Lion Head Shweshwe Fat Quarter
18 x 20 inches
A lovely Chocolate Brown and yellow shweshwe fabric. This is the original shweshwe from South Africa, from the popular three cats brand. This one features a circular geometric print with a lion head motif. 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 circles is about 3 inches wide. This is approximately 7.5 cm. Kindly note that colours may appear differently on your computer screen or device.
This listing is for one Fat Quarter (18 ins x 20 inches). If you order more than one, you will receive each cut piece as a fat quarter.
Main Colour: Chocolate Brown
Size: 18 ins x 20 ins (45 cm x 50 cm) approximately
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.