homespun


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homespun

1. cloth made at home or made of yarn spun at home
2. a cloth resembling this but made on a power loom

homespun

[′hōm‚spən]
(textiles)
A general term for cloth handwoven at home instead of in a mill such as the linsey-woolsey, butternut, and coarse flannels made on handlooms by early American settlers.
Coarse fabrics woven from linen or cotton, for example, drapery fabrics.
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Homespun Style by Selina Lake and Joanna Simmons with photography by Debi Treloar is published by Ryland Peters & Small, priced pounds 19.
FUN WITH FABRICS TEXTILES are at the heart of the homespun home because they combine colour, pattern and tactile appeal.
HOMESPUN TIPS: If you have an assortment of small remnants then patchwork designs are a delightful option and can be made into cushion covers or bedspreads.
Homespun storytelling is in many ways a more active experience then celluloid storytelling.
Labourers and authorities from the homespun industry accused the state.
The making of homespun cloth was a major part of the domestic economy across eastern North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
IF you don't have the time to make your own changes, here's the thing to do - cheat, and buy these goodies with homespun charm.
Those lovely chaps at Innocent have done such a good job of keeping it homespun that punters don't seem to have noticed that this is not, in fact, a two-bit commune making smoothies in a Cornwall shed, but an international business with sales of 170m [pounds sterling].
For a homespun safe cleaner for windows, put 3 tablespoons of ammonia, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar and 1 cup of water in a spray bottle and spritz.
The songs here range from the Simple Minds-styled rock of Over You Again to the homespun nostalgia of When I Was Young And Grandma Wasn't Old.
In part, that was because Labadie opened the evening with comments from the stage, homespun remarks placing the music in context along with ecumenical good wishes for the season.