Traditional and contemporary African designs

When most people think of African fabrics, the first thing that comes to mind is these traditional African wax prints. Traditional - because they've been sold in African markets since the industrial revolution and many of the original designs are still popular today. Contemporary - because today's designers are creating new patterns to reflect modern tastes, as well as putting a contemporary spin on traditional designs. All 100% cotton, most of these genuine wax prints are made in Ghana.

Fabrics are 115 cm / 45 in wide, approximately. Fat Quarters are 50 x 57 cm / 20 x 22.5 in, approximately.

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Prices and Ordering

Per Fat Quarter: 3.50   Per 1/2 metre: 7.00   Per metre: 14.00

Adventure Packs: Prices vary

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Wax Print
Adventure Packs

Code: AWX001

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Wax Print
Retro Adventures

Code: AWR001

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Mystery of Creation
Indigo

Code: FWX044

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Wax Print Adventures
Indigo

Code: AWX002

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Six Petals Pink
Code: FWX155

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Dar es Salaam
Code: FWX156

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Ribbons Indigo
Code: FWX173

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Triple Dart Indigo
Code: FWX174

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Connected
Code: FWX159

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Pods of Life
Code: FWX160

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Snowflake Indigo
Code: FWX175

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Bridget Indigo
Code: FWX176

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Consensus Blue
Code: FWX161

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Hubble Bubble
Code: FWX163

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Rococco Indigo
Code: FWX096

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Fandango Indigo
Code: FWX130

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Waves
Code: FWX164

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Fantasie
Code: FWX165

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Skin Indigo
Code: FWX030

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Headdress Indigo
Code: FWX172

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Ribbons
Code: FWX166

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Patchwork
Code: FWX167

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Record Disk Tangerine
Code: FWX168

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New Fine Trail Indigo
Code: FWX031

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Save The Planet
Code: FWX171

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