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Sewing with African Wax Print

€15.60

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Sewing with African Wax Print Fabric

25 vibrant projects for handmade clothes and accessories by Adaku Parker (Author)

African wax prints are colourful designs influenced by batik, an Indonesian method of dyeing cloth using wax-resist techniques. The cotton fabric is super-easy to use and Adaku Parker has developed 25 step-by-step projects to make a wide range of stylish pieces with it. There are instant wardrobe classics like a shirt dress, A-line skirts, and culottes, and wonderful accessories such as tote bags, a zip purse and a headband. All the basic techniques you will need are also explained, so you’ll feel confident with essentials like attaching waistbands, gathering, pleats, making buttonholes and adding linings. There are projects suitable for all skill levels, so all you need is some gorgeous African wax print fabric, and a sewing machine, and you’ll be on your way to updating your wardrobe with unique pieces that will help you stand out from the crowd.

Includes full-size patterns in a wide range of sizes, from UK 8 to UK 26.


About Winnie

Winnie the Wool Wagon is our mobile wool shop and the rest of the business is named after her.
Before our shop opened we started going to markets with Winnie the Wool Wagon. With her unique and quirky style, she set the stamp for a business that is a little bit different from others .... Read More

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Absolutely love this place. Great people, who have endless skill, advice and patience, yummy coffee and goodies and an amazing selection of wool and all things crafty. A little corner of coffee, cake and crafty heaven! ... View More

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