Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Next Up, Handbag Design

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For the past month or so I have had no classes. To be perfectly honest, I sort of forgot that I was going to school for Fashion Design. Sure I took the fabric dyeing workshop last month but I haven't had to drive to Boston at least once a week every week for a semester and yes, that has been a nice break. Weeeeell, that ends next week. I am taking an accelerated Summer course for Handbag design. I am super excited to be taking a class where we will learn how to make totes, clutches, handbags and who knows what else! I am hoping that I like it as much as I think I will and almost as importantly, I hope I am good at it!

*Accessories are a major part of the fashion industry. This course explores handbag design as an accessory specialization, covering a brief history of the handbag, understanding how to research present trends, and creating individual handbag designs. Using industry standards, students design and construct a clutch and soft shoulder, as well as other handbags.

What do you think? Fun, right?

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful design, you did those? The bag and shoes? Wow! I wish I could go into a fashion school too. Someday. :)
    By the way, I'm inviting you to join my blog giveaway.

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  2. This is amazing, so excited to see your progress in this new area of study Amanda :)

    Please keep us updated (and excited to see you next week!) xo Georgina

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  3. oooooh. can't wait to get a peek at your projects. Handbags were among the first things I ever created (little tiny crochet bags for my dolls) so I'm excited to see what 'real' handbag design entails.
    Dev

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  4. Thara VidyaratneJuly 4, 2013 at 12:01 AM

    Can't wait to see your beautiful creations!

    Thara from Moss & Stone
    xx

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  5. That summer course sounds beyond than amazing - I mean, designing handbags - every girl's dream! You are so lucky, I'd love to see your own designs soon :)

    Much love to you,

    www.zerxzastyle.blogspot.com

    www.facebook.com/zerxza

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  6. This sounds like a great class! Please make the perfect, ever elusive, not too pricey handbag that I've been searching forever for! I'll be your first customer.
    xM

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  7. Haha we are working with leather this week so I am hoping it's as valuable a class as it seems!

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