Linen is a very comfortable and beautiful material made from the fibres the flax plant. It is durable, gets softer with age and is easy to care for. Make sure you follow the manufacturer’s instructions before cleaning your linen garments or bedding. Here are some tips for cleaning your linen:
- You can machine clean linen on a gentle cycle using mild detergent and lukewarm or cold water. You can also hand wash linen using the same.
- Use a cool temperature when machine drying linen, but take it out when it is still a bit damp and hang it or lay it flat to dry. Over-dried linen can feel stiff.
- Linen can be iron with a steam iron set at medium to hot. White linen can be ironed on both sides but dark linen should be ironed on the wrong side only.
- Store your linen in a cool dry place.
With proper care, your linen can last a lifetime and only gets better with age!