I am pleased with the results of dyeing linen. I made two sets of napkins from some beautiful cream coloured linen. The first set of four are cocktail napkins about 9 inches square. Two resists were used to make the design.
I took a photograph of the linen napkins, before dyeing them. They are shown below, folded and clamped with their resist. The piece in the centre is cotton wrapped around two CDs and bound with elastics. I haven’t yet washed this piece out.
The dinner napkins are a generous size. At 19 inches they will easily shield the messiest diner!
In our house we always use cloth, most of them vintage. Do you still use cloth napkins?