What does the word homespun mean?

Usage examples for homespun

  1. After a few moments, a dose of the medicine was successfully administered; and then the slender, shapely brown hand of the woman grasped the nurse's blue homespun dress. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  2. I plunged my head into the water, and my arms up to the elbows, then came out dripping and wiped it off on a homespun linen towel which the old man had given me when I left the house. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post