Kathleen Lang studied at Bucks County Community College with an emphasis in Printmaking as a mid-life change of careers. She then began teaching at various venues such as Grounds for Sculpture and Arts Council of Princeton. Through this she discovered Sustainable Eco-Printing on textiles. Kathleen Lang, the Wearable Garden's founder pursued a fine arts degree in a mid-life change of careers.
Environmental concerns have always been in the forefront of her work and lifestyle. Founding The Wearable Garden has helped her inform consumers of the damage that industrial textile dyes have on the environment. We can all help in this cause by purchasing from incredibly gifted artisans such as jewelry creators, potters, painters, sculptures, wood crafts and of course textiles from The Wearable Garden.
Buying locally and sustainably helps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions produced by industrial manufacturing.
We hope that you join us in this endeavor in some way.
What comes from the earth returns to the earth.
At The Wearable Garden, our focus is to develop and refine sustainable, zero waste textiles. We partner with local florists, restaurants and hotels in an effort to reduce waste and return used organic materials back to the environment through compost.
We know that our commitment to respect the earth and the environment while creating beautiful works of art will help build a sustainable future. And by working together with our neighbors we are benefiting our community socially and economically.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Beautiful scarf. I love the soft and light silk fabric. The earthy pattern and colors are totally what I was looking for. It was custom made and I was given several options through email with pictures attached. The item arrived within 2 weeks. I would love to get another piece some day.
— Francoise Wolfe