LINEN CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Caring for linen may seem daunting.
Yes, we have been there too. Here is a quick guide to make your linen literally last a life time and put you at ease and see why we love this sustainable product so much.
- Linen is Machine Washable Wild Fig linen is stonewashed, which allows for the linen to be washed on a delicate cycle using cold or warm water.
- Tumble drying is not a necessity. That said, if need be, tumble dry your pieces on a low to medium heat - temperature setting
- Do not tumble dry it on a high setting as this will overheat the linen fibres and weaken the fibres over time
- Do not dry clean as the fibres may react to the chemicals and it will weaken the fibres
- Gone are the days of spending hours with your iron
- If you do feel the need to press your precious linen sheets, ensure the sheet is damp before you start
- Press on both sides of the fabric unless it is a dark stained sheet, then only press on the reverse side of the fabric
- Use the medium-hot steam setting on your iron
- For a first time wash it is best to wash your linen separately
- To lessen the crease, take your sheets out of the washing machine soon as the cycle has stopped
- Dry lying flat or air and line dry the fabric
- Ensure not to use high heats when drying to prevent shrinkage
- Avoid using bleach or any other detergent that contain optical brighteners as these are too harsh for your linen. Use a mild detergent or the best option is wool detergent
- When treating a stain, make sure that the area you need to treat does not dry out
- After spot treating your stain, soak in a mild detergent with water
- Store your linen in a cool, dry place. Avoid using cardboard boxes