Everyone is thinking about what they can do to change their life, many are going back to school! 

 Maybe that's something you have you been thinking about, learning something new? A chance to change your life, doing something you always wanted to do.

There's no better way to change your life then education and training. At HMDH Academy we give you the quality training you need, to help you make those life changes. If you have ever thought about making and designing handbag for extra money or starting your own business, maybe selling online, then think about howtomakeadesignerhandbag.com or as we call it now HMDH Academy! Are you ready to go back to school and change your life?

Enroll today Beginning Course and start learning today! 

Learn to make your own handbags!

You can learn to make beautiful handbags at home at your own pace. We teach you how to make your designs come to life.

Learn fabric and leather techniques!

Learn how to make great fabric and leather bags, wallets and more! When you learn pattern making, you control your own creativity! 

Create your own collection!

Learn to make your own quality handbags from sketch to finished handbag! Add to your online handbag line! We teach you all you need to know! 

Beginning Course

Pattern making and construction techniques, learn how to make and design any style soft handbag with professional results.

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Intermediate Course

Learn to make constructed and semi constructed or structured handbags, envelopes, hard clutches, and tailored linings.

Prerequisite required

Advance Course

Learn wallets, frame bags, box bags, pushup frames, wire frames bags, one piece pattern making!

Prerequisite required!

These bags were designed by our students over the last few weeks! They come from all over the world and from different walks of life. As instructors Linda and I are proud of each and everyone of them. The time and effort they put into each assignment is worthy of a standing ovation!

Student designed and make their own patterns, starting with a sketch, then pattern and finally they make their bag.

The results are beautiful and original! HMDH Academy is one of the most unique handbag making environments on the internet. We help students take their first steps towards their dreams.

What's unique about our school? Our students!


This class focuses on one piece construction! What is one piece construction? One piece construction is when the whole bag is just one piece, the gusset, the flap the front and back is all in one piece.

"www.howtomakeadesignerhandbag.com teaches members how to price work, how to make patterns and design all types of handbags. Two accessories designers have developed the website-Richard and Linda Manigault-I recommend it to everyone involved in accessories. You will learn as much there as you would taking classes at any school."

Michelle Lalonde Former professor F.I.T- NYC - michellelalondeaccessories.com