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Which of us did not hear in the childhood about a wonderful magic tablecloth? But it is affairs fantastic. Though … If to lay the table sound qualitative textiles, then and dishes will become more appetizing, and for eyes - a holiday.


Many consider that when laying a holiday table the white linen cloth with jacquard drawing is most pertinent. Of course, on it win both porcelain, and crystal. But you should not belittle solemnity claret, originality red and a harmony of blue color. Besides on a family holiday or a friendly party the shining whiteness can seem excessively official. For this case use color linen cloths in a cage, peas, with medium-sized bouquets and original ridiculous drawings. Such textiles will become a homeliness symbol. However it is necessary to remember that drawing has to be unostentatious, remain only a background for ware and food - the audience at a table should look at a cloth not one hour

More conservative, classical option - a monophonic cloth. Only condition: tone of a cloth has to be combined with paints of table service and to be not too shouting. On a dark cloth you should not serve dinner, it is good for desserts, tea drinking, buffet receptions.

the Sizes and forms

the Table textiles not only shade beauty of ware, devices and accessories, but also are capable to change the image of all room. Therefore it makes sense to collect a collection of the table linen suitable for each case. Here cloths of various sizes will be pertinent. Reception of a combination of two cloths, different in a form, is interesting. Emphasize refinement of the round cloth which is falling down to the floor with the top square cloth, small, contrast on color.

However, it is not necessary to stop only on a cloth. It is impossible to forget also about the fastest and simple methods of “revival“ of a table - about decorative serving napkins. For creation of festive mood take napkins with bright patterns. Serving a lunch or a dinner in rural style, with abundance of vegetables and fruit, pick up for napkins amusing stuffed fabric with the image of vegetables.

the Kitchen arsenal


“not bread uniform“, say, that each hostess uses not only table textiles. Do not forget also about the rich range of kitchen textiles: hot-water bottles for teapots, fabric sacks for bread, various tacks, towels, bread boxes and other.

Professionals of culinary fights in kitchen give preference to cotton or cotton with polyester. These fabrics rather strong, are easily erased and ironed. Logos and company colors give more professional look to uniform cook clothes.

Use and leaving

Most often on home cuisine and at a table is used by

textiles from cotton and flax. Therefore it is important to know all pluses and minuses of this material. Products from cotton very strong, well transfer influence of high temperatures. Besides they perfectly absorb moisture that is important in kitchen. The high sminayemost of cotton is among shortcomings. Besides, such textiles very long dry after washing. It is necessary to erase color textiles in the car at a temperature up to 60 degrees, thin color textiles - to 40 degrees. Anyway before washing attentively study all symbols and conditions of washing specified on a label. Most often color cotton products are not recommended to be bleached chlorine and to dry in the washing machine (at machine drying of a thing from cotton give big shrinkage). And textile products with finishing are advised to hang out for drying by wet. Iron cotton fabrics the iron with a humidifier.

In turn, products from flax are a little soiled, do not vorsitsya, perfectly absorb moisture and at the same time quickly dry. The linen cloth differs in special durability. Temperature of washing should be chosen depending on fabric finishing: for example, the color cloth is erased at a temperature of 60 degrees. Products from flax can also shrink after laundering.

Several practical advice on removal of spots from textiles:

of the Spot from wine . For removal of spots from white or red wine fabric should be pulled over some deep ware and to water with boiled water. If red wine was spilled on a white cloth - at once salt a spot. Remove the polluted salt and fill a new portion, then wash a cloth in hot water.

of the Spot from wax . Spots delete from wax, having ironed them the hot iron through blotting or parchment paper. Paper should be changed in process of a zasalivaniye before full removal of wax. Then fabric is washed in cold water.

of the Spot from chewing gum . If to fabric the chewing gum stuck, apply a piece of ice to the soiled place and take it several minutes.

of the Spot from fat . For removal of spots from fat from light fabrics it is possible to use powder of chalk or talc. For this purpose fabric is enough to be strewed with powder on both sides, to cover with white white paper and to press freight. Next day it is necessary to beat out and clean a thing carefully. Fat spots from cotton fabric delete with liquid ammonia, and then iron through blotting paper.

of the Spot from milk . Spots can be removed from milk, having washed a cloth in cool soap water or in water with liquid ammonia addition.

of the Spot from chocolate . Spots from chocolate - the boiling soap water or very hot water with strong concentration of salt.

of the Spot from fruit and berries . Fresh spots from berries and juice on white fabrics decolour hydrogen peroxide solution (it is possible to dissolve a tablet of a gidroperit in 0,5 glasses of water).

Wipe a spot with this solution, having added to it several drops of liquid ammonia, then rub and wash out water. Fresh spots can be removed boiled water, fresh or sour milk, liquid ammonia.

of the Spot from beer . Spots delete from beer with liquid ammonia, then erase fabric warm water with soap.

we strongly recommend to try to remove with

at first small spots or to be trained “on cats“, that is on pieces of unnecessary fabric.