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Shweshwe Fabrics – The Denim or Tartan of South Africa

Seshweshwe is a printed fabric widely used for traditional Sotho (South Africa & Lesotho) clothing. Originally dyed indigo, this fabric is manufactured in a variety of colors and printing designs characterized by intricate geometric patterns.  Due to its timeless popularity, shweshwe has been described as “the denim, or tartan, of South Africa”.  From Wikipedia, the … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Hand Dyed Fabric and Garment Gallery + Dyeing Fabric with Food

Hand Dyed Fabric and Garment Gallery + Dyeing Fabric with Food

Find more inspiring Hand Dyed Fabric and Garment photos like this on Sew, What’s New? #ad Get better at what you love to do during Craftsy’s FLASH sale! This weekend only, get up to 50% off Craftsy’s best online classes. Sale ends Sunday – shop now: http://bit.ly/springsewing How to Dye Fabric with Food! – Simplecare Products … [ Read More at SWN! ]

FABRIC, LEARN TO SEW, UPCYCLING How to Dye Fabric

How to Dye Fabric

“Knowing how to dye fabric can be one of the most powerful tools in your DIY projects arsenal. If you’re looking for the perfect upholstery fabric for your next home decor update but just can’t find the right color, you can do it yourself! Dyeing fabric requires only a few supplies and a bit of … [ Read More at SWN! ]