Fabric & Sewing


Colourful Ashanti kente cloth strips handwoven Ghana West Africa
Fabric & Sewing

Everything you need to Know About Kente Cloth

Do you have a love of African textiles? Are you interested to learn more about traditional African fabrics perhaps for...

Unique Valentine's Day gifts
Ethical & Sustainable

Unique Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Loved Ones

We wish you all a very Happy Valentine’s Day on February 14th! Whatever your plans, now is the perfect time...

African wax print fabric shop
Fabric & Sewing

How to Make DIY Traditional African Print Fabric Gifts

With so many celebrations happening all year round including Christmas, Birthdays and more, we’re constantly searching for that perfect gift...

Christmas sewing projects and craft ideas by Kitenge
Crafts

Kitenge’s Top 5 Christmas Sewing Projects and Craft Ideas

Here at Kitenge HQ, we’re getting excited for Christmas! In the build-up, we thought we’d share our favourite Christmas sewing...

African fabric for interior design article Sunday Times newspaper South Africa Kitenge Store
Fabric & Sewing

Kitenge’s African Wax Print Fabric Spotted in South Africa’s Sunday Times Newspaper

Kitenge Store were delighted to be recently featured in South Africa’s Sunday Times newspaper in their fashion and beauty magazine...

Authentic African wax print fabric designs by Kitenge Store
Fabric & Sewing

Everything You Need to Know About African Print Fabric

Let us introduce you to our colourful world of beautiful African print fabric! Their unique patterns and vibrant colours help...

African wax print fabric plant pot covers handmade by Tropikala UK
Fabric & Sewing

Best African Wax Print Fabrics for Home Interior Design

There are so many beautiful textiles that are produced in Africa. Some fabrics have bold patterns and vibrant colours whereas...

Red/yellow/blue peacock African wax print fabric lampshade handmade by Tropikala UK
Fabric & Sewing

Tropikala Uses Kitenge’s Ankara Fabric to Make African Print Lampshades

Last year, we discovered Tropikala, a fantastic small business that makes stylish lampshades using colourful and unique African wax print...

ELLE Decoration magazine front cover August 2021 issue
Fabric & Sewing

Kitenge’s African Print Fabric Featured in Elle Decoration Magazine

It was such as honour to see our authentic, 100% cotton, African wax print fabric featured in the August 2021...

African wax print fabric sewing tips by Kitenge Store
Fabric & Sewing

What to Consider When Sewing with African Wax Print Fabric

Colourful African wax print fabrics (also known as Dutch wax, ankara, kitenge or chitenge) first originated from Indonesia, which was...

Authentic ankara fabrics made in Nigeria West Africa
Fabric & Sewing

How to Tell the Difference Between Original and Counterfeit African Wax Print Fabric

African wax print fabric (commonly known as ‘kitenge’ in East Africa and ‘ankara’ in West Africa) stands out amongst the...

Making African wax print fabric hair accessories in Tanzania East Africa
Fabric & Sewing

5 Fashion Accessories to Make at Home

With COVID-19 and most people working from home, it doesn’t mean your style has to be boring. Although some industries...


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