Recipe for Cleaning Vintage Linens: 1 scoop of Oxi-Clean 1 scoop of Biz Detergent - use the Oxi-clean scoop Soak in one gallon of hot, heated water for up to 48 hours. Rinse well....Use 1 cup white vinegar to 1 gallon of water to rinse out soap residue Wash in washer on gentle cycle using a mild detergent. Rinse well. Line dry or dry in the sun. Press with iron if needed.
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How To Restore Stained & Yellowed Vintage Linens Put yellowed items in a large pot of water. Add 1/4 cup salt and 1/2 cup baking soda. (Alternatively you can do this same method using an oxygen bleach.) Bring to a boil and turn off the burner. The SECRET to cleaning linens is HOT water. Allow to soak (with occasional stirring) for as long as needed. It’s not uncommon for it to take 2 to 3 days.
cleaning vintage linens, cleaning tips, An antique linen dealer shared her secret with me over 25 years ago for cleaning vintage linens The first step was soaking in Biz a powdered detergent I soaked this crocheted tablecloth overnight in Biz Directions are on the box