One do handbags all look alike?

I was talking with my friend and mentor Michelle Lalonde via messenger and we were talking about how we could as instructors enhance the learning experience of our students via activities outside of the classroom. Michelle travels a lot as a designer doing high end...

What determines the shape of a handbag?

What part of a handbag determines the shape of the bag? If you don’t know the answer, continue reading… If you were looking at a bag and you wanted to make your version of the bag, what would be the first part of the bag you would look for? Name the 4...

Mockup Your Patterns

Mocking up your bag pattern is the best way to make sure your pattern is fitting and allows you to make changes to your design before you start cutting and sewing. It’s also cheaper then sewing your handbag pattern and finding out you made mistakes and a lot...

Decovil

Trial bag with Decovil by Bonnie Stillwell – Saturday, 25 April 2015, 7:58 AM  I have just finished a trial bag using Decovil.  Decovil is a fusible nonwoven interfacing with a leather-like (suede) feel which is fusible. I cut windows in the Decovil thinking...

How do handbag stays work?

The first questions is what are stays and the simplest way to explain them is “stay here”! Stays use the concept of “path of least resistance” this is demonstrated in the concept of windows., or cut outs. Stays can be made from any material as...
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