Sunday, October 26, 2008

African Fabric

About a month ago I ordered some African wax print cotton, and it came this week! All the way from Holland, where it was printed. What should I make out of it? Maybe a dress? A quilt? I don't know. I might just hang it up on my wall and stare at it. And look at the awesome free gift I got: a fabric calendar:

Do you see? It's a limousine. I love it!

4 comments:

Donnie Barnes said...

I am confoosed. On my map, Holland is most definitely not in Africa. *cough*

Kyra said...

What wonderful, wonderful prints! Can you share where online you ordered from?

Best, Kyra
www.BlackThreads.blogspot.com

Lady Holiday said...

Sorry about the confusion. The fabric is made in the Netherlands for the African market. So it's considered African fabric because the patterns are made to appeal to West African fashion tastes, but its also called Dutch wax print cotton. I bought my fabric from Vlisco, which only has stores in Benin, Togo, and Nigeria. A lot of the West Africans here in Harlem all wear stuff made out of this type of fabric. Anyway, their website is vlisco.com in case you're interested.

Mohammad Salauddin said...

Its amazing.
African Wax Print is the real fashion of africa.