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Prom Dress Made With Ankara by R3tr0str(f): 6:38am On Apr 24, 2010
My prom is in june and I want a prom dress that's gonna be made with ankara but I don't have a style so I'll really appreciate it if you guys can help me by posting pictures of short dresses styles that will look nice for prom, thanxx


something like this but better

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 6:56am On Apr 24, 2010
Hello@Poster, I am really interested in Ankara (wax) grin

Do you have any pictures of the fabric you will be using?

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 7:39am On Apr 24, 2010
smiley

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 11:50am On Apr 24, 2010
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Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by baybbootz(f): 2:33pm On Apr 24, 2010
awwwwwwww
I love proms. I wish i could do mine alll over again.

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by baybbootz(f): 2:44pm On Apr 24, 2010
more of em

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by baybbootz(f): 2:52pm On Apr 24, 2010
you can also google "jewel by lisa" its a label by lisa folawiyo. she creates very good dresses with ankara.

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by baybbootz(f): 2:55pm On Apr 24, 2010
btw your username seems so familiar.
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by R3tr0str(f): 3:47pm On Apr 24, 2010
madlady:

Hello@Poster, I am really interested in Ankara (wax) grin

Do you have any pictures of the fabric you will be using?
No I don't have any pictures but I'll try to take one
I like the first and last pic but I'm very picky lol so can you pls try to post more pics, thanxx smiley

baybbootz:

more of em
Thanxx for the pics, nd do you have any more pics? smiley


baybbootz:

you can also google "jewel by lisa" its a label by lisa folawiyo. she creates very good dresses with ankara.
Omg do you know how hard it is to find a website with ankara styles like dis, Thank u so much
If you know about any other website, pls let me kno
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 3:54pm On Apr 24, 2010
R3tr0st^r:

No I don't have any pictures but I'll try to take one
I like the first and last pic but I'm very picky lol so can you pls try to post more pics, thanxx smiley
Thanxx for the pics, nd do you have any more pics? smiley

Omg do you know how hard it is to find a website with ankara styles like dis, Thank u so much
If you know about any other website, pls let me kno


OK, it would be great to see the fabric you will be using. smiley

The website @baby posted really is wonderful I hope she comes onto my "Ankara" thread and gives me some advice. wink
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by baybbootz(f): 4:38pm On Apr 24, 2010
madlady are u asking for my comment on ur threadlol
I know u need me,be right there.
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 12:41am On Apr 25, 2010
baybbootz:

madlady are u asking for my comment on your threadlol
I know u need me,be right there.

wink

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by R3tr0str(f): 1:32am On Apr 25, 2010
okay this is the ankara, the background looks like blue but its purple

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by chiogo(f): 5:41am On Apr 25, 2010
Sexyabby?
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by shilling(f): 6:07am On Apr 25, 2010
Those dresses, wow!!!
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 7:56am On Apr 25, 2010
R3tr0st^r:

okay this is the ankara, the background looks like blue but its purple



Nice smiley

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 7:57am On Apr 25, 2010
smiley

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 7:58am On Apr 25, 2010
smiley

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 7:59am On Apr 25, 2010
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Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by odiaero(m): 12:32pm On Apr 25, 2010
omg grin
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by atilla(m): 12:42pm On Apr 25, 2010
madlady i thot u were Jamaican how come u know so much of ankara??

Do like above poster said and google jewels by lisa folawiyo, she makes beautiful stuff with ankara, so itll help how to mix colours and stuff.
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by Gamine(f): 1:59pm On Apr 25, 2010
I almost thought i saw, Prom Dress made with 'Akara'
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by Cogito(m): 2:05pm On Apr 25, 2010
Gamine:

I almost thought i saw, Prom Dress made with 'Akara'


I was seriously trying to wrap my head around the concept too. grin
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by Gamine(f): 2:06pm On Apr 25, 2010
It would have been interesting to see the outcome grin

@Poster

You can check out this site,

http://www.myasho.com/shop.php?chsid=Y&sid=1
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by Amya(f): 2:13pm On Apr 25, 2010
Gamine:

I almost thought i saw, Prom Dress made with 'Akara'


you most definitely saw it. That what i saw too!
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by Amya(f): 2:24pm On Apr 25, 2010
Cogito:

I was seriously trying to wrap my head around the concept too. grin
lol! I actually thought i was about reading a touching true life story about a kid who sold akara to afford a prom dress. You can imagine my suprise when i found out differently. And how come this silly thread made front page
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by dominique(f): 2:43pm On Apr 25, 2010
akara and prom dress in the same sentence had to find out what it wasall about. now that i'm here i ahve to say, nice dresses kiss

Amya:

lol! I actually thought i was about reading a touching true life story about a kid who sold akara to afford a prom dress. You can imagine my suprise when i found out differently. And how come this silly thread made front page

lol grin grin grin
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 2:53pm On Apr 25, 2010
atilla:

madlady i thot u were Jamaican how come u know so much of ankara??

Do like above poster said and google jewels by lisa folawiyo, she makes beautiful stuff with ankara, so itll help how to mix colours and stuff.


shocked shocked shocked shocked How do you know that? wink


Actually I've been using  "wax" for over a decade, I've only just realised it's called "Ankara.

My mother introduced me to the beautiful hand dyed wax, it was dyed in Nigeria.

Sadly I cannot find any of that, such a pity it was as good as wearing an artist's painting.
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 2:59pm On Apr 25, 2010
wink

Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by baybbootz(f): 3:11pm On Apr 25, 2010
My mother introduced me to the beautiful hand dyed wax, it was dyed in Nigeria.

Sadly I cannot find any of that, such a pity it was as good as wearing an artist's painting
are you serious?
my mum is a lover of fabric especially nigerian ones,N i think I have an idea were those fabrics your talking about are made. Ill ask her though.
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by madlady(f): 3:24pm On Apr 25, 2010
baybbootz:

are you serious?
my mum is a lover of fabric especially nigerian ones,N i think I have an idea were those fabrics your talking about are made. Ill ask her though.

@bayb darling shocked shocked., that would be great.

My sis-in-law said they  are no longer being hand dyed.

If you are able to get any info, pls could you come to my Ankara thread again, I will give you my email addy.


@Poster please forgive me for going off topic embarassed embarassed
Re: Prom Dress Made With Ankara by mamazita1(f): 3:32pm On Apr 25, 2010
You should check the style section of at www.bellanaija.com for a sample check this out.
http://www.bellanaija.com/2010/04/06/presenting-the-venus-collection-i-by-tae/

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