Crisp linen. It’s natural beauty is unparalled. Soft neutral shades all the way up the spectrum to brights.
Here are a few key points when considering linen for your home.
The cultivation and transformation of flax into linen is environmentally friendly as it requires less irrigation, pesticides and energy than most other fibers (and greener than cotton).
Linen is an all-natural fabric that has been used and celebrated for thousands of years, researchers are learning more every day about the health benefits.
Exceptionally Long-Lasting: Linen is one of the few fabrics that actually get better with age. It becomes softer, smoother, and more lustrous. Lasting to 12 times as long as cotton, linen regularly passes from generation to generation.
Additionally, linen in VT’s climate (humid summer and dry air winter) tends to shrink and grow. We have found by hanging the linen for 3-5 days or more, and wetting it and letting it dry each day, we can mitigate some of this behavior.