The Complete Guide to Linen
Julianne Bramson’s latest article from Threads #186 (August/September 2016) is a complete guide to everything linen.
Linen is one of the oldest textiles in the world. Egypt was home to one of the earliest recorded linen industries with records dating back 4,000 years. For those thousands of years, linen fabric was valued for its durability, beauty, and comfort-enhancing properties. It has been used for outer clothing, undergarments, and bedding throughout history, and it continues to have a strong appeal for modern sewers.