*NEW BOOK* 📖 Sewing with African wax print fabric 🎉 by Adaku Parker

All the techniques, step-by-step instructions and patterns you need to make 25 African wax print garments and accessories.
INCLUDES FULL SIZE PATTERNS FOR UK DRESS SIZES 8 TO 26
African wax prints are colourful designs created by dyeing cotton fabric using wax-resist techniques, and then overprinting. The result is a fabric that is bright, colourful, and super-easy to use. Adaku Parker has developed 25 step-by-step projects to make a wide range of stylish pieces with this fabric. There are instant wardrobe classics like a shirt dress, A-line skirts, and culottes, as well as wonderful accessories such as tote bags, a zip purse, and a headband. The basic techniques you will need are all explained, so you’ll feel confident with essentials like attaching waistbands, gathering, pleats, making buttonholes, and adding linings. There are projects suitable for all skill levels so all you need is some gorgeous African wax print fabric and a sewing machine, and you’ll be on your way to updating your wardrobe with unique pieces that will help you stand out from the crowd.
Available to pre-order from Amazon. Click here to pre-order. 

4 comments

  • All BODY MEASUREMENTS can be found in the second edition of the book. If you have the first edition, you can find the measurement table here: https://dovetailed.co.uk/products/sewing-with-african-wax-print-fabric-25-vibrant-projects-for-handmade-clothes-and-accessories-paperback-23-feb-2021

    Adaku Parker
  • Hello I bought the book but have only just realised that there are no body measurements included. The amazon listing has no information. Thank you

    Marjory
  • Hi Ann,
    I’m so pleased you like the book. If you visit the product listing for this book, and scroll down to the end of the description, you will see the BODY measurements there. Happy sewing! x

    Adaku Parker
  • Lovely book and really good designs, but I can’t find a size chart in the book. Is there a link to a chart of body measurements and finished garment measurements please?

    Ann Roberts

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