Quilting Fabric, Star print, Shweshwe fabric, 100% Cotton, Blue African fabric, Blue fabric, Indigo Shweshwe, South African fabric, Indigo

Sold by Urbanstax
$17.39
+ $10.14 shipping
$17.39
+ $10.14 shipping
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Ships next business day
Arrives from United Kingdom

Item details

A simple blue and white shweshwe fabric. This is the original shweshwe from South Africa, from the popular three cats brand. To give you an idea of the scale of the pattern, look at the last image above which shows a tape rule shown in inches.

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.

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

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.

COLOURS:
Kindly note that colours may appear differently on your computer monitor/device. Colour descriptions are given as a guide.

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 is approximately 91 cm

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

A Yard is approximately 91 cm

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



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WITHIN THE UK: Shipping is via My Hermes courier service for most items whereby a tracking number will be provided. Royal Mail First Class post is used for smaller items. Most orders will arrive within 3 working days.

INTERNATIONAL: All international orders are sent by DHL and shipping takes about 3 working days to most destinations but will take longer during busy periods like Christmas.

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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.

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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
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

Additional policies

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