Lesson details

Did you know that textile manufacturers often add finishing agents during yarn manufacturing to give certain qualities to items? In this lesson, Genevieve Lerner will explain some common sizing and finishing agents found on new linens. You'll also learn some fabric finishes and their characteristics, and some important steps you can take to help maintain new linens through the laundering process.

What you'll learn in the Washing new linen lesson

  • The sizing and finishing agents of new linen
  • The signs of four common fabric finishes and how to maintain them