knowledge, there would be an end forever to their sewing on buttons and embroidering slippers.

— Anna Julia Cooper

A tranquil woman can go on sewing longer than an angry man can go on fuming.

— George Bernard Shaw

In some hotels they give you a little sewing kit. You know what I do? I sew the towels together. One time I sewed a button on a lampshade. I like to leave a mark.

— George Carlin

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