Definition of stitching:
fastening (part of speech: verb)
- paining (part of speech: verb)
These were a stout elderly woman in spectacles, who was stitching away at plain work in an arm- chair on one side of the fire; the foreman of one of the great boat- builders, who sat opposite her, smoking his pipe with a long glass of clear ale at his elbow; and a bright- eyed, neat handed bar maid, who was leaning against the table, and talking to the others as they entered.- "Tom Brown at Oxford", Thomas Hughes.
- "The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow", Anna Katharine Green.
- "Black-Eyed Susan", Ethel Calvert Phillips.