Remove your linens from the dryer promptly while still damp to reduce wrinkles. 

Smooth and fold, or press with an iron if desired.

Iron linens while still slightly damp on the reverse side of the fabric. 


Use a steam iron on a warm/hot setting for cotton; use a hot setting for linen and a water spritzer if needed. 

Iron damask/jacquard fabrics on the reverse side first, then on the front side to bring out the sheen.

Embroidered items should be ironed on the reverse side atop a towel to preserve the three-dimensional effect of the embroidery. 

Use a press cloth to protect delicate lace and cutwork. 

To restore the lustrous face of sateen fabrics, iron on the reverse side.


After washing, it is very important to rinse the soap residue out with plenty of cold water immediately. 

Never leave wet or damp embroidered items on top of another.

Wash embroidered items separately and add salt to the water.

Silk linens may be dry cleaned, hand washed, or machine washed on a gentle cycle.

When drying linen never wring it out. This will cause wrinkling and may weaken the fibers. 

Set dryer at the lowest setting possible, and then hang linen or lie flat to completely dry. 

Roll your linen in a towel to soak up extra moisture.

To iron linen it’s important to keep the fabric damp. Linen becomes fragile and delicate when dry.