Making Handbags

Retro, Chic and Luxurious Designs

Making Handbags Retro, Chic and Luxurious Designs
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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781840923681
Publisher: Apple Press
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Create affordable, designer-quality handbags right in your own home -even if you've never sewn a stitch. Using just 4 master patterns, readers learn to use fabrications and embellishments to make everything from vintage styles to fun and trendy beaded bags, from faux fur to fringed bags. Each bag takes cues from major fashion houses, highlighting the best styles from recent decades. Looking for evening drama? Try a crystal clutch. Want to create a conversation piece? Create a fabulous beach bag out of a block-print towel. Complete with shortcuts, tips, and secrets from the Accessories Design staff at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, this smart guide can turn any reader into a do-it-yourself fashion designer.

The author

Ellen Goldstein-Lynch is the Chairperson of the Accessories Design Department of at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She has been involved in the accessories field for over 25 years, serving as Public Relations Director for the National Fashion Accessories Association for 10 years. She is an authority on handbags and accessories, and has been featured on national television and in print

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 128 Pages
ISBN: 9781840923681
Size: 8.543 in x 10.984 in / 217 mm x 279 mm
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