SHWE SHWE - UKUKHANYA - RED

SHWE SHWE - UKUKHANYA - RED

$6.50

SIZE
Quantity
- +

Shwe Shwe, 100% cotton material. 

Shweshwe is the most iconic and recognisable of all South African prints.  It is popular with the local men and women for clothing as well as internationally for tableware and soft furnishings. Made using a  tightly woven cotton it has a smaller than average fabric width of 90 cm and a stiffness to the new fabric from traditional starching, which washes out. Printed with original designs in a wide variety of colour ways. The name is thought to have come from the swishing sound of the fabric as the women wearing it walked. 

  • 90cm wide sold by the yard or fat quarters 
  • Suitable for clothing, upholstery + quilting 
  • Made in South Africa

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
100%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
A
Amy Harry
Queen of Sheba, eat your heart out!

I must admit that I didn't notice the beautiful reverse side print when I was looking at the photos whilst purchasing on the website. Added bonus that made my heart skip a beat!