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3
Feb
2015
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How to Iron Table Linen Like a Pro

Let’s face it – planning a dinner is great, but preparing for it takes a lot of time and effort. The most terrifying and excruciating work that needs to be done before the dinner party is to iron your tablecloths and dozens of napkins. If you are having tough time ironing, maybe you are doing it wrong. When done properly, this work actually doesn’t require a lot of your energy and the results can be quite astonishing – neat lines, no mess at all, that’s how tablecloths should look.

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28
Jan
2015
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Outdoor Entertaining With Luxury Linen Textiles and Cushions

As we begin to welcome in the warmer seasons, prepare outdoor spaces for al fresco entertaining with 100% linen textiles from LinenMe. The exclusive collection features a stylish and affordable selection of lightweight tablecloths, napkins and runners, as well as decorative cushion covers, perfect for dressing garden tables and seating.

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18
Apr
2013
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Linen Napkins – Practical and Decorative Addition to Every Table

Quality linen napkins are an essential part of a tasteful setting of the table, whether it’s a casual weekend breakfast with spouse, a festive dinner or some stylish party for friends. Sizes and designs of linen napkins have varied greatly over the years and today we have a huge assortment of linen table napkins available.

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The function of table napkins is very simple – they are meant to wipe food and drink from the mouth, and they also can be used as a protection for clothing while eating. Napkins – and especially linen napkins as they are extremely absorbent – are also used as coasters when serving a drink, or serve as a dishtowel to soak up small spills of liquids at the table.

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8
Feb
2013
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Linen Fabric Types

As we all probably know well – linen fabric or weave is produced of fiber of the flax plant. Its softness, natural origins, durability and strength, as well as its antifungal and antibacterial properties are the reasons linen fabric is loved by its fans for. And of course there are various types of the linen fabrics – distinguished from each other by the texture and weave pattern.

Damask linen fabric is a type that is woven on a jacquard loom, using a mix of plain and satin weaves. The fibers most often are flat and reversible, and therefore damask fabric has a smooth texture with a reversible pattern. To make the design and pattern stand out, damask usually comes in one color and is usually used for linen napkins, linen tablecloths, linen table runners and other home textile pieces.? A variation of damask is a Venise linen fabric. It is very finely textured and characterized by large floral patterns.??

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16
Jan
2013
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Washing Linen Tablecloths and Napkins

If you follow our advice and use linen tablecloths and linen napkins every day rather than saving them for special occasions, sure there is a need to wash them regulary. Although it is not a tough task, washing linen tablecloths and napkins properly requires using carefully selected detergents and following instructions that would not make any harm for the fabric.

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Use following method to wash your linen tablecloths and linen napkins:

  • Fill a sink or washtub with lukewarm water. Add gentle laundry soap to the water. Check the detergent’s label for the exact amount of soap to use. Add a dash of bleach to the water if your linen tablecloth or napkins are white. Agitate the water with your hands.

Washing Linen Tablecloths

  • Place your linen table linen into the washtub. Wash colored and white items separately. Do not try to wash wash too many items at onece.
  • Wash your linens with your hands by gently rubbing and squeezing. Do this until the fabric is thoroughly clean.
  • Drain the water from the washtub or sink. Remove the table linen aside and rinse all of the soap residue from the washtub.
  • Fill the washtub or sink with water again and place the linens back.
  • Agitate table linen items in the water to remove all of the soap. If the rinse water becomes soapy, drain the water and refill the sink with plain water, rinse items again. All the soap traces must be removed from the linen tablecloths and linen napkins.

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  • Hang carefully or lay the items flat to dry. They can also be dried in a dryer on low temperatures. Do not wring out the linens before drying.

Linen tablecloth and other table linen can be washed in the washing machine as well. Just be sure to use the gentle cycle and mild laundry soap. It is important to wash colored and white table linens separately.

Read also our article on how to iron table linen like a pro!

13
Dec
2012
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Christmas Table Decoration with Linen Table Linen

It seems everyone decorates their surroundings during Christmas. We all want our house or yard or windows are decorated with Christmas lights, we all decorate Christmas trees and mantles and place lots of candles everywhere. But what about the dining room? Are your best table linens ready? Would you like to purchase something new? Or will you match your old favorite linen tablecloth with new linen napkins?

It’s crystal clear – if you want your Christmas dinner guests feel the holiday season mood immediately upon entering the dining room, you have to prepare your dinner table thoughtfully. And your table linen are there to help you. Decorating beautifully the table for Christmas dinner is a perfect way to make the day even more festive and memorable.

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29
Nov
2012
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8 LinenMe Linen Gift Ideas

The Christmas season is on and everyone is now starting to feel the pressure of choosing and buying Christmas gifts. And not only buying but picking the right ones – so not to repeat last year’s gift, so to suit the tastes of the receiver, so to suit the budget, so to make the receiver happy or so to make an impression :)

As we are sincere believers in linen and consider ourselves practical people, we dare to advise you to choose all the gifts from one place! From LinenMe shop! And we are 100% sure you will find a linen gift for everyone here. Need a gift for sister, mother or close friend? Need one for your boss, yoga teacher or teacher of your kid? Look for something for your mother-in-law, aunt or nanny? Save your time and effort – check our shop!

To help you with ideas, we put together a list of ideas of what to give to whom. We count on it to give you inspiration :) So read on!

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31
Oct
2012
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Linen Napkins Not Only for Fancy Dinners

Why to write about linen napkins? For us they are a symbol of revival of true things and values. The world is dominated by cheap fast food chains, people do not have time to sit and enjoy meal. To oppose that true values are coming back. We want to reclaim real, slow dinner, the dining room table, real beautiful plates, real tableware, real cloth napkins and other real accessories. More and more people are returning to slow enjoyable mealtimes and also to stylish table linen and functional dining room decor! Moreover – growing numbers of people are looking for eco-friendly living solutions; paper towels and napkins go out of fashion while linen napkins come in.

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10
Oct
2012
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