Handbag Designer 101: Everything You Need to Know About Designing, Making, and Marketing Handbags

Handbag Designer 101: Everything You Need to Know About Designing, Making, and Marketing Handbags

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By (author) Emily Blumenthal

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  • Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 221mm x 257mm x 18mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 5 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Stillwater
  • ISBN 10: 0760339732
  • ISBN 13: 9780760339732
  • Illustrations note: 84 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 45,406

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"Handbag Designer 101" is the bible for handbag designers or women who aspire to make their own bags. Included in the book are instructions for creating the fifteen essential bag styles--clutch, hobo, tote, and more--made simple with easy-to-follow how-to illustrations, suggested difficulty levels, and color photography. Advice from famous bag designers and today's hottest indie designers accompany each pattern.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.

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Emily Blumenthal is the founder of the Independent Handbag Designer Awards and spearheads the website www.handbagdesigner101.com. She designed the Yasmena bag that has appeared on Sex and the City and has been sold at discerning department stores such as Henri Bendel, Bergdorf Goodman, and Bloomingdale's.www.handbagdesigner101.com

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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.