I absolutely love great fabrics. And when it comes to fabrics for the home there’s nothing like genuine, pure, linen.
So when Karolis with Magic Linen reached out to ask if I would be interested in reviewing some of their products. I had to check out the site immediately– and was surprised that I had never visited before. (My quest for linen products in the past might be described as obsessive, compulsive, shopping behavior.)
This family business, based in Lithuania, has a gorgeous selection of towels, aprons, and bedding. I immediately agreed to review some products.
The kitchen towel and apron I received both are of good quality linen and well-constructed. At first, I wasn’t convinced the apron was going to work—folded up it I couldn’t quite imagine how it would fit. But it turned out to be easy to slip on and roomy enough that it will last through the third trimester of my pregnancy. At the same time, it drapes well enough that it isn’t bulky—and my seven-year-old daughter enjoys snatching it when she gets a chance.
One thing I like about linen is the incredible durability of this natural fabric. Unlike cotton, good quality linen will hold up for decades—even centuries. In a world where waste is a major environmental concern it’s great to be able to invest in quality products that will actually last.
If you aren’t familiar with linen, it’s good to know that it tends to shrink over time. Most linen also becomes softer over time. It makes for great kitchen towel since the linen is lightweight and dries quickly. During warm months linen bedding is nice—especially if you live in an area with high humidity. (I always used linen bedding during the summer months when we lived in
Have you tried pure linen products in your home? I’d love to hear about your favorite pieces! Comment below.