All that is needed to turn flax fiber into linen fabric, is the cellulose flax fiber from the stem
of the multi layered flax plant - “Linum usitatissimum. (picture above)
Linen is arguably the earliest known textile in history.
From linen thread or yarn, fine towels and dress fabrics may be woven.
The fibers are harvested, dried, retted and turned, stripped and combed, spinned and weaved
…a complex and time-consuming process.
A big part of the production of linen is still manually labor, and is harvested by pulling the plant and it’s entire root network, from the earth.
This is the only way to make sure that the fibers are of high quality.
Linen fabric is a wonderful choice! It feels cool in the summer, and appears
crisp and fresh even in hot weather.
Linen is a very robust and a very long lasting natural fabric.
The fabric has an amazingly strong durance of many many years, if treated right.
Linen has high absorption skills. It absorbs and release moisture faster than other,
traditional used, textiles. It can absorb a great amount of moisture - up to 20% of its own weight,
without making the material uncomfortable or moisture.
Theses advantages makes Linen a perfect material for your beddings,
nightwear, towels and tea towels.
Linen is very easy to care for although it is white! It can handle all types of cleaning in a high temperature 60 C, and often as well. The more it is used and washed the softer it gets.
Linen textile has good ventilation- and thermoregulation abilities therefore it is
ideal for all four seasons. In the winter it feels cosy and warm and in the summer, fresh and cool.