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Handbag Designer 101 is the bible for those aspiring to make their own bags. Included in the book are instructions and patterns for creating fifteen essential styles—clutch, hobo, tote, and more—made simple with easy-to-follow how-to illustrations and advice from famous bag designers and today’s hottest indie designers. Also included is the inside scoop on turning your handbag hobby into a successful business. From designing to making to marketing, Handbag Designer 101 teaches you everything you need to know.
Author Emily Blumenthal is the founder of the Independent Handbag Designer Awards, a fashion event in New York City presented by InStyle magazine and sponsored by Swarovski, Timberland, Singer, BurdaStyle, and more. She spearheads the website handbagdesigner101.com and designed the Yasmena bag, a favorite on the red carpet that has appeared on Sex and the City and has been sold at discerning department stores including Henri Bendel, Bergdorf Goodman, and Bloomingdales.
Easy read and easy to follow.
I DID spend a lot of money at Kinko's enlarging the patterns per the books instructions--1st off, I actually spent MORE money at Kinko's than I did on this book!
I am usually very positive and look for the good in all things, but I am more than a bit disappointed in this book.
As other customers have already stated, I had trouble with the patterns. I enlarged them by 200% and found out they were too small. Read morePublished 12 hours ago by Aurola
If this book was corrected and reprinted it would be absolutely amazing. It's a great book but incorrect patterns and unclear instructions are flaws that you can't really come back... Read morePublished 4 days ago by noodlebang
So far I browse through. Haven't really sat down and read through.Published 1 month ago by LLOY MCDONALD
Like others, I was excited about the book when I first got it and then very disappointed in the actual patterns, which are not to scale. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hannah E. Shields