Single warp plain weave jute fabrics, manufactured in varying weights and widths, weighing up to 500 g/m2 are commonly known as hessian. Hessian fabrics are lighter than sacking fabrics. Hessian is used for bags and many other coarse fabric uses, such as wrappers, wall coverings, etc. Presently, shopping bags are being made out of hessian fabrics. It is also used in the upholstery and home furniture.