Flour Sack Towels: Wash in warm water. Tumble dry low. Iron and bleach as needed. DO NOT use fabric softener - it affects towels’ absorbency.
Separate colored from whites. Bleach white towels as needed.
When ironing cotton, use a hot iron on steam setting for best results. Be aware that ironing colored towels will discolor them temporarily - once they cool, they go back to their original color!
Smooth freshly dried towels before folding, to prevent wrinkles
Examine towels periodically for loose ends and pulled threads. CLIP, don’t pull loose threads
Rotate linens regularly
Wash aprons in cold water, delicate cycle, and hang to dry
NEVER iron terry towels, as it flattens loops and reduces absorbency
For screen printed towels, wash in warm water and hang to dry to preserve the print.
For Cafe towels, wash in warm water, tumble dry low. Fold immediately to prevent wrinkles
For Dyed towels, wash the first time with like colors. Colors will remain true - no special care needed.