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The linen will dye but the stitching won't. Stitching is normally polyester which doesn't take dye. Whatever colour you dyed, the stitching would remain white. If you are set on dying them, I think navy would be your best bet as the stitching would look like it's meant to contrast with the fabric IYSWIM
Dylon machine dye is the best stuff you can get easily. You can buy it in packs that are specially designed to go into the washing machine. You can buy packs that have the salt included or you have to add the salt yourself. You can buy special dye salt or use ordinary table salt.