This is the original shweshwe fabric from South Africa, from the popular three cats brand.

To give you an idea of the scale of the pattern, look at the ruler shown in  centimeters and inches. 


100% Cotton Calico
Main Colour: Blue
Length: Sold by the metre
Width: 90 cm

This fabric is sold by the metre and this listing is for one metre of fabric. To buy more than one metre, type the number of metres you need and a continuous length of fabric will be sent to you.



  • Wash Separately
  • 40 degree wash
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not tumble dry
  • Do not dry clean
  • Warm Iron

The recommendation is that you ALWAYS WASH Shweshwe fabric before sewing. This will remove the stiffness of the fabric.  Please allow for a maximum of 10% shrinkage

Turquoise onion pattern Shweshwe fabric of South Africa

  • Items will be dispatched 3-5 business days from receipt of payment.