White curtain tie backs makes for an airy and fresh curtain, but time, sunlight and dirt can cause the fabric to yellow. Back the yellowing process and bleach your curtains linen with just a few tweaks to your laundry routine. Modern linen manufacturers often recommend dry cleaning, but with a mild washing method and care when dried, you can fade them at home.
Vacuum the white curtain tie backs properly while they’re hanging to remove excess dust and dirt. Making it easier to determine if linen curtains are really discolore or just dirty. Use a dust brush or clothing vacuum bracket with soft brush and keep the curtain tense as you work, moving quickly into small sections from top to bottom. Remove the curtains from the bar or clip when you’re done if you still feel that bleaching is necessary.
Envisage stains hold up to level the best detergent or bleaching product, so pre-treat the fabric first. Lay the white curtain tie backs on a large, flat surface in a well-lit area like your kitchen floor. Mix a mild detergent with water and apply it to any visible spots. If you’re working with older antique linen curtains or hard stains, apply an acid-based bleach pen or a paste of powdered detergent and water. Leave this treatment for as long as you can, at least one hour.