Making Ankara Accessories - DIY and Earn

  • Author: Judith C. Gideon
  • Level: Beginner
  • Modules: 3 
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This course highlights the ankara industry, the fashion and economic benefits of ankara and its values.The covers how to make ankara accessories using different styles of ankara. The overall packaging and the sales of the products.
  • No of Videos: 11
  • Certificate: Yes


Ankara, often known as "African Wax Print," is a popular fabric in West Africa. They're bright cotton garments with batik-inspired patterning that were mass-produced in factories. The lack of color intensity difference between the front and rear surfaces of these materials is one property of these materials. Because of the manufacturing procedures, wax fabric can be divided into quality groups.

An accessory is a piece of clothing that is worn to supplement a person's outfit in a secondary way. Accessories complete an outfit and enhance the wearer's appearance. Accessories are available in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and colors.

Expected Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will have gained the following:
  • Understanding how to make ankara accessories.
  • Learn some of the cutting techniques used.
  • How to select suitable ankara patterns.
  • Learn to package properly and sell.
  Happy Learning!

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Judith C. Gideon

Judith Chioma Gideon is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University from the department of materials science Engineering.
She is an entrepreneur and skills acquisition trainer who owns an interior decoration outfit "Beauty situations" with the slogan making beauty a living witness to life. She an ardent believer of the fact that no woman can be disadvantaged using her mind, passion and hands. She has the vision of training young women with skills in order to make a living and succeed at it. She has be training young women in this area for over 20 years and counting. She is married with three children.
Patrick Jones - Course author