How to Make Ankara Accessories

We are continuing our Ankara do-it-yourself series on Elistatus. Today, we will be teaching you how to make beautiful Ankara bangles, knuckle rings and chokers; that you can sell online to make money.

Ankara Bangles


  • Cloth-friendly Glue
  • Ankara Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Plastic bangle


  • Using the scissors, cut out a large piece of Ankara fabric. This piece should be long enough to wrap the plastic bangle completely; including its interior parts.
  • Apply the glue around the bangle. Ensure that you apply it evenly to all parts of the bangle.
  • Wrap the Ankara fabric around the bangle. Ensure that you have enough fabric which will be used to cover the insides of the bangle.
  • Stretch and smoothen out any folds on the fabric.
  • Wrap the excess fabric inward to cover the inner part of the bangle.

Ankara Choker



  • Cloth -friendly glue
  • Choker necklace
  • Ankara fabric
  • A pair of scissors



  • Cut out a thin strip of Ankara fabric.
  • Apply a little glue on the edge of the fabric.
  • Slowly wrap the fabric around the choker until it is totally covered with Ankara.
  • Rub some glue on the edge of the fabric to secure it firmly around the choker.

Ankara Knuckle Ring



  • Ankara Fabric
  • Cloth-friendly glue
  • A Lighter (Optional)
  • Band knuckle ring (Plain)




  • Cut out a thin strip of Ankara fabric
  • Rub some glue on the Ankara strip.
  • Wrap the strip around the ring until the ring is covered; totally.
  • Secure the end of the strip with a little glue.
  • Using your scissors, cut off the excess material.
  • Using the lighter, carefully burn off the fray ends of the fabric all around the ring.




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