Textile Tourism – Accra, Ghana

I prepare to travel through out Ghana, learning about textile and sewing production.  To begin my travels I had a uniform made, so I can assimilate to local dress.  The fabric was purchased on a Sunday morning in Makoha Market, from Alime.  I purchased 6 yards for 80 CD.  28.18 Dollars, which is about 4.69 per yard.

FF uniform fabric vendor

 

The uniform was produced by Cadling Fashions, Ghana.  The cost for sewing was 50 CD, 17.06

LInda from Cadling Fashions

 

Here was the finished product.

FF Ghana Uniform

 

For more information on textile and apparel production in Ghana, check out CSULA Professor Carole Frances Lung’s blog https://freezoneregime.wordpress.com

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