How To Make Ankara Bag, Purse, Shoes And Other Accessories

 How To Make Ankara Accessories: Bags And Shoes, Clutch Bag, Button, Earrings, Cake, Jewelry, Bangles, Earrings, Necklace In Nigeria

It is no more a news that you can make your Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories with Ankara fabric but do you know how to craft one? The ladies are so fond of bags, purse and shoes to the extent that they can have tons of them in their collection and still be looking for more.

Your ability to make Ankara bags, purse, shoes and other accessories to sell to those ladies who are hungering to have more either for casual outing or office will drive you away from being broke because these Ankara bags, purse, shoes and the likes are costly and pricey to purchase.

These non-sew bag, purse and shoe making project can be done by anyone from the scratch with little to nothing sewing experience and skills. However, here’s the procedure to make a lovely Ankara bag, clutch purse, shoes and other accessories.

Get the Needed Materials Ready

To make Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories you need to put in place all the needed materials and tools to make the sewing easier. Since you will be making bag, purse, shoes and other accessories with Ankara fabric, you will need the following materials or tools to seconded the Ankara material to be used. Among them are;

  • Glue
  • Chipboard
  • Cardboard
  • Foam
  • Knife
  • Scissors
  • Fibre board
  • Fabric Adhesive
  • Ruler
  • Unicolor fabric
  • Hot glue gun
  • Decorative piece
  • Clasp/clamp
  • Spray adhesive
  • Velcro
  • Measuring tape
  • Tailor’s chalk
  • Bag Lining
  • Shoe gum
  • Pencil/maker etc.

Having garnered all these materials, the next thing you have to do when making Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories is to map the sketch and draw up the intended design.

Draw the Design

Here, you begin by ironing all the Ankara fabrics and lining you are going to use for the bag, purse, shoes and other accessories. After they must have been neatly ironed, map the sketch and draw up the design of the Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other fashion accessories shape you intend to make.

Measure and Cut

Be enlightened that, the size of your Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories you are making is left over to you to decide. It should depend on how excessive the Ankara material you have in the making of the bag, shoes and the purse.

Let say for instance, you are on the verge of making an Ankara bag now, you can decide to use 10 cm as the height of it and 20 cm in width. As such, you are required to get three uniform pieces of cardboard of 10 x 20 cm ready. Preferably you can use a thin cardboard if you are making a thinner purse.

With the aid of measuring tape and chalk, measure the length and breadth of the intend fancy Ankara bag and purse and other important area required to mark while making shoes on the cardboard and make use of your pencil to trace down the measured shapes and cut them out.

Glue Together the Ankara bag, Purse, Shoes and Other Accessories Foundation

After you’ve measured and cut into pieces the desired length, width and/or size of the Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories, spray the adhesive glue on one side of the cardboard and place it on the Ankara fabric.

Fold their sides in and wrap them from the remaining side with Ankara, trim off the excess and allow the two ends of the sides or edge to touch each other and fold lengthwise the center. Repeat this on all the measured pieces that you cut according to the intended design.

Glue the Inner Parts

Once you have covered the Ankara fabric meant for the making of bag, purse, shoes and other accessories with the cardboard, now fold in at different sides and make notches to enable easy wrapping.

Wrap the inner part of the bag, purse, shoes and other accessories you’re making with the Ankara side with chipboard and lining.

Join All the Parts Together

In your bid to making Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories, the next thing you are to take care of is to join all the bag’s, purse’s, shoe’s and other accessories parts together, the main body and the sides of the Ankara bag and purse, the protective covering and the sole of the shoes and other Ankara accessories you are making, and apply shoe gum end long the edges of the folded line sides.

While joining the edges together, don’t forget to attach magnetic pins to the Ankara bag and purse and shoe hook to the shoes. Measure the midpoint or the center of the Ankara bag and purse and put the magnetic pins, usually that’s the best position for it to be situated, and attach the metal plate at the back to hold it in.

Attach the Clasp and Decorate the Ankara bag, Purse, Shoes and other Accessories

This is the last phase in the making of the Ankara bag, purse, shoes and other accessories. At this stage, attach any fashion accessories that interest you to the Ankara bag, purse or shoe and other accessories.

You can add the fashion accessories on the edge of the major compartment or subdivided section of the Ankara bag, on the front side of the purse or on top of the Ankara shoe and fastened it to the bottom cardboard piece (covered with the Ankara fabric) with the ground edge unglued.

You may use the Velcro as your clasp. You can use a metal decor piece to decorate the front side of the Ankara bag, purse and furnished the Ankara shoes and other accessories with a bead or a leather fabric flower. Fasten them with a hot glue to stay firm.

With these, you are done with the making of your fancy Ankara bag, clutch purse, shoes and other accessories.

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The essence of this post is to ignite your passion about starting your own business by producing trendy Ankara-customized accessorieslike bangles, earrings, bow tie, neck piece, hair piece, rose, petals, phone pouch, notebooks, purses, tote bags and box bags.You will learn how to make beautiful fashion accessories using Ankara African print.


Here is a free guide on making Ankara earrings:

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Free tutorial on how to make Ankara Earrings

The following materials will be needed (see pictures underneath):
==> Earring
==> Bangle
==> Brush
==> Gum
==> Adhensive (SuperGlue)
==> Ankara material

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==>1. Remove the plastic from the metals base using a needle.
==>2. After applying gum at the back of the plastic, cut out a piece of Ankara fabric and place the earring on the material.
==>3. Trim out excess fabric. Remember to leave 1/2 an inch as allowance.
==> 4. Apply gum with a brush on the inner sides of the plastic and fold the excess fabric inside. Smooth out creases from the edges.
==>5. Put gum on the metal base of the earring. Make sure the gum does not have contact with the gold edge
==>6. Fix the plastic part firmly inside the metal base.

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1 Comment

  1. anniecreations

    August 6, 2017 at 11:01 pm

    Am so much impress with the information and the directive you have given,about the steps to make Ankara shoes,bags.etc.

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