Many people in cities nowadays like to wear linen clothes. Even the editor’s style has shifted from the original professional style to the ethnic style of linen. , literary style.
In the past, linen clothes could be described as simple commoners and should be worn by the lower class. However, with the advancement of the times and the continuous exploration of aesthetics, And improvements, the coarse linen material has been changed into a casual, casual, literary and ecological style, and more and more people have fallen in love with various styles of clothing made from this fabric.
Let’s talk about the origin of linen fabrics
Hemp fiber is the earliest textile raw material used by humans to make clothing. The Egyptians have been using flax fiber for 8,000 years, and the shroud of the Egyptian mummies in the tomb is more than 900 meters long. Linen was gradually introduced from Egypt to Europe, making Europe an important producer of linen.
China is known to have used ramie as a textile raw material as early as 4000 BC in the Neolithic Age. The ramie fabric fragments found in the cultural relics unearthed in Qianchuyang, Wuxing, Zhejiang Province are relics from before 2700 BC. Fine ramie cloth is also found in the Mawangdui Han Tomb in Changsha, Hunan Province. Before ramie fabrics, China had earlier used kudzu and hemp to weave tablecloths. There is a poem in “The Book of Songs” that says “The pond at the east gate can be used to soak ramie”. Summer cloth woven with ramie is a traditional fine fabric in China.
Common hemps include ramie, flax, jute, kenaf, hemp, and mulberry.
Advantages and effects of linen fabric
Breathable , has a unique cool feeling, does not stick to the body when sweating; bright color, good natural luster, not easy to fade, not easy to shrink; thermal conductivity and moisture absorption are greater than cotton fabrics, not sensitive to acid-base reactions, anti-fungal, not easy to get damp and moldy; It is resistant to moth and mildew.
Fax has the function of regulating temperature, flax has the function of anti-allergy, flax has the function of anti-static, flax has the function of antibacterial, and the hygroscopicity of flax is particularly good , linen feels particularly dry, and linen has anti-wrinkle properties.
Disadvantages of linen clothes: they will shrink and wrinkle
What should I do if my linen clothes shrink?
Clothes made of linen will generally shrink. Pay special attention when washing and do not use laundry detergent containing bleach. When washing, be lighter than cotton fabrics. Do not use a hard brush or rub hard to avoid lint on the fabric surface. Do not twist hard after washing, do not soak colored fabrics in hot water, and do not expose them to the sun to avoid fading. Hand wash in cold water and dry in the shade, there may be slight shrinkage in the first wash.
How to prevent wrinkles in linen clothes?
1. Freshly washed clothes, whether washed by hand or washed in a washing machine, pull them by hand before hanging them up. I shook the clothes by the corner, flattened them and hung them up to dry.
2. If the clothes are wrinkled, you can use an iron to smooth them; it depends on the wearing effect. Some linen clothes are meant to have a wrinkled effect, so No need to iron it.
You will fall in love with linen clothes after wearing them
The editor prefers some simple, uniquely designed, or artistic-style linen clothes with embroidery, paired with simple hairstyles and jewelry. They feel comfortable and casual, and are suitable for many occasions; they are also easy to exercise and have A feeling of freedom.