1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2019

The London edition of the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair is back at Somerset House this October. I am particularly excited to see that Claire Oliver Gallery will be there and guess who they represent? Bisa Butler! who is fast becoming one of my favourite artists. I have attended this show a few times and …

Look What They Made: Urbanstax for Miss B

There have got to be some perks with being friends with someone who runs a fabric store right? Well our one and only @missbenedetto gets to enjoy one. It is in the form of the Wiksten Haori Jacket which we made from a combination of a Green and Red Ghanaian wax print on the outside and the colour …

Featured Designer: Aluma Handmade

Aluma is the name of the designer whose work we are admiring today. She is a one woman force who hand makes every garment. Her style is truly unique and recognisable. We give you Aluma Handmade. Some people struggle with the idea of wearing a bright or bold print and what Aluma does is uses …

Dior Cruise 2020- What do you think?

Header image Photo credit – Morgan O’Donovan Have you seen or heard about the Dior Cruise 2020 collection. It caught our attention because of the sheer number of wax pieces that formed part of the vast collection. The show was staged in El Badi palace in Marrakech, Morocco on the 29th of April 2019. Th There …

Look What They Made: Kirsten’s Jacket

Today we have another fab make from Kirsten. This time, it is a funky green jacket made from our Green Cassava Ankara. We are especially loving the contrasting pocket detail. Kirsten has used the short version of the Onion 6024 Pyjama Jacket Pattern. It makes for quite a relaxed but still stylish jacket. Just to …

Fabric of the Week: Roller Skate Print

From our selection of Quirky Prints, we have this funky retro roller skate print in a number of colourways. As with all of our wax prints, these are 100% cotton and a medium weight. This makes them great for dressmaking as well as other sewing and crafting uses. The ‘crisp hand’ of the cotton print …

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