Shrinkage of flax and other fabrics (part 2)

How to avoid flax shrinkage?Linen items cannot be washed at temperatures above 40 degrees. The most suitable mode is a delicate wash at a temperature of 30 degrees with an additional rinse. But it is best to wash linen with your own hands in plenty...

Shrinkage of flax and other fabrics (part 1)

Most fabrics have this one interesting property - they become smaller in size after washing. This phenomenon is called shrinkage, which is to some extent a characteristic of all natural fabrics. Is it possible to somehow deal with it? Or is it...

How to iron linen?

We all know well that ironing linen is not easy. Ever since childhood, you have probably heard from your parents that a linen item is a great responsibility, such item requires special care. This day in age, when the world at large is full of...

How often should you wash pillows and mattresses?

Pillows: every 3 monthsYour pillow stuffing serves as sponge, absorbing sweat, and with time turns into a real breeding ground for bacteria and mites. Scientists discovered that these microorganisms and their waste and dead cells may constitute up...

What to do, if your linen item has shrunk too much after washing?

Flax is the only material, whose characteristics improve after each washing – linen items become softer and look more organic. Linen items can shrink indeed, if they were washed or dried wrong, especially if there are no synthetic additions in...

5 Tips on how to keep your kitchen towels clean and neat

Kitchen is one of the most important rooms in your house or flat. Something is always going on in there: the water flows, the food gets cooked, and the ingredients are being cut. It is impossible to do without dishes and kitchen linens, but they...

How to take care of linen bedding?

Appealing, durable, and nice to the touch – linen bedding has always been considered one of the best; that is why it has always been quite expensive. However, it is not only a price tag of a linen set that scares many...