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Cleaning Fine Antique Linens. 419 Shares Facebook Comment MORE. Twitter Google+. Martha Stewart and antique collector and author Debra Bonito discuss the best ways to clean vintage linens. More Less. Watch More Videos From Home and Gardening. Now Playing. Napkin Folding. Now Playing. Dish Gardens 101 with Stephen Orr. Caring for vintage linens and fabrics can be a delicate task. Linens found at antiques fairs usually are already cleaned and pressed. If you find vintage fabrics at a garage sale, hidden away at an antiques shop, or boxed up in an attic, you'll want to clean them before using or displaying the pieces.
There were vintage linen napkins and cotton napkins mixed up with gazillions of polyester and manmade fiber napkins. The thrift store had the napkins sorted by colour and had them fastened together in sets. This made it really easy to find what I was looking for. Now vintage linen napkins won’t be marked as such. Lucky for you. If I had any one complaint about ironing, it is that today's irons do not get hot enough. I use a mid-20th century mangle iron which gets dangerously hot. Mine is a vintage "IronRite" mangle iron. I even press my jeans on it. The goal is to iron your items until they are completely dry. It may not always be possible but that is the goal.