SupUrban Market – the home of Creative Grahamstonians

A few months ago a friend of mine, Rebecca, approached me and others with a rather brave idea. She had decided that she wanted to host a market and the location was going to be her home. I imagine her husband's eyes widened to their full extent when the idea started to become a reality. … Continue reading SupUrban Market – the home of Creative Grahamstonians

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Local Xhosa-inspired accessories by Noma’s Shweshwe Designs

Growing up in the Eastern Cape my mom sewed me the most amazing cotton dresses made of shweshwe. I have fond memories of these hard-wearing cotton dresses with geometrical patterns in blue and white. Shweshwe or german print is a locally-produced fabric that is used in traditional dress within the Xhosa culture. It is a … Continue reading Local Xhosa-inspired accessories by Noma’s Shweshwe Designs