Idiom:  by hand

Meaning

Idiom:  by hand

  • something done using the hands, manually
  • something made without the help of a machine


Example sentences

  • This furniture was made by hand so it’s very unique and carefully crafted.
  • All of our carpets are woven by hand by artisans in Iran.
  • I always wash my delicate clothing by hand to make sure the fabric doesn't shrink. 
  • Look at this beautiful sweater. It looks like someone made it by hand.

  • It takes longer but I prefer to address all of my Christmas card envelopes by hand for a more personal touch.

  • All of the soaps on this table were made by hand, so that's why each piece is slightly different.

  • Would you believe my great-grandfather carved the design in this table by hand?

  • We don't have time to send this package through the post so we'll need to get a courier to deliver it by hand.

  • This is my favorite quilt  because my mother made it by hand.

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