Fabric Shrinkage: Linen and other fabrics (part 2)

How to wash linen to prevent shrinkage? Linen items cannot be washed at temperatures above 40 degrees Celcius. Delicate wash at a temperature of 30 degrees with an additional rinse is the most suitable mode. But it is best to wash flax linen with...

Fabric Shrinkage: linen 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?

Linen: ironing tips 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...

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...

Will linen shrink?

Quality linen is the only material whose characteristics improve after each wash – linen items become softer and nicer to touch. Indeed, linen items can shrink if they were washed or dried wrong, especially if you have a 100 % linen fabric....

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 sets?

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