Idiom:  by hand


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.

You might like these idioms

More idioms will be added in the future so check back frequently or sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website.

Your turn to use the idiom "by hand"

Practice makes progress.  It's your turn to use this idiom in your own sample sentence. I will provide feedback to make sure you use the idiom correctly.

> > idiom: by hand

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.