Half Bleached Heavy Weight Linen - $16.00 yd.



Linen cloth was woven of flax fiber in many grades and weaves.  Used in every aspect of living from clothing to household needs to furnishings to the shroud made for the corpse, linen was so common that a tax was proposed as a source of easy revenue on the coarser sorts being imported into the US towards the end of the 18th century. Half Bleached Linen is used for a variety of purpose.  Because it did not require as much time in the bleaching fields it was more economical then bleached linen.

  • Our linen is stout, making it perfect for such projects as men's jackets, waistcoats, breeches & trousers, a sturdy petticoat or apron, buckram, stays, and household goods such as bedticks.
  • 100% Irish Linen 62 inches wide 
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