100% Cotton ShweShwe

Shweshwe, also known as, shoeshoe or isishweshwe is a printed cotton fabric that is manufactured in South Africa. Shweshwe is produced by feeding cotton fabric through a series of copper rollers that have patterns etched into them. A weak acid solution is fed onto the fabric, bleaching out the distinctive intricate white designs to create an eclectic range of attractive prints.

Care Guide

  • Please pre-wash fabric. This fabric does shrink and colour runs(+-1" shrinkage).
  • Add 1/2 cup salt to the wash to help hold in colour.
  • Wash like colours with like colours.