|Julie says we will see no more of this until the |
quilt is done - no clues!
|Pam has been in South Africa, visiting her daughter who works |
on an educational aid program. She found shweshwe fabrics
in brighter colours than her previous purchase some years ago.
Wikipedia describes shweshwe as 'a printed dyed cotton fabric
widely used for traditional South African clothing. Originally
dyed indigo, the fabric is manufactured in a variety of colours
and printing designs characterised by intricate geometric patterns.
Due to its timeless popularity, shweshwe has been described
as the denim or tartan, of South Africa.'
Its history is described here, by Meerkat Shweshwe Fabrics