(Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011
Among the vast selection of decorative fabrics at Norman S. Bernie Co., none are more popular for upholstery fabrics and drapery fabrics than linen.
Certainly one of the oldest of the fabrics in the archeological record, there is evidence that people used flax fibers for a linen-like fabric over 35,000 years ago. Technology obviously has advanced in the manufacture of linen to the point where after harvesting the flax plant, the flax fibers are winnowed, retted, scutched, and heckled before becoming the linen used for upholstery fabrics, drapery fabrics, and apparel fabrics.
In fact, the terms line, liniment, lining, lingerie, linseed oil, linoleum, all derive from linen and its root, the flax plant. For more information regarding linen, go to wikipedia.org.
At Norman S. Bernie Co, customers will find an extensive range of linen fabrics for upholstery and drapery projects. These fabrics come from around the globe: Ireland, Poland, Belgium, China, as well as here in the United States, where very high-quality linen is produced for upholstery fabric end uses as well as drapery fabric end uses. And Norman S. Bernie Co. discounts all linen fabrics, making them more affordable for their customers.
For a wonderful selection of beautiful linen fabrics for decorative fabric use, in a wide range of colors, textures, and constructions, at afforable prices, see what Norman S. Bernie Co. has to offer.
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