Handbag Business Starter Course

Short Course

  • Design & Handbag Making

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6 Months - 20 Lessons + 5 Day Workshop

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Learn how to make and design handbags in this fun, intensive Handbag Design Course. Learn how to start your own handbag design collection, and learn easy techniques to make handbags from home.

What You’ll
Be Learning
In This

Learn – Make – Sell

Layout of the Course
Learn how to use industrial sewing machines, Learn vital genuine Leather Sewing techniques, and how to make bags from the likes of, clutch bags, sling bags, satchel bags, Tote bags and more. Learn to sketch, and create technical patterns for home use or factory use.

The course includes tips and advice for brand development, range development and creating samples for testing. Learn what you need to create beautiful bags at home or for your business. This is a recommended course if you wish to start your own business of making and selling handcrafted bags.

Course Overview

Subjects Within the Course

  • Handbag Pattern Engineering
  • Handbag Sketching
  • Artistic Rendering
  • Materials & Technology
  • Client Presentation
  • Business & Branding
  • Manufacturing of Handbags (Theory)
  • History of Handbags
  • Handbag Making Skills ( Practical)
  • Leatherwork Techniques (Practical)

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“…I thoroughly enjoyed and learned so much from the Handbag Design course. From sketching to pattern cutting, paper sample making and basic handbag making skills like hand lacing. It has added so much to my journey!…“

Marinkie Baloyi, Johannesburg – The Complete Handbag Course

What You Should Know

  • Tools
  • Enrollment Requirements
Tools Required
Tools Supplied

Students receive on payment of the course, a basic stationery pack. Materials needed to complete the 5 day workshop is supplied for by the school and is included in the tuition of the course. Any extra items students request or specific materials requested by students must be supplied by the student.

Tools for Purchase

Students can purchase components that is being used at the premises of the school. The school supplies shoemaking & handbag making tool kits, shoemaking lasts, handbag materials, machinery and consumables. Style Architects also designs technical patterns for purchase for handbag designs and shoe designs.

Enrollment Details
Days and Times

We update our schedules every 3 months – Students can choose from the following times to attend their lessons during the week or Part time study in the evening or Saturday mornings.
Weekday Times 09:00-11:00 | 11:00 – 12:00 |15:00 – 17:00 | 18:00 – 20:00
Saturday lessons – Depends on Availability

New Courses

Full Time Study – 3 Months
July 2021 – September 2021
September 2021 – November 2021 February 2022 – April 2022

Part Time Study – 6 Months
July 2021 – November 2021

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