Blue Circles Shweshwe Fabric


Blue Shweshwe fabric from South Africa

37 in stock

A simple yet modern circle pattern blue shweshwe fabric. This is the original shweshwe from South Africa, from the popular three cats brand.

100% Cotton
Main Colour: Blue
Length: Sold by the metre
Width: 90 cm (35 inches)
Weight: 158 g (after washing)

To give you an idea of the scale of the pattern, look at the last image which shows a tape rule shown in inches. Each circle in the pattern is about 1.75 inches wide. This is approximately 4.5 cm.

This fabric is sold by the metre and this listing is for one metre of fabric. To buy more than one metre, use the arrows above to select the number of metres you need and a continuous length of fabric will be sent to you.


  • Wash Separately
  • 40 degree wash
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not dry clean
  • Warm Iron

The recommendation is that you ALWAYS WASH Shweshwe fabric before sewing. This will remove the stiffness of the fabric.

Shweshwe is a printed dyed cotton fabric widely used in traditional South African clothing; dresses, skirts, and so on. It was originally dyed indigo but is now manufactured in a variety of colours and designs. The formal name for shwe shwe is ‘Indigo-dyed discharge printed fabric’.

It is a trademarked fabric and is manufactured by Da Gama Textiles in the Zwelitsha township outside King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

Weight 0.18 kg

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I looking into getting 12 Yards of this fabric, but i just wanted to know exactly how the fabric comes.Back to product
asked by Anonymous on 2019-01-23 00:52:51
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  1. The fabric is sold by the metre and will be sent as one continuous piece.
    dolapo answered on 2019-02-15 16:45:43
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