Shweshwe, Chocolate Brown Fabric, African fabric, Brown Shweshwe, South African fabric, Quilting Fabric, 100% Cotton, Three cats

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(1)
$16.26
+ $9.49 shipping
$16.26
+ $9.49 shipping
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Ships next business day
Arrives from United Kingdom

Item details

A lovely Chocolate Brown shweshwe fabric. This is the original shweshwe from South Africa, from the popular three cats brand.

FABRIC DETAILS
100% Cotton
Main Colour: Chocolate Brown
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 large flower in the pattern design is about 3.5 inches wide. This is approximately 9 cm.

This fabric is sold by the metre and this listing is for one metre of fabric. To buy more than one metre, please use the drop-down menu and a continuous length of fabric will be sent to you.

WASHING INSTRUCTIONS
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.

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.


FAQs

A yard measures approximately 0.9 metres.

The fabric we sell is produced in African countries; Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Ivory Coast with more countries explored as we go along.

You can wash the print and batik fabrics with mild detergent either by hand or in the washing machine.

We do not currently offer wholesale purchasing.

A yard measures approximately 0.9 metres.

The fabric we sell is produced in African countries; Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Ivory Coast with more countries explored as we go along.

You can wash the print and batik fabrics with mild detergent either by hand or in the washing machine.

We do not currently offer wholesale purchasing.



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    Beautiful fabric, good quality and fast delivery. Thank you!
    Mar 27, 2018 by Monika

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PLEASE PROVIDE A TELEPHONE NUMBER WHEN YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER.

WITHIN THE UK: Orders ares sent using Royal Mail first or second class post. Most orders will arrive within 3 working days.

INTERNATIONAL: Most orders outside of the UK are sent by Royal Mail Standard Shipping. This service is typically not tracked. Any order larger than 6 yards will be sent as Tracked and Signed.

EXPRESS/PRIORITY MAIL: If you need a faster delivery, kindly contact us for a quote. Your package will be sent via DHL and orders received before noon will be dispatched on the same day. Your package will arrive the next day for UK destinations and within 3 working days for most international destinations.

Within the UK, Next Day Delivery is available through DHL and orders received before noon on a weekday will be delivered the next working day. Orders received over the weekend will be sent out Mondays. Kindly provide a telephone number if you choose this option.

SAVINGS ON SHIPPING: It can sometimes be difficult to estimate shipping costs and if I am able to make savings on the shipping costs, I will issue a refund for the difference once the item is shipped.

Do no hesitate to get in touch if you need further information on delivery and shipping.


Payments

You can make payments with credit cards, debit cards or with Paypal.


Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Digital downloads
  • Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
Refunds on items returned within 14 days of receipt. Items should be in original new condition and should include original packaging where possible. A return will not be accepted if the fabric has been washed.

Additional policies

CUSTOMS & DUTIES: Please be advised that you are responsible for any import duty that might be incurred.