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The new Queen look. My latest sewing project

U.N.I.T.Y…… That’s U.N.I.T.Y  that song popped into my head when my BFF from High School shoots me a text. Her daughter was in a Black History program and she decided to do a report on Queen Latifah, one of the first female rappers from back in the day. 857 more words


Kenya Weaverbird  - handmade in Africa.

This beautiful wool jacket has been made by a small workshop in Africa – Kenya Weaverbird.

The fabric is handwoven and the jacket handmade.

It looks so cool and modern – the wide, square cut and rustic look ticks perfectly all the trends of the moment. 31 more words



Mozella Designs exhibited at the GTA Home and Reno Show which took place between February 17 – 21, 2017.

Drawing inspiration from rich vintage and non-vintage African fabrics, we designed custom soft furnishings with the Nigerian “Aso-Oke” fabric.  15 more words

African Fabric

Tuesday Trend Alert: the African fabric

I’m starting a new segment on the blog. I’m calling it Tuesday Trend Alert (#TTA)! First featured trend: the African Fabric.

Whether you call it Ankara, Gitenge, or simply the African fabric, this clothing style typically associated with African culture has seen an explosion in popularity in the last couple of years. 188 more words

Fashion on a budget Dakar Style!

You probably came to Dakar and realized that 99% of everyone you meet looks like they’re on their way to an awards show and you’re tired of looking like the unloved step child.   398 more words


African high waisted pencil skirt

I’ve started a new collection of Simple Sew patterns. It wasn’t an intentional collection but they keep producing nice, simple, staple pieces that are attractive. Unlike the big 5 they seem to focus on keeping the frills and silly frou frou shit down to a minimum. 587 more words


African Style 

In celebration of heritage month at my church we were asked to wear African attire to celebrate our heritage. Instead of wearing a skirt or dress I decided to be different and wear a comfortable jumpsuit. 13 more words