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Making Leather Handbags and Other Stylish Accessories
     

Making Leather Handbags and Other Stylish Accessories

by Ellen Goldstein-Lynch, Nicole Malone, Sarah Mullins
 

For anyone who feels she can never have too many handbags, this book is for you. Crafters, sewers, and lovers of handbags and leather goods are invited to take a one-on-one course in handbag and accessory construction and design with this new title.

Written by three accomplished professors from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, this

Overview


For anyone who feels she can never have too many handbags, this book is for you. Crafters, sewers, and lovers of handbags and leather goods are invited to take a one-on-one course in handbag and accessory construction and design with this new title.

Written by three accomplished professors from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City, this book takes a fun approach to fashionable designs that are not only beautiful but also simple to create.

Learn to construct fabulous handbags as well as other related accessories including cell phone cases, eyeglass cases, a belt and belt bag, wallets, an agenda book cover, and a cosmetic case. All projects are made from garment weight leathers and can be created on a typical home sewing machine.

Numerous photos, step-by-step illustrations, and, best of all, insiderÆs tips for constructing these pieces and customizing the patterns to your own personal style are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592530762
Publisher:
Quarry Books
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


Ellen Goldstein-Lynch is the Chairperson of the Accessories Design Department of at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. She has been involved in the accessories field for over 25 years, serving as Public Relations Director for the National Fashion Accessories Association for 10 years. She is an authority on handbags and accessories, and has been featured on national television and in print

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