How To Start Bed Sheet Business In Nigeria


How to start bed sheet business in Nigeria

If you’re looking for a business that would yield quick profits and make you a millionaire, then consider starting a bed sheet business. In this post, you will learn how to start a bed sheet business in Nigeria.

There is no doubt that we all have bed sheets in our various homes, to decorate our beds, protect bed top layer from dirt and make our sleeps enjoyable. Bed sheets come with different designs embedded on them to give a beautiful look in the room.

We do change bed sheets in our homes whenever it gets dirty; for this reason, we can buy more than one bed sheets to replace the dirty ones while we wash it.

Not only in homes, bed sheets are used in hotels, hospitals and hostels, and some of these places buy bed sheets in large quantities. Just imagine how many homes, hospitals, hotels, guest houses and school hostels that are in Nigeria. And each of these buildings need bed sheet. So, no matter where your business is located you will definitely make sales. And in Nigeria, bed sheet business is not so popular in the sense that only few people are into it.

Why a bed sheet business is profitable

1. An average home in Nigeria have up to 5 bed spaces.

2. You can sell one bed sheet at 1000 or 2000 profits. If you check e-commerce website like Jumia and Konga, you will see that the price range for a bed sheet is between N4,000 and N9,000.

3. Easy to sell, you can sell 10 to 20 bed sheet in a week to make N10,000 to N40,000 profits.

4. You can supply bed sheet to schools, hotels and hospitals.

Note: If you are in Nigeria, please do not import bed sheet if you don’t want to lose. I don’t see why you should import bed sheet when you can make quality ones in Nigeria. Just get a good tailor, and other necessary things.

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Why you should start a bed sheet business in Nigeria

1. Easy to start up
2. Easy to manage
3. Startup capital is low:
4. Can be run on a part-time basis.
5. It is a lucrative business
6. Demand is high. Homes, hotels, schools, hospitals need bed sheets.

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7. Only few people are into the business.

Bed sheet business doesn’t require much capital to start. The process is easy. Less stressful when running the business. It can be an additional source of income.

3 Major ways to make money in bed sheet business

  • Sewing the bed sheets by yourself and sell them.
  • Purchase fabrics or already made bed sheets in large quantities and resell them.
  • Affiliate bed sheet marketing: Meet a supplier that deal on bed sheets, advertise his products, sell it and receive a commission.

Things to consider before starting bed sheet business in Nigeria;

1. Know the best quality bed sheet that people like.
2. Know where to buy quality fabric for making bed sheets.
3. Learn good marketing skill to sell your bed sheet.

What you need to start a bed sheet business in Nigeria

1. Get a good tailor to sew bed sheets for you.

2. Find a nice place to buy quality bed sheet or fabric at cheap prices.

3. You need capital, not necessarily much capital.

4. You need a shop or a place to store your fabrics or bed sheets.

How much do I need to start a bed sheet business in Nigeria?

Well, it all depends on how you want to start, small or big. It will be very easy and cheap to start from your home. But if you are to rent a shop, it will be more expensive. Although, it is advisable to rent a shop for your business.
Getting a shop makes it look more serious.
With N100,000 you will start big and make lots of profits.

How to start bed sheet business in Nigeria and make money.

For you to succeed in a bed sheet business, there are things you need to put in place. Things such as;

1. Set a working Capital

2. Get a working base or facility

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3. Find place to purchase the fabric

4. Know the physical composition (Texture) of fabric

5. Hire a good tailor to sew the bed sheets

6. Get brand name and package your business

7. Advertise your business

Let’s discuss this processes one after the other.

1. Set a working Capital

The manner in which you want to operate the bed sheet business will determine the capital required to start. Either you want to operate in a commercial way or in a small scale. The capital involved is small and not expensive to operate that is why you can start even from your home.

2. Get a working base or facility

It could be a shop or your home where you can sew the bed sheets yourself, showcase the fabrics or already made bed sheets. It is good to have a shop where these Items will be visible to a customer.

3. Find place to purchase the fabric

Another thing is to locate a good vendor where you can purchase fabrics for sewing bed sheet at a cheaper price or buy already made bed sheets at a cheaper price. Not all vendors sell quality fabrics or bed sheets. There are quality ones and there are inferior ones. So, take your time and search for a good vendor.

4. Know the physical Composition (Texture) of fabric

When making a purchase it is important that you know the texture of the fabrics or already made bed sheets in the market which will suit customers taste. People go for quality things. Acquire the fabrics or already made bed sheets yourself. Choose quality ones that will not fade in time.

5. Hire a good tailor to sew the bed sheets

It involves having a good working machine and other equipment for sewing. You can sew the curtains yourself or give it to a good tailor to sew. You must have agreed with the tailor.

6. Get brand name and package your business

You can make your bed sheet more attractive by packaging with a good and fancy bag. You can also give your package a brand name.

7. Advertise your business

To make large sales you need to devise strategies to advertise your business. Not only in your vicinity but also in other locations. You can advertise your business through Social Media.

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How to advertise your bed sheets business in Nigeria

There are a lot of ways to advertise a bed sheets business in Nigeria, but I want to show you the killer ways.

1. Instagram Marketing

The first step is to create an Instagram account; if you don’t already have one. This is because Instagram has a high engagement rate, especially for businesses that require visuals.


  • Get a picture samples for your bedsheets.
  • Ask your customers to make a short video clip of their beds before and after spreading your bedsheet.
  • Upload the short videos clip from your customers on your Instagram page and ask your followers to like and share the videos.
2. Facebook

Nowadays almost all Nigerians use Facebook. Therefore, Facebook is one of the best way to display your business.
Tips: Follow the above tips given for Instagram


Nairaland is the biggest forum in Nigeria with over 2million active members.

  • Create a post to advertise your bed sheets
  • Display beautiful pictures
  • Post testimonials from your customers.
  • Copy your post link and paste on your profile handle.

That way, whenever you post or comment on nairaland, people will see your business signature and click on the link. When they click on it, they will be redirected to the page where you advertised or post about your business.

3. Create flyers or handbills for your business and share it to people.


  • Share in schools, hospitals, homes, hotels, and so on.
  • Make sure your mobile number and other details are on the flyers
  • Tell them in your flyer that you can bring or supply to them.


If you are looking for means of making money bed sheet business is a very lucrative business that anyone can engage in anytime and anywhere. To succeed in a bed sheet business in Nigeria, use quality fabrics to make your bed sheet.

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  1. Do u know any good tailor, that I can learn how to sew good bedsheet from

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