Hedebo Embroidery and Flax

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Flower of the flax

Hedebo Embroidery is made with linen, which is processed from the fibres of a plant called flax. The process took between one and two years from sowing the flax seed until the finished product of linen cloth and fine linen thread. In the following section you can learn about the whole process from plant to linen: sowing, weeding, harvesting, retting, drying, breaking, scutching, hackling, washing, bleaching and weaving. Finally, the linen fabric could be embroidered with fine linen thread.

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