How to make an Ankara belt at home

Getting creative with ankara

About Ankara belt

An Ankara fabric is so adaptable such that it can be sewed onto any clothes like shoes, shirts, skirts, ties and many others, giving it the African print.

So this is how you can make an Ankara belt at home.

Estimated Cost

Sh2000

Perform Time

1 – 2 Hours

Tools and Supplies needed

Steps

9. Stitch along that drawing.

10. Turn the belt inside out using rod or your fingers.

11. Sew again along the long edges so that the belt can appear finished and professional. Leave little seam allowance and ensure the sewing line is straight and consistent.

12. Sew the edge along the width that was left open. Leave a quarter inch allowance.

13. Measure an inch and a half and mark with a pen from that edge. That is where you will place your buckle.

14. Fit the buckle of your choice by sewing it.

15. Drill the belt holes on the other side according to your liking and the size of your waist.

16. You can use glue instead of sewing.

How to make a belt out of fabric

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Why I’m no longer talking to slim people about body positivity

Why I’m no longer talking to slim people about body positivity

Millie Odhiambo lectures baby mamas for extorting their spouses

Millie Odhiambo lectures baby mamas for extorting their spouses

Guys, here are 15 truths your girlfriend never wants to admit to you

Guys, here are 15 truths your girlfriend never wants to admit to you

4 side effects of being a virgin for too long, according to research

4 side effects of being a virgin for too long, according to research

Why do men get so, so angry when they're cheated on?

Why do men get so, so angry when they're cheated on?

Over 100 strangers surprise Kenyan couple on their wedding day [Video]

Over 100 strangers surprise Kenyan couple on their wedding day [Video]

A guide on How to Simp, and why it's necessary

A guide on How to Simp, and why it's necessary

Ben Cyco, Wanjiru Njiru finally married, stunning photos from the couple's wedding

Ben Cyco, Wanjiru Njiru finally married, stunning photos from the couple's wedding

Can you stomach rejection? 8 tips to help when she says 'No' to you

Can you stomach rejection? 8 tips to help when she says 'No' to you