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see needleworkneedlework,
work done with a needle, either plain sewing, mending, or ornamental work such as embroidery, quilting, smocking, hemstitching, fagoting, some kinds of lace making (see lace), patchwork, and appliqué.
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What does it mean when you dream about sewing?

A dream about sewing can be about creating something new or about repairing something than has been torn. We also talk about “sewing something up,” meaning to assure the success of something. (See also Knitting).

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Susana Rendon, a garment worker, was always confronting her bosses:
Guerilla Media and MediAttaq of Montreal launched the joint campaign with a humourous and direct attack against the exploitation of female garment workers in Canada and abroad.
Similar scenes of cheated and abused garment workers have been reported recently in Southern California, Boston, Maryland and New York City:
Jewish women garment workers did not passively accept exclusion from the workplace.
Since Wednesday, tens of thousands of garment workers in hundreds of factories have walked out of work in protest against the low wage hike for 2014.
Of the 4,774 Asian garment workers, 4,425 (92.69 percent) are Chinese.
A family that owns more than 1,000 rental rooms has agreed to increase monthly rates by $5 per month for the next three months - rather than the $10 considered - after some 100 garment workers protested in the capital on Sunday and Monday.
Despite a series of reforms following deadly factory fires and protests, many of the country's 15 million garment workers struggle with poor working conditions and face threats if they try to unionise, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report.
Garment workers in Myanmar still earn one of the lowest salaries in Asia.
Mina continued describing her life as a garment worker, "If I am a little late, my supervisor criticizes me a lot, and threatens me that I will lose my job." I asked her if she had ever been physically abused.
(3) In how many of the countries on the graph does a minimum-wage garment worker earn at least $1,200 in a year?
She was a garment worker for Local 75 International Ladies Garment Workers Union.