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April 25, 2018

South African entrepreneur celebrating local textiles

South African entrepreneur and designer, Shingai Nyagweta, founder of KuNa Kids, has built a niche children’s clothing company that embraces the uniquely local shweshwe fabrics but […]
April 17, 2018

Seven-panel skirt tutorial

Make a beautiful Shweshwe skirt with this easy tutorial. The pattern is based on the traditional shweshwe panel skirt: shweshwe fabric is often sold as pre-printed […]
April 12, 2018

Everything you want to, and should, know about Original Shweshwe

“Shweshwe is the country’s number one fabric. It is the fabric most worn by South African women – it is the tartan of South Africa. South […]
April 10, 2018
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Entrepreneur changing lives in local community with Shweshwe

Gwendolyne Gosselin, a South African entrepreneur, turned her passion for Shweshwe fabrics into a high-impact community childrenswear and toy brand. Resourcefulness is a key trait needed […]