A simple and modern circle patterned shweshwe fabric from South Africa. This one has green and yellow circles against a very deep burgundy background.
This listing is for one Fat Quarter (18 ins x 20 ins (45 cm x 50 cm) approximately). If you order more than one, you will receive each cut piece as a fat quarter.
Dimensions: 18 ins x 20 ins (45 cm x 50 cm) approximately
- 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.
COLOURS: We photograph the fabric in natural daylight and make every effort to represent the colours as accurately as possible, nevertheless colours may display differently depending on the monitors/screens they are viewed on.
ABOUT SHWESHWE 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.