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Linens Lover: The Breathing Luxury - Your ultimate fabric care guide

Welcome to "Linen Lovers: The Breathtaking Luxury," the fourth post in our Ultimate Fabric Care Guide series. Linen is known for its comfort, elegance and versatility, making it a beloved fabric for both casual and formal outfits. Through this guide, provided by ASTAMR sewing room and dry cleaner, we want to give you the knowledge to take care of your linen garments, so that they remain a mainstay in your wardrobe for years to come.

Understanding Linen:

Linen, derived from the flax plant, is known for its breathable, light and moisture-wicking properties. But its natural beauty comes with a unique set of care requirements. Linen is durable but prone to damage if not handled properly, especially when wet. Understanding these characteristics is the first step to effective linen care.

Washing Linen – The Gentle Approach:

Water temperature:

Always check the label, but in general, linen should be washed in lukewarm or cold water to prevent shrinkage and preserve the fabric's integrity.


Use mild, bleach-free detergents to avoid weakening the linen fibres. Less is more – avoid using too much detergent to prevent residue build-up.

Machine wash:

Select a gentle cycle and place the line in a mesh laundry bag to avoid snagging and twisting.

Drying Linen - Patience is the Key:

Air drying:

Linen air dries beautifully. Lay flat or hang to dry away from direct sunlight, which can cause fading.

Drum drying:

If you must use a tumble dryer, use the lowest heat setting. Take the linen out while it is still slightly damp to reduce wrinkles.

Ironing Linen – Embrace the Wrinkles:

Accept Natural Folders:

Lin is known for his relaxed, lived-in look. Not all linen garments need ironing, but if you prefer a crisp look, iron while the fabric is still damp.

Ironing temperature:

Use a medium heat setting and always iron on the wrong side to prevent shiny marks on the surface of the fabric.

Storage of Linen - Correct Practices:

Avoid Compression:

Store linen garments loosely folded or hung in a cool, dry place to prevent mold and creases.

Counter prevention:

Although linen is not usually susceptible to moth damage, storing it in breathable garment bags can offer additional protection.

Revival of Old Linen - Tips for Longevity:

Handling Stains:

Treat stains immediately with gentle spot cleaning. Avoid strong chemicals that can damage the fabric.

Refreshing Between Washes:

Linen does not need to be washed after each use. Hang it in a well-ventilated area or use a fabric freshener for a quick refresh.

Linen garments are a timeless addition to any wardrobe, offering both comfort and elegance. With proper care, your linen pieces can remain in excellent condition for many seasons. At ASTAMR, we understand the value of your linen items and are here to help with all your fabric care needs.

ASTAMR Sewing Room and Dry Cleaning:

For more fabric care expertise and to explore our services, visit ASTAMR and let us help you keep your linen at its best so you can continue to enjoy its breathable luxury year after year.

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