Flax is a plant of the family of the linac. Its scientific name is Linum usitatissiu, from Latin, meaning “very useful”. With the linen threads are made of different qualities and thicknesses and with them can do many tissues: loom fabrics, lace, knitting, crochet, embroidery, etc. It is the most versatile textile fibers, not even a synthetic fiber was able to improve their properties, without forgetting that it is natural, recyclable and sustainable. It is used for household linen, decoration and garment, inside and outside, and even has technical applications (painter’s canvas, etc..) It must also take into account the properties of linen fabrics, both as household linen dress, skin and fitness: “It’s very cool, does not leave lint and is easy maintenance. “It’s very hygienic not the skin, what is best for people with skin problems.
“It’s healthy because it gives off negative ions, which are the cure. -Does not absorb odors or attract dirt. “It is pleasant to the touch and skin. “You can boil in the case of needing sterilization. “It’s unmistakable to the wearer, for beauty connects and beautifies the wearer.
CURIOSITIES “At the beginning of civilization humans consumed flaxseed. “Before the 5000 a. C. Egyptians carried flaxseed in medical bags. -Hippocrates said it was used for relief of abdominal pain and even your energy. “The first edition of Don Quixote was printed on linen paper. “The flax textile industry had a huge heyday in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with exports to America. In Galicia it even survived until the mid-twentieth century. “The synthetic fibers in the modern left to natural background. However, major fashion designers were defenders of linen. Such is the case of Adolfo Dominguez that importalizo the slogan “the wrinkle is beautiful.” “People wanted to nonprofit to build a bridge between past and present, and bring even today yarns and fabrics from yesteryear to cutting-edge fashion. Link to the page where you can see photos clothing made of linen: and learn more about the process of flax.