Become an Urbanstax Affiliate

At Urbanstax, our aim is to provide ease of access to beautiful African fabric. We source from various countries in the African continent and hope to share the beautiful stories behind their creation. We want to give as wide a range of colours, patterns, designs as well as to give tips and ideas on how to …

Featured Designer: Marina Ferretti

Skirts are such a great way to rock prints and batiks especially if they have large scale motifs. You can go for simple A-line, pencil or flared skirts and let the fabric do all the work as it were. You can wear them with block colours too for a nice fresh look. Pair with a …

Look What They Made- Louise

Our Scrap Packs have proved quite popular as of late as people have used them in all sorts of home and craft projects, a lot even for homemade masks!. Louise has made these funky patchwork cushions. Pretty cool right? This scrap bag consists of different African fabric scraps and include, batiks, shweshwe and wax prints. …

Fabric of the Week: Shweshwe Colourway 491

Our colour of the week is a shweshwe fabric colourway. On our website, we call this colourway Circus. It is a combination of blue, yellow and pink and is Colourway 491 of Dagama textiles shwehshwe collection. A cheery option for many sewing or crafting projects. It is also a great choice for children too. We …

Look What They Made: Deborah

Deborah covered a pair of chairs in some shweshwe fabric from our store and they look great! The contrast of the colours of the Chocolate and Turquoise Shweshwe against the wood is a simple and crisp combination. Thank you so much for sharing. Please share your makes from our fabric. We would love to see.

We are still going…

In these surreal times, people are finding ways to cope and keep busy and positive. The feedback has been that sewing is one way to do just that. Whilst we are able to ship items we continue to process and send out orders. So for those of you that are catching up on your creative …

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