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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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  • Summer Sewing Inspiration: The Seam Detail Dress
    Looking for some summer sewing inspiration? Check out the Seam Detail Dress by the Maker’s Atelier. This one is made in our Blue Medallion Shweshwe. The medallion shweshwe is available in different colourways. Maybe try it in another?
  • Join Us: Festival of Quilts 2022
    We will be at this year’s Festival of Quilts 2022, taking place in Birmingham’s NEC. This will be taking place 18th to 21st August and will be our first event in a few years so we are rearing to go. We will have a range of all our fabrics including shweshwe prints, wax prints and …
  • Meet the Three Ts: Aso Oke Teddy Bears
    Meet Temisan, Tito and Tokunbo, the three teddies! I am so excited that you finally get to meet them. They are born of an idea that was formulated a few years ago. As you would have seen from our website, blog and store, we are huge fans of Aso-oke at Urbanstax. The three Ts are …
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