Avoid harsh whiteners. Napisan is too strong for natural fibres. When sheets or towels need whitening, there are several ways to do this successfully without harming the fabric. Sards Wonder Soap is a good old fashioned product, which can be dissolved in a little hot water and added to your wash, but we now recommend […]
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New Italian Linen Colours
Beautiful new fine Italian linen sheets in muted shades of pale grey, blue, rose and ivory now in store at Plane Tree Farm. Ready made or made to order. Phone orders +613 9529 2551 or e-Mail: email@example.com This range will be available online soon. Subscribe to our newsletter and stay up to date.
Linen Care Tip #1
Use laundry powder wisely. People use far too much soap and over the years this rots the fabric, especially if it’s left out in the sun or in the dryer for too long. Most laundry powders on the supermarket shelf feature optical brighteners, which actually build up to dull the fabric. Try a purer product, […]
Thread Count Explained
Thread count is often used as a measure of fabric quality, so that “standard” cotton thread counts are around 150 while good-quality sheets start at 180. Some, but not all, of the extremely high thread counts (typically over 500) tend to be misleading as they usually count the individual threads in “plied” yarns (a yarn […]