From the flax seed to the final product, it has been modulated by human hands. However, that's not necessarily a bad thing, and there are still plenty of reasons why you might choose linen. In fact, many people do! The choice is yours!
Upon receiving my fabric I immediately notice the smooth hand feel of the fibre, complemented by the almost gauze texture. The delicate blossom print was the perfect romantic compliment to my existing wardrobe of earthy neutrals.
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...
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.
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.
This is another beautiful sewing pattern for jumpsuit lovers. Featuring a wraparound tie detail, a back button and loop closure with an invisible zipper, Mirri jumpsuit sewing pattern offers a great sewing project for your 'creative time'.