The country weave placemats are a thicker, heavier weight weave that always lies flat and stays in place. They are very soft to the touch, reversible and are extremely durable. The yarns are vat dried to ensure long lasting, vibrant color. 100% USA cotton. Long lasting colors. Completely reversible for double wear. All pieces hand fringed. Never needs ironing. Machine washable, line dry. Allow for some shrinkage due to natural fiber and weave. Coordinates well with the Homespun Table Linens!