Examples of handwork in a Sentence
She wore a beaded dress that required many hours of handwork.
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As a survivor from another era in manufacturing, the Defender’s assembly entailed too much handwork.
Haute Couture, at its purest, bridges the gap; here, fresh ideas and modernity, translated by traditional handwork and age-old techniques–rise to the surface.
Ultimately, though, the word’s suggestions of craft and handwork outweighed the negatives.
And Ramsay-Levi knows how to get the most out of traditional handwork, like embroidery and punched cotton-front Victorian blouses, without killing the modern bohemia of the clothes.
That art reclaimed traditions of handwork and stitchery long relegated to the domestic sphere, the domain of women, the category of craft.
Footbound women did valuable handwork at home in cottage industries.
Baking is handwork, and for me, all that is joyful, comforting, gratifying and even magical about this work is packed into the simple act of making biscuits.
The Mumbai native is internationally famous for couture dresses—especially bridal gowns—that update intricate Indian handwork with sleek, Western-style tailoring.
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First Known Use of handwork
before 12th century
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