Shweshwe is still manufactured traditionally whereby fabric is fed through copper rollers. Shweshwe is manufactured with an acid discharge and unique printing technique on pure cotton calico. This gives it a waxy feeling, once washed it softens dramatically.
Weight 180 gsm / 165 gsm (after wash)
It is recommended that you Always wash your shweshwe first before sewing/ make up.
Standard wash and care suggestions:
40 degree was
Do not Bleach
Do not Tumble Dry
Shrinkage 5 – 10%