Soften linen etc.

How can you soften linen more?

Linen is one of the best materials used in the entire textile industry.

Usually, linen is pre-softened by the manufacturer before it is turned into bedding, clothing and other textile products.
However, if your new clothes aren't as comfortable as you might expect, there are some super effective and simple home remedies to help soften them.

Try baking soda to soften your linens
This magical powder will work its magic. Here are some simple ways to use baking soda as a fabric softener:

You can simply mix ½ cup of baking soda with your laundry detergent and put everything in the washer as usual.

To hand wash, fill a bucket full of warm or cold water and pour the entire cup of baking soda into it. After that, simply soak the clothes in this solution overnight. The principle is simple - the more you use baking soda, the stronger the softening effect will be. At the end, simply wash your clothes in the washing machine and dry them completely.

If you are going to hand wash your clothes, simply dissolve half or 1 cup of baking soda into the water before washing. After that, wash everything as you normally would.

Use white vinegar to soften the linen
White vinegar is a well-known natural cleaning solution that can also be used as a natural fabric softener. There are several different ways to use it to soften linen:

When washing linen in the machine, replace the fabric softener with a mixed solution of ½ cup vinegar and ½ cup water.

Before washing, first rinse the linen in the washing machine and add only ½ cup of pure vinegar instead of washing powder. After that, wash the clothes again in the normal washing cycle using the detergent of your choice.

Pour a cup of vinegar into 1 liter of water and soak the linen in this solution overnight. The next day, simply put them in the washing machine. Not only will white vinegar soften the linen, but it will also remove detergent residue or unpleasant odors from your laundry.

Other useful information

Our linen is stonewashed during production, and should not shrink during the first wash.

Another thing worth mentioning is that there is no stretch material in linen, so you have to be careful not to excessively stretch light linen 135 gsm like in shirts and trousers. And always accommodate the sizes so that stress points in the clothing do not give way. Another applies to 200 gsm linen, which is much more densely woven like in dresses.

The slits on trousers are often hidden, so that there is no stress on the material when you sit down, for example. (135 gsm fabric).