How to sign sew in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Mimic the motion of hand sewing something by placing the fingertips of your thumb and index fingers next to each other, and then moving your dominant hand up and away from your non-dominant hand a couple of times.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of sew

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of sew

End of Sign

Final Frame of sew

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for sew
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for sew
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.

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