The sewing-silk must be of the best quality, not too fine or slack-twisted.
Better than ninepence, and finding your own cotton and sewing-silk.
These stitches carefully follow every line of the design, and are worked in black China sewing-silk or filoselle.
It was beautifully made and stitched, and still contained some skeins of sewing-silk and a few rusty needles.
For a moment, as if his thoughts were far elsewhere, he played with a morsel of sewing-silk which he had picked up from the floor.
The best medium of exchange seemed to be the little skeins of sewing-silk which I had been careful to bring.
Instead of sewing-silk, standards had best be worked with chenille, such as comes on purpose for embroidering.
To keep Thread, sewing-silk, &c.—In making up linen, thread is much preferable to cotton.