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Legacy of Linen Fibre

Legacy of Linen Fibre

 History of linen is dated back to ancient civilisations. In fact, linen and its use has been associated with great civilisations. In ancient Egypt, Linen was used for making elite clothing, and religious purposes. It is believed that mummies of pharaohs were wrapped in pure white linen. They must have considered linen to be the best for mummification due to its purity and longevity. Sacred texts including Holy bible mentions...

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Pomona Pants in Chocolate Linen by Bri

Pomona Pants in Chocolate Linen by Bri

With de Linum's chocolate coloured 100% linen fabric on the cutting table, I knew exactly which pattern I'd choose to sew. A firm favourite and wardrobe staple, Anna Allen's Pomona Pants offer a clean, relaxed silhouette that complement this yarn dyed mid to light-weight linen perfectly. 

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Do All Fabric Stores Supply EUROPEAN FLAX® Certified  Linen?

Do All Fabric Stores Supply EUROPEAN FLAX® Certified Linen?

A lot of fabric suppliers and mills tend to claim that their linen is made from European grown flax due to the demand for pure linen grown in Europe mainly, France, Belgium and Netherlands.

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Can I Do Embroidery On Linen Fabric? How?

Can I Do Embroidery On Linen Fabric? How?

Yes, you can do embroidery on linen fabric. In fact, linen is the perfect fabric for hand embroidery in particular because the nature of the weave allows you to put the needle and thread through easily. 

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