Hello readers. Welcome to today’s blog post.

Ankara is a type of cotton cloth featuring brightly coloured patterns produced by means of a wax-resist dye technique, associated especially with West African fashion. It is usually a colorful cloth and is primarily associated with Africa because of its tribal-like patterns and motifs. Ankaras’ are industrially produced colorful cotton cloths with batik-inspired printing


Ankara Crafts is a skill that has gained popularity over the years. It is a very versatile skills in which many items has been beautifully crafted. Crafts can be made from Ankara such as hats, earrings, blazers, and shoes to name a few.

Handfan made from Ankara

Ankara fabric has taken a new shade of style in the fashion world. It is no longer the tailored top, skirt or gown only, but also creating a new style from the print. Ankara fabric is one of the fabrics that cannot be outdated because of its new inventions the manufacturers put into the design.

Wallclock beautifully designed by Ankara.
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To make ankara an even more versatile fabric, fashion brands and fabric suppliers have manufactured ankara prints on fabrics like chiffon, silk, cotton, spandex for clothing such as kaftans, iro and bubas, bathing suits, sports bars, leggings & socks; etc.

Ankara print on a cotton pillow.

Fashion trend is being shifted to using bags, shoes and other fashion accessories made with fabrics, especially Ankara.

Bag made from Ankara fabrics.
Slippers with Ankara Embellishment

The  Ankara Accesories 

The ankara accessories are of different patterns. Transforming the ankara fabric into another form has added value and beauty to part of everyday accessories.

Belt beautiful crafted with Ankara.
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Brooch made from ankara.
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Wristwatches embellished with Ankara.
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Neckpiece made from Ankara fabric.
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This makes fabric craft business more lucrative, as producers of Ankara-made fashion shoes, bags and other fashion accessories continued to struggle to meet up with the high demand for the products. Many of those who are aware of this fact are really embracing and exploring the business opportunity


I hope you enjoyed today’s blogpost. Keep crafting and staying inspired!





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