ленAs soon as summer is coming, we buy clothes from fabrics to help comfortably tolerate high temperature. And there is hardly a person who ignores linen cloth, of which produces stylish trousers, skirts, tunics, jackets. These things help to cope with the heat, have environmental friendliness and ease of wear. The basis of this practical fashion flax is an annual plant with flowers incredible blue.

Flax called among the oldest plants, which the mankind began to use for the manufacture of tissue. On the properties of flax was known in Ancient Egypt, and in VII century B.C. the ancient Etruscans was the whole «Flax book». About the clothes from linen fabrics mentioned in historical and literary sources of the times of Ancient Rome and Greece, but stronger than all this tissue is associated with the Russian spinning skill.

In Russia flax was one of the main fabrics, allowing not only to sew clothes (the famous shirt with ornamental embroidery), but also to ensure his simple life – of flax woven beautiful tablecloths and linens. When processing of flax him behind oil used in cooking. Льноткачеству girls were taught from an early age, and then worked feverishly through experience in this difficult case.

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Properties of flax

ленFlax processing with subsequent spinning never been easy. This is due to specifics of flax fibre, which has a very bad elasticity, unlike, for example, from silk. Fiber bad interlock with each other, so, for making linen thread turns out uneven, patchy, which is reflected in the texture of the finished material. Flax fabric out quite tough and rough, it visible nodules clutch fibers with each other. All this is reflected on the quality characteristics of the tissue and, consequently, on the clothes of her.

Flax is less elastic than cotton, but also more durable, thanks to which the things of this fabric are more wear resistance and resistance to temperatures and mechanical effect. The natural color of the linen cloth – dirty white, beige, grey with a greenish tint. Raw white and unbleached linen tolerates laundering, it could even boil. But if you’re going to wash the product from dyed linen fabric, the temperature must be reduced to 60%.

Fabric of flax has excellent thermal conductivity, it absorbs moisture and removes it from the body, causing flax is so popular for summer sewing clothes in which heat is not felt, moreover, she becomes very dirty. A significant disadvantage of linen cloth, without which rarely do male and female summer closet – it is very easy to crumple and difficult smoothed. To improve the quality of tissue and ease her wearing, producers of flax combine with synthetic fibers, for example, with viscose.

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Flax fashion

ленFlax, which many evokes associations with the old today can become the basis for creation of original fashion images, for example, in the country or ethnic style. The last goes out of fashion for many seasons in a row – is it not a call to experiment with clothes from flax?

Linen skirt and tunic perfectly combined not only with ancient embroidery, but delicate details lace or thread in the fabric. Such clothes are well worn in the summer, in the city and in the province, especially if to emphasize the integrity of the image straw bag or wide-brimmed hat of straw.

Advantage of wearing clothes from linen fabric is its texture, which allows you to look fashionable women with severe shape imperfections. Linen trousers, skirts and dresses have heavy texture, they do not fit body, but only are adjacent to it, besides, they have belt-the eyeballs at the waist, so problems with the застегиванием press on his stomach.

Clothes of linen cloth was always appreciated on a summer vacation. In 2013 the establishment of fashion for comfortable cropped trousers business fashion with their correlations with the business jacket, garments manufacturers produce not only spacious but tight cropped or подвернутые linen trousers remarkably are worn as with the details of an elegant wardrobe and t-shirts with prints or sandals with heels.

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