Udumo Dresses

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"JABULILE": Pretty, easy-going, everyday dresses for girls made in traditional African ShweShwe cotton and, providing job creation in South Africa.

"JABULILE": Pretty, easy-going, everyday dresses for girls made in traditional African ShweShwe cotton and, providing job creation in South Africa.

Shweshwe dress. Sweet!

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A bride in a traditional Sotho dress featuring Shwe Shwe fabric

‘Generations’ & a Crash Course in (South) African Wedding Culture | Sapelle Blog

I must confess, on the odd occasion when I sit down in front of the TV, it’s not to catch up on my favourite soap opera (unless you count Downton Abbey, as some people dare to do). The over-complicated love lives, hyper-drama, and one-dimensional characters just don’t do it for me anymore, and all the dramatics give me stress, which defeats the purpose of relaxing in front of the television. For me, the final straw with soaps came when Grant Mitchell slept with his mother-in-law. And I…

geranium dress with zip (no instructions) - shwe shwe fabric from south africa

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I promise I finished this project during Kids' Clothes Week. Two days ago, in fact! It's just that circumstances conspired against me so that I couldn't photograph the aprons on actual children, and if you've ever tried to photograph an apron you'll know that it looks pretty unimpressive when it's not being worn. So - the details of this very simple project: Pattern: None. Vaguely copied (reducing considerably) an adult apron, then vaguely copied (enlarging slightly) a child's apron made a…