Handicraft Definition

Define what is Handicraft?

1. handcraft, handicraft, handiwork, handwork (noun)

a work produced by hand labor.


    piece of work, work noun
    a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing.

    2. handicraft (noun)

    a craft that requires skillful hands.


      craft, trade noun
      the skilled practice of a practical occupation.

      arts and crafts noun
      the arts of decorative design and handicraft.


      bookbinding noun
      the craft of binding books.

      sewing, stitching noun
      joining or attaching by stitches.

      spinning noun
      creating thread.

      weaving noun
      creating fabric.

      knitting noun
      creating knitted wear.

      crocheting noun
      creating a garment of needlework.

      lace making, tatting noun
      the act or art of making handmade lace.

      needlecraft, needlework noun
      work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle.

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      handleless (adjective)
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