Get the country look with these lovely linen buys

Thanks to an array of weaves, finishes and weights, as well as a naturally sturdy and breathable texture, linen lends itself to multiple uses, but really comes into its own when used in the kitchen.

Us brits are falling in love with Linen. This natural, flax-based fabric embodies our contemporary yearning for a more natural, organic type of luxury. Thanks to an array of weaves, finishes and weights, as well as a naturally sturdy and breathable texture, linen lends itself to multiple uses, but really comes into its own when used in the kitchen.

Whether you are adorning a table for a summer soirée or looking to find that perfect, loosely-woven artisan apron, you’ll find a beautiful and timeless linen option to cover all areas.

Using only the finest flax fibres and traditional manufacturing techniques, LinenMe produce lovingly crafted and exceptional quality textiles. They have a great selection of linen tablecloths which can usually be difficult to find.

These Multi-striped Linen Tea Towels (£13.99) have an understated and rustic charm, perfectly complimenting white washed walls and weathered wood.

Keeping it nice and neutral, the Natural Linen Rustic Apron (£24.99) will see you through those messy days in the kitchen. The pre-washed linen is luxuriously soft too, making this a effortlessly stylish and comfortable choice.

Another great source of rustic linen tablewear is Canvas Home. With a new shop in Islington, close to central London (57 Amwell St, London EC1R 1UR), it’s now possible to see the range of products before ordering. There are Lithuanian woven
tablecloths and runners, with painterly stripes in rich blues and greys,
and complementing napkins and tea towels. Also in the range are richly coloured French linen napkins and runners,
which provide a lived-in look of casual elegance.

Put a personalised stamp on your kitchen with a monogrammed tea towel from Volga Linen. As an extra-special indulgence, your initials can be lovingly sewn into the soft linen, showing who’s boss in your households cooking department.

Proving that linen goes beyond neutrals, the Bib Apron is a available in a vivid crimson colour (shown above).

For more formal occasions, dress a dining table with The White Company’s Vintage Linen Napkins. They’re made of stone washed linen, which has a beautifully subtle texture and is soft handle.

If floral patterns take your fancy, then we would suggest kitting out your kitchen with these pretty little Linen Napkins.

Known for it’s paired down, simple pieces, The Linen Works pre-wash all their products to give a special lived-in and loved quality.

A wonderful gift for both confident cooks and avid gardeners, the Linen Artisan Pinny from The Linen Works has a protective wrap-around design and deep pockets that will see you safely through long afternoons of pruning and baking.

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