Originally, fabrics made from yarns spun by hand. Today, homespun is used for fabrics that imitate this look. It is a very coarse, rough, plain-weave fabric, loosely woven with irregular, tightly twisted, and nubby, unevenly spun yarns. It is made from linen
, or man-made fiber
, or blends in varied colors and is used for coats, suits, sportswear
, draperies, upholstery, and slipcovers.