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Definition 1: a craft that requires skillful hands - [noun denoting act]

(handicraft is a kind of ...) the skilled practice of a practical occupation

"he learned his trade as an apprentice"

(handicraft is a kind of ...) the arts of decorative design and handicraft

"they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"

(... is a kind of handicraft ) work (such as sewing or embroidery) that is done with a needle

(... is a kind of handicraft ) the act or art of making handmade lace

(... is a kind of handicraft ) creating a garment of needlework

(... is a kind of handicraft ) creating knitted wear

(... is a kind of handicraft ) creating fabric

(... is a kind of handicraft ) creating thread

(... is a kind of handicraft ) joining or attaching by stitches

(... is a kind of handicraft ) the craft of binding books

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) do lacework

"The Flemish women were lacing in front of the cathedral"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make lacework by knotting or looping

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make by braiding or interlacing

"lace a tablecloth"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) paint or stain like marble

"marble paper"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) coat, inlay, or surface with enamel

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) inlay metal with gold and silver

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) coat with lacquer

"A lacquered box from China"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) coat with a lacquer, as done in Japan

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) adorn with a fringe

"The weaver fringed the scarf"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) weave a design into (textiles)

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) create a piece of cloth by interlacing strands of fabric, such as wool or cotton

"tissue textiles"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make (textiles) by knitting

"knit a scarf"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) knit with a purl stitch

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make the first row of stitches when knitting

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make the last row of stitches when knitting

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) form vertical ribs by knitting

"A ribbed sweater"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make with purl stitches

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

"She sat there crocheting all day"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) create by looping or crocheting

"crochet a bedspread"

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make by shell stitching

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make by double stitching

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) make by single stitching

(handicraft is the domain which ... is member of) carve a pattern into

Definition 2: a work produced by hand labor - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for handicraft in the sense of this definition

(handicraft is a kind of ...) a product produced or accomplished through the effort or activity or agency of a person or thing

"it is not regarded as one of his more memorable works" "the symphony was hailed as an ingenious work" "he was indebted to the pioneering work of John Dewey" "the work of an active imagination" "erosion is the work of wind or water over time"

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