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Mama Made: Dashiki Top

Way back in February, when I was still toying with the idea to start this whole blogging adventure and I was getting even more convinced to take on this sewing thing much more seriously, a letter came home from my son’s primary school indicating that they would be celebrating African Heritage Awareness Day with plenty of activities centred around this theme.

In the letter, parents were being encouraged to not only let their child participate in the activities, but let them wear traditionalย Africanย styles and clothing to help the school in this cultural immersion endeavour.ย To be honest, when I first read the letter, all I got from it was “woo hoo, I can so easily make a dashiki for my son to wear!

And with that inspiration, I headed straight to Abed’s in Sheraton Mall the very next evening after I picked up my son from school.

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