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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our question page. Here we have assembled, by topic many of the most frequently asked questions regarding Allo Laverie's services, and the care of fine textiles. Our glossary will help you understand the various fabric weaves and textile jargon so you'll be able to make an informed choice when purchasing fine textiles and to understand how best to care for them.

If vintage linens are your passion, please visit our vintage linen buying guide, there you will find tips to assist you in making the right choice when it comes to antique textiles for your home. Our vintage care guide offers a brief guide on laundering and maintaining your vintage items.

Frequently asked questions about Allo Laverie French hand laundry. About Allo Laverie Questions regarding the use and care of fine bed and table linens Care of Linens & Bedding
A guide to buying vintage linens at flea markets, estate sales and auctions. Vintage Linen Buying Guide How to look for, examine and purchase vintage linens
Terms and meanings of common fabrics, weaves, stitching, and properties Textile Glossary Which is better, Orvus Paste or Soap Flakes for cleaning linens and woolens. Orvus Paste vs Soap Flakes