Examples of handwork in a Sentence
She wore a beaded dress that required many hours of handwork.
Recent Examples of handwork from the Web
Many members contributed handwork, fabric and time to the Opportunity Quilt, with one member doing the stitching free-hand.
With time, Solarshop evolved toward an emphasis on craft—handwork and tactility—and unique objects from around the world that the two find on their travels.
Children’s activities include seasonal farm projects, mindfulness, yoga, contemplative handwork and ritual. 9:45-11:45 a.m. Sun., March 4. $20.
Smith will also have trouble with Butler’s feisty handwork.
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.
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First Known Use of handwork
before 12th century
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Definition of handwork for English Language Learners
: work done with your hands and not by a machine
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