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100% natural flax

Linen has been one of the big favorites within sustainable textiles. Flax has in several thousand years has been used in everything from clothing to decoration the pga. its durability. Linen isbreathable, durable, lightweight, absorbent, antimicrobial, resilient, and cool. Namely, it can reduce your body temperature in summer, in contrast to cotton. Flax uses less water than cotton and requires no chemical means or pestecider. Flax has the same property as hemp, that it is 100% biodegradable. On hot summer days works linen is cooling and is very comfortable to wear. Of hear you can sew blouses, blazers or trousers with width. flax is also excellent for tea towels, bed linen, tablecloths and napkins.

From flax plant to linen fabric

Plain flax is a 30-50 centimeters high plant, which in Denmark is growing strayed on the uncultivated soil and the plant is rich in long fibers. Flax is made of yarns that are spun from fibers found in the flax plant's stalk. The substance is incredibly popular and has been used in many years. The fabric is bl.a. one of the world's oldest and can be traced back to Egypt for more than 4000 years ago. Through time, the material has been positioned as an example of purity. The fabric has been used in everything from clothing to sengesæt, bedspreads, towels and much more. The processing from the seed has been sown, to the finished textile is woven may vary, some of which extends over 250 days. The færdigevævet fabrics then goes under the name of flax. The long forarbejdningsproces did, that the former was only available for the upper class.A textile of 100% linen is incredibly strong when it is wet and is often woven together with cotton. The mixture of linen and cotton makes the fabric has the two properties from both materials, namely soft and strong.

Vasketips to hear

Different fabrics need to be washed each in their own way and some fabrics must be treated. Are you the least bit in doubt about how to treat certain fabrics, you should always follow vaskeanvisningen. Do not forvaske the clothes in the machine, unless it is very dirty.You save time, garments are a bit less worn, and you look after the environment. Wash you clothes at low rpm curl your clothes less, and if you vrange out of it, sparing you your clothes to wear under the sink. If you insist on using fabric softener, you must be aware that many types of softener contains bleach.Flax can be tricky as the material, if one does not fit properly on. It has, in fact, easily be curled and can also be easily shrink by 4-5 %. Flax should skånevaskes at normal to low temperature of either 40 or 90 degrees. Moreover, it should be washed for themselves or possibly with other materials, which have the same instructions. After washing, it should be hung up and possibly ironed, while it is still damp.