How To Restore Stained & Yellowed Vintage Linens Put yellowed items in a large pot of water. Add 1/4 cup salt and 1/2 cup baking soda. (Alternatively you can do this same method using an oxygen bleach.) Bring to a boil and turn off the burner. The SECRET to cleaning linens is HOT water. Allow to soak (with occasional stirring) for as long as needed. It’s not uncommon for it to take 2 to 3 days.
If you have a collection of Vintage Linens you will love this roundup of 15 Cute Ways to Repurpose and Upcycle Vintage Linens. (#9 is my favorite!) Included are even a few vintage linen crafts and vintage linen home decor. #seasonedhome