from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as handsewn.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. sewn by hand rather than machine


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  • It's all handstitched, which is not only a lovely look but it also means that this project is easily portable.

    Craft Gossip

  • Greenfield suits have buttonholes that are handstitched 50 times.

    Tailor-Made in the U.S.A.

  • But in this age of Cocodot and Paperless Post, we were particularly impressed by a 3/8-inch maple-wood block mailed by Frye Co. in a cotton sack with a handstitched label for a party celebrating the new Frye store.

    Celebrities, Pizza and the Brady Bunch

  • What's in the water that makes Bay Area foodies hell-bent on feeding the world safe & healthy food (carried in non-plastic bags handstitched by non-corporations)?

    Annie Spiegelman: Eating Green: An Interview with Helge Hellberg About the Rising Food Movement

  • How is the receiver planning on putting it together. i.e. you mentioned it was turned ... is it a double-sided block you're sending which gets handstitched to the next one?

    October Hexagon

  • Lastly, I handstitched in a poly-cotton lining in black and topped it off with a black zipper.

    The First Purse I Have Ever Made

  • I stole one of her tongue rings and stuck it through the canvas tongue, and attached a handstitched canvas crow to it.

    July 2006

  • This 33-pound Swarovski-crystal-encrusted satin gown by Dior features 6,000 sequins — handstitched with gold thread, obviously.

    Blake Lively: An American in Paris

  • I actually handstitched the whole thing, and got cramp after a while.

    My First Ever Bag!!!! (part 1)

  • Because handstitched perfection cannot be rushed, royal coronations were sometimes delayed until Hermès fittings for the carriage and the guard had arrived.

    From Hermes to Eternity

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