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Monthly Shweshwe Fat Quarter Club

   
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Receive 8 fat quarters of 100% cotton South African shweshwe fabric each month with no repetition! That is 96 different fabrics per year! You will receive 8 different colorways in each shipment. These fat quarters will measure approximately 17" x 19". Shipments will be made between the 5th and 10th of each month with payment taken on the day of shipment.

Selecting this item (quantity = 1) and going through the checkout process will enroll you in the club and pay for one month which will be sent immediately - your first month will contain two extra indigo blue fat quarters. After the first month we will need a credit card on file to process your monthly shipments @ $ 29/month for 8 fat quarters and shipping. Please indicate in the order comments when would be a convenient time for us to call you for your credit card information or please give us a call from 10:30-5:30 M-Sat EST at 919-545-9296.

Membership in the club can be cancelled at any time up to the date on which the shipment is processed.

Three Cats and Coral Tree shweshwe fabric is manufactured by Da Gama Textiles in South Africa. Calico fabric is dyed a background color and then printed using copper rollers. A weak acid solution is fed onto the fabric, bleaching out distinctive intricate white designs. Three Cats shweshwe comes highly starched. Starch may appear as white lines where fabric is folded, but this washes out easily with laundering.

Shweshwe is used for traditional ceremonies in rural areas of South Africa. Traditional shweshwe colors include brown, blue and red. The colors have expanded to include vivid shades of gold, pink, green and turquoise and the fabric has become very fashionable for apparel and home decorating.

Shrinkage is up to 10%.

  • Wash separately, cold to warm.
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not dry clean.
  • Tumble drying not recommended.