African wax print fabrics

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

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...

A pile of African wax print fabric

The Many Styles of African Wax Print Fabric

There are many different styles, designs and colours of original African print fabric (known as ‘ankara’ in West Africa and...

Textile project ideas that you can make at home with African print fabric

20 Fabric Items to Make at Home

Are you looking to get creative and do you need some inspiration for your next crafts or textiles project? Are...

Ankara fabric made in Nigeria West Africa

Everything You Need to Know about African Print Fabric

Kitenge have just launched their colourful and unique range of African print fabric on their online store! Their popular and...


Traditional African Clothing: A Guide To Kanga from East Africa

Kanga was first introduced to our founder, Sian, during her initial trip to Tanzania in 2013. Sian volunteered for a...

Kitenge Store Founder Sian visited Daniel at his batik making workshop in Ghana West Africa holding two different finished colourful fabric designs used to make modern afrocentric clothing

Traditional Batik Making in Ghana, West Africa

Batik is a well-respected, ancient art form and craft. It is a similar process used to make African print fabric...

Pile of our brand new African wax print fabrics at the market in Tanzania

African Wax Print Clothing – The Story Behind The fabric

We are often asked how the ankara fabric we use to create our modern African print clothing are made, so...

Pile of African Wax Print Clothing Fabric Close Up

The Complete Beginners’ Guide to African Wax Print Clothing

Did you know that African print fabric (commonly known as ‘Ankara’ in West Africa and ‘Kitenge’ in East Africa) were...


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