Understanding the impact of choosing an eco-friendly textile.
At like.leigh, every decision we make is part of a larger picture. We are deeply committed to bringing our designs to you through responsible production practices. But what exactly does that mean?
All of our prints are screen-printed onto certified Belgian Linen™ locally here in California.
A few things to know about Linen: Linen is woven from flax. Flax, by nature, is a “green plant”. Flax grows naturally in harmony without irrigation. The flax plant is gentle on the land and is easy to incorporate into modern crop rotation cycles. The process of growing flax requires very little energy and does not harm nature. With each crop, all parts of the flax plant are used.
So what’s with the certified Belgian Linen™ and why not just any linen? Belgian Linen™ is a quality label that ensures that our linen meets three essential criteria: 1. It is made from flax of European origin 2. It is at least 85% flax in weight 3. It is woven in Belgian. Ultimately, it is just an extra stamp of approval on our goods. It is a sign of our commitment to always bring you the finest goods, with a knowledge of where we are sourcing from and how they are made.
In addition to choosing to print onto eco-friendly textiles, most of our printed yardage is made-to-order. This allows us to only order exactly what is needed, minimizing the risk for any waste.
It is our hope that the small decisions we are making as a company allow us to be more intentional and responsible in our practices. Ultimately empowering us to make beautiful, one-of-a-kind designs for you to bring into your home.