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Ankara Fashion 

Hey Bombshells,

I was originally born in the goldcoast of Ghana. Part of my culture revolves arounds African fabric (Ankara). Ankara Fabric commonly known as “African Prints” or “Holland Wax” is a 100% cotton fabric with vibrant patterns. 70 more words


To burn, or not to burn?

It has been forever and a day!

Somehow, with my relocation and numerous travels, I have had little motivation to sew or blog.  Hopefully, this will get me focused again…hopefully. 260 more words

African Fabric

Photo de la Semaine: Week 6

Asalaa Maalekum, everyone! Did you know? Senegal is famous for it’s abundance of African wax print fabric. It’s called ‘wax’ because of the waxy texture, which is more or less shiny/stiff depending on the quality. 646 more words


Designer Spotlight: AIMEEKU

Designer Spotlight:

Though it may be called African fashion, it is a phenomenon that has gone past boarders and crossed oceans. Designers around the world have taken a liking to wax fabrics and used their skill to create designs that have been worn by celebrities the world over. 99 more words

African Fabric

International Women's Day!

Happy Belated Women’s day!

I present to you my dress for yesterday. Fabric sent from my country Chad and dress disigned by me. The white parts are of a separate fabric so it’s a combination of two. 132 more words

Making Cushion Covers and Bags

Earlier today, we were in Lewisham (SE London) to continue our sewing journey with our instructor, Elizabeth.

The boys learnt about needle handling, making a pom pom ornamental thing and working on the designs of their cushion covers. 64 more words

Cross Curricular

Merci - So Wax

The French concept store Merci, launches a special So Wax collection. Celebrating the unique, colourful patterns, “Merci presents a contemporary and authentic Africa, far from its folklore.” 125 more words