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Left: Magie crearted this small piece using a fragment of old Ndop cloth from Cameroon
Top right: Vintage indigo textile fragments pack VTF214
Bottom right: Magie digging for textile treasure in Kwasi's scrap pile

Get creative with vintage textile fragments:

NEW stock on website NOW!

Our pal Kwasi is a a vintage textile dealer in Accra. His stash is chock full of the vintage textile fragments that he needs to repair damaged whole cloths like Kente.

Magie spends hours digging through his bin bags looking for beautiful pieces, which she uses to create small pieces of textile art.

You can be creative too: check out our latest Vintage Textile Fragments packs


Here's one we took earlier. Due to COVID, we haven't been to see Esther in person recently. But Magie's been in constant touch via WhatsApp buying, buying buying!

NEW on website: stunning batiks by Esther Amate

Esther is one of Ghana's premier batik artists.

We've known Esther for almost 20 years now.

In all that time her designs and colour pallet have continued to evolve in new and exciting directions.

For us fabric fanatics, digging into a pile of Esther's fabrics is an experience of pure joy and surprise.

Check out Esther's latest creations, just arrived from Ghana.

View and buy: our newest Esther Amate hand-dyed batiks


 

Furnishings & Interiors: African style

Our reorganised website puts a fresh focus on furnishings and interiors: African style.

Look no further than this new section on our website: African Furnishings & Interiors


Left: full piece of eco-print, 58 x 175 cm. Right: eco-print closeup

Eco-prints from South Africa: linen has never been so beautiful

Hand-dyed eco-prints from Pru Bolus of Langa Lapu in South Africa. 100% linen.

For these pieces, Pru uses totally natural plant materials like bottle brush, bracken fern, harpephyllum and more - all found on her property on South Africa's famous Garden Route.

Each piece is unique. There is only one.

View and buy: Eco-prints

 
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