Examples of handwork in a Sentence
She wore a beaded dress that required many hours of handwork.
Recent Examples of handwork from the Web
That art reclaimed traditions of handwork and stitchery long relegated to the domestic sphere, the domain of women, the category of craft.
Film and handwork both are durational by nature, based on the accretion or repetition of small units. Isolating and recombining frame, gesture and stitch, Gschwandtner spurs an expansive meditation on their enduring value, their enduring beauty.
Westbrook brought all his teammates onstage and thanked them for their sacrifice and handwork this year.
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.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'handwork.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of handwork
before 12th century
HANDWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of handwork for English Language Learners
: work done with your hands and not by a machine
Learn More about handwork
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up handwork? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).