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We love African Fabric and at Urbanstax our mission is to source and sell authentic and beautiful African Fabric; African Wax Prints a.ka. Ankara, Adire and Batiks , Woven Cloth- Aso-oke, Shweshwe prints and more. All the fabric we sell is made in Africa and we currently have fabric from Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Ghana and Tanzania. We update our stock regularly.


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  • Urbanstax HQ
    Our workspace is slowly taking shape! This is where we have our whole collection of fabrics, gift items, samples and more. We are based in Watford just off the A41 so if you would like to visit and shop in person, just send us an email to arrange a time. If there is anything in …
  • Fabric of the Week: Batik Pixels
    We have just had a delivery of brand new batiks from Nigeria and this one definitely is one of the current favourites. The Batik Pixels is a mix of soft pastel colours in a playful grid-like motif against a dark background. This would make a really gorgeous skirt. It would be great for any sewing …
  • Look What They Made: Annibale Cycling
    Annibale Cycling does it again. This time with one of our cotton batik fabrics from Nigeria. They have named the selection of Cycling Cap and Musette Bag, Red Claw, love it! The cycling bag is perfect for carrying snacks and small belongings with you during your rides and finishing touch for a full vintage outfit. …
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