Are you wondering how linen producers make this soft, vintage, luxurious and pleasant stone washed fabric? Is this special fabric really washed using stones or it is just a figure of speech? Let`s figure it out!


Stone Washed Linen Fabrics


Stone washing is a textile manufacturing process that includes actual abrasive stones. Linen fabric goes to big washing-machine which is filled with large stones. While the cylinder of washing-machine is spinning round, stones repeatedly beat the linen fabric and it becomes softer, gentler and more pleasant to touch.


What type of stones can be used during stone washing process?


The most popular are pumice and volcanic rocks. These rocks are lightweight abrasive stones which give luxurious vintage effect to linen fabrics.


Stone washed linen fabrics are more expensive, but it is worth to pay a little more for coziness, comfort and easier care. Linen items made from stone washed fabrics can be machine washable, tumble dried without worrying about wrinkles. They need no ironing except a few main fold lines if you keep your linen items folded for a long time.


Stone washed linen tablecloths


In our EpicLinen shop you can find stone washed linen bedding sets, beautiful stone washed table decoration elements such as tablecloth, runners, placemats napkins etc.


Stone Washed Linen Bedding


But the most popular of all stone washed items remains bed linen. “Stonewashed bed linen” is probably the most often search term. Stone washed bedding is very soft, pleasant to touch, allows your body to breathe well. Easy care, will last ages. Machine washable. The more you wash, the tender you get it. Anti-static properties of linen help it to resist dust and make it ideal for those suffering from allergies. Perfect healthy choice!


Take full advantage of sleeping in pure linen bed every night. Once you try it – you will never sleep in anything else again!


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