homespun


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Synonyms for homespun

Synonyms for homespun

of a plain and unsophisticated nature

Synonyms for homespun

a rough loosely woven fabric originally made with yarn that was spun at home

of textiles

characteristic of country life

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made of cloth spun or woven in the home

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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.
Highly recommended and rewarding reading, "Up A Country Lane" is as entertaining and thoughtful as it is homespun and 'kitchen cook friend'.
Here homespun tables display material samples and crude polystyrene working models, and walls are almost fully covered by plans and large-scale mock-ups of facades.
This book contains practical homespun leadership advice from two architects of Bill Clinton's presidential elections.
He credits much of his success to his mother, Mary, and his grandmother, Molly Darcy, whose fierce intelligence and homespun wisdom were a constant motivation, and whose stories he recounted in his best-selling memoir, It's a Long Way from Penny Apples.
The animals' homespun style lifts them out of Jeff Koons's center of gravity (which may rightly be cast as sincere), placing Zaiser's work closer to folk art and craft, a style free from the highbrow flirting with lowbrow forms that make Mike Kelley's "hobby" projects paradoxical.
Where earlier authors looked to England and Europe for aesthetic inspiration and cultural validation, writes Powers, Twain provided a "radically new native voice [that was] diametrically the opposite of Jamesian eloquence [and which] radiated, in its very homespun ardency, a new sort of American truth.
I have a furry Austrian and a special-occasion London, but brown homespun defeats me.
TINKERING: CONSUMERS REINVENT THE EARLY AUTOMOBILE traces these homespun inventors, covering their achievements, their reasons for changing the car, and their ingenuity.
OriGENal Voice is a tight compilation of homespun musicians like Patty Griffin, Blues Traveler, Sheryl Crow and a bunch of best-kept-secret musical artists from Austin, Texas.
There are very few black people doing this," says Johnson, 33, of Silver Spring, Maryland, "These are authentic, homespun programs that are not pre-packaged corporate products or gimmicks.
Objects that Isamu Noguchi's original sets merely suggested, such as a rocking chair or a large stone, are more realistic and the dancers' costumes more homespun than the 1944 designs.
Embedded in the homespun and universal sayings in this new book is a wonderful story of the lives of two strong women, specifically how the wisdom of the older woman shaped the life of the younger.