- 5 yards Bundle (Approx. 45"x 190")
- Cotton Wax Print Fabric
- Imported from Nigeria
Dashiki prints are infamous, and have been used over the past couple of decades as a statement cloth for the African diaspora. While there are many other symbols of African pride this one in particular is the golden child in the Americas. This does not mean that it is exclusive to Africans in the diaspora, all races of people use and wear this print. As with anything else we wear that comes from a different part of the world, it is important to understand the identity and value of the things we use.
Removing Sticker Labels:
Press an iron on the back of the section of fabric that has the label attached to it. Allow enough steam to pass through the fabric, this will allow the label to peel off with ease and minimal residue left on the surface of the fabric. Do not wash before removing the sticker labels.
How to Soften Wax Print Fabric:
Our pre-washed fabric will be softer than any unwashed wax print fabric and will soften more over time. To accelerate softening;
Fill a bucket or washing machine with cold or warm water and add one bottle cap of fabric softener. Allow your fabric to sit and soak overnight before proceeding to wash and rinse. Always wash cold when treating and washing your wax print with bright colors, whites and other prints. Hand washing and air drying are still the most preferred methods of care for wax prints as this preserves its colors and offers less opportunity for disaster, however, in this day and age they may also be the most unlikely methods used.
Another softening method involves the use of salt; anywhere between one quarter cup and half a cup will be sufficient depending on how much fabric is being softened at once. Leave to soak between 24 and 72 hours. Once the wait time has elapsed, carry on with the washing instructions above. Adding fabric softener to the wash cycle will give the softening process an extra boost, if needed.
Shipping & Returns
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the 'Complete Orders' link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.