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Finishing services

A wide range of finishing options for natural fabrics

At Polish Linen, we are able to meet the most demanding requirements for fabric finishing services. Discover our extensive capabilities or contact us to personalize your order.

Find out more about fabric finishing possibilities

We invite you to contact our specialists on fabric finishing.
Dorota Jarmołowicz
Export Specialist
Mirosław Kiełbasa
Commercial Director

Finishing of standard fabrics


Raw fabric

Fabric made of linen yarn, without additives. Raw linen is a classic form, referring to the tradition from years ago


The fabric that undergoes washing becomes softer, more stable and, above all, does not shrink at the next wash. No ironing required – it is an additional advantage. Linen is used especially for clothing, bedding, curtains and decorations.


The fabric is passed through a multi-roller smoothing device, the so-called calender.


Softened fabric has several advantages, such as reduced static effects, reduced drying times and easier ironing.


Wet tumbled
The process of softening the wetted fabric in the band under the influence of hot air, which gives the fabric an exceptionally soft feel. The fabric becomes spongy and spacious. The quality of the process is similar to that of Stone Washed finishing, thanks to the wet tumbling of the fabric.


The fabric is passed through a relevant device, consisting of a heated drum coated with rubber Under the influence of heat, the fabric starts to shrink. Thanks to this treatment, the fabric has a much more limited shrinkage.


The stabilization of the fabric consists of a special machining process aimed at compensating for internal stresses.


The bleaching process consists of chemical finishing of the fabric, depending on its later use. The purpose of bleaching is to prepare the raw material for the planned processing steps. Bleaching removes different substances and natural dyes from the fiber, extracting the white shade of the fabric/yarn.


The dyeing process consists of combining the fiber with the dyes, incl. reactive dyes. The color obtained is uniform over the entire length of the fabric and has suitable characteristics for resistance to washing.


Digitally printed
A method to print even individual graphics, without technical limitations. The only limitation is to adjust the size of the graphics to the surface being printed. Printing is possible only on cellulose fiber fabrics (cotton, linen, viscose).


Pigment printing
Printing using a pigment paste applied by means of a screen print. Printing is possible on virtually all fabrics (cotton, linen, polyester). Pigment printing is more versatile than reactive printing. It also allows printing with special pastes (i.a. gold, silver).


Prepared for printing/dyeing
Bleached fabric (most often with optical bleaching agent), washed and prepared for dyeing /printing. If you use fabrics for the reactive digital printing, the fabrics requires additional machining.


The crushing process consists of squeezing linen fabrics by high temperature or steam. The result of crushing work is the obtaining of irregular patterns in a chaotic arrangement.


Fire resistant
Fabric treated with agents of properties that make fabric difficult to burn or non-flammable. Application mainly used for technical fabrics.


Painting Primer
Application of a special primer coat on the fabric to facilitate the painting process.

Finishing of fabrics on individual order


Starch preparation
The process of making the fabric stiff. Starch preparation is a non-permanent application which means that the resulting washing effect disappears. This application is heat resistant.


The process of softening the wetted fabric in the band under the influence of hot air, which gives the fabric an exceptionally soft feel. The fabric becomes spongy and spacious.


Special preparation to protect the fabric from insects. Most often, this application is used on fabrics to protect against insects.


A special application to protect the fabric against the propagation of rot fungi which weaken the fabric.


Vinacet-stiffening preparation
The process of making the fabric stiff. The vinacet preparation, compared to starch, is more resistant to washing. Unfortunately, at elevated temperatures, the fabric with this application loses its performance.


Application to protect the fabric against water ingress. Water does not soak the fabric. In addition, the fabric can be cleaned easily from typical contaminants (coffee, wine, ketchup, etc.)


Application to prevent water from entering the fabric. The water on one side of the fabric does not move to the other side. Application most commonly used in technical fabrics (tents, umbrellas, tarpaulin).


Special application emollient with lanolin additive products that gives the fabric a natural, soft feel. In addition, the fabrics are absorbent (hydrophilic) and breathable. This application is best suited for fabrics for: underwear, shirts, blouses, towels, bed linen.


The antibacterial application prevents bacteria from growing uninhibited on the fabrics surface without affecting the natural equilibrium of the bacterial flora on the skin. The application is used for: hospital clothing, underwear, footwear, socks.


Avocado – softener and moisturizing component
A softening application on the base of avocado oils, giving the fabric a soft, nice grip to the touch. The application can be used for: shirt and blouse fabrics, underwear, bed linen.