2018 …. Shweshwe Dress Designs

So my ‘roots’ outfit for my daughter represents one branch of my family tree – the one with the strongest personal significance, and the most positive memories. Like the shweshwe dresses of adult South African women, and like my childhood skirts, R’s dress is modest, much longer than I would usually make for her. It incorporates two fabrics: white-spotted indigo ‘Three Cats’ shweshwe, and indigo red-and-white printed Kwa