Decke aus Leinen

Hands & looms: linen handloom from the days passed

Everything that we wear and surround ourselves with is built of threads: cotton, woolen, linen. And to turn threads into a canvas, ancient-day masters invented a miracle - a hand loom that faithfully served people for centuries. Later, in the...

Unexpected union: linen and silk blend fabric

High-quality, real linen is a noble natural fabric that is often called "northern silk". The process of creating linen fabric is not at all easy and is very meticulous - much in its success directly depends on the quality of interaction between man...

Fun acrylic paintings on our reusable linen bags

Today we’d like to share one more acrylic paint art experience we’ve had on natural linen. For painting on linen fabric this time we chose our drawstring bag in color Natural from Lesna collection. One bird brought us some inspiration on its...

Painting on fabric with acrylic paint: personalized linen

Many people know that anything you can create with your hands is a great way to unleash your creativity. However, not every one of us will be able to pick up a chisel with a hammer and effortlessly produce a marble sculpture three meters...

The best canvas fabric for painting: linen as an artist’s friend

The history of art tells us that canvas and especially oil primed linen canvas were not always accessible to the artist. The walls of caves served as canvases to our ancestors - this heritage is not abundantly preserved. There were times when...

Russian bast shoes & linen canvas fabric

Lapti are traditional bast shoes of the Slavic population of Eastern Europe that were worn for many centuries. In Russia, a villager (Russian peasant who was modest and hardworking that is) wore bast shoes - and that class made up the vast majority...

The Viking Festival: where linen meets ancient Scandinavian culture

“Enchanted Viking, I walked the Earth, In my soul I agreed to the life of stream and rocks, Lurking in the darkness on my ship I didn’t ask for anything, I haven’t wished for anything. ” Nikolay Gumilyov Nowadays, when we say...

Zero Waste hiking with Varvara Home

In cozy fall, when the air becomes nicer and cooler, the outdoors are calling. One of the great ways to answer this calling is to go hiking. You won’t need special training, intricate equipment, and any age is not a problem. Simply put,...

Linen vs Bamboo: not so different

Eco fabrics of natural origin confidently conquer more and more heights - this global trend left almost no one behind. But what is the difference between bamboo fabric and linen fabric? On a search for cellulose Today, cellulose is the basis for...

Varvara goes on a picnic

Nature is the perfect background for any photo: forest or sea, bright rays of sun or tree shadows. In summertime, the number of street photo shoots always increases, and this comes to no surprise - all around is provoking the creative drive in...

Linen is special, however you twist it

From fully manual labor of fabric production in the East to the stimulation of the industrial revolution in the 18th century by the invention of the yarn twisting machine, the textile industry is constantly developing. But perfection is difficult...

How to get oil out of your flax linen?

When cooking in the kitchen, oil stains are inevitable sometimes - they may land on clothes or on your favorite towel. Now you are thinking, “How do I remove oil without consequences?” It should be said that getting oil out of fabric is not...

DIY natural fabric softener for your linen

In one of our previous articles, we’ve shared advice on how to soften itchy linen. Today we’d like to delve a little deeper into this matter and talk about a couple of ways to create a softener for coarse linen using common household...

How to make white linen white again?

The white linen fabric is universal and can be used anywhere - curtains in the kitchen, festive tablecloths for dining or coffee tables and, of course, snow-white bedding. Linen does not require special, enhanced care, and it will last for many...

Powder or liquid detergent: what to choose for your linen?

Detergent for white clothes only, laundry gels in soft capsules, a whole myriad of washing soaps with Alpine meadow scent or without - these days the market can surprise with its many choices. However, such a variety of detergents can...

How to laundry your linen: it’s all in your hands

It is true, flax fabric requires special care. This also applies to washing linen the right way - not only the appearance, but also the lifespan of your favorite linen product depend on it. Let's see how to wash linen items so that they do not lose...

What's a monogram?

Embroidery on table napkins is a nostalgic and a very pleasant attribute. Anyone passionate about beautiful table setting will appreciate such napkins - and beautiful table setting promotes measured eating which is very important for overall health....

What is eco friendly?

What is considered eco-friendly and how to properly understand the eco label on the product? Learn in next three steps. Step 1 - Pay attention to the fabric Manufacturers of eco-friendly items choose natural raw materials that are grown without...

Natural linen: the charm of wrinkles

Flax linen has become one of the favorites of our time - a very stylish effect can now be extracted even from its “flaw”. Today, wrinkled, creased or crushed linen is at the peak of popularity. Interiors: a sketch in linen tones Many...