BUSINESS HOURS

 

Mon, Wed 10 am - 5 pm

Tues, Thurs 1 pm - 9 pm

Sat 10 am - 12 pm

LOCATION

325 W 38th St 10th fl

New York, NY 10018

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Handbag Making Class
Curriculum
 

"I don't design bags, I design dreams."

- Atelier by Héna - 

CURRICULUM

*EVERYTHING HANDMADE.

NO MACHINE WORK.

  • Explanation of leather-crafting tools

  • Leathers and materials

  • Wallet construction

  • Saddle stitching

  • Bonding

  • Creasing

 

CARDWALLET / CARDHOLDER

 

BEGINNER

12 SESSIONS

1

  • How to attach hardware

  • Split pocket construction

  • Engraving initials

  • Cutting leather

  • Edge-painting

PASSPORT COVER / BRACELET

  • How to attach zipper/zipper pull

  • Studs/leather decoration

ZIPPER POUCH

  • How to use bag stiffener

  • Pattern-making

  • Handbag Lining

  • Soft gusset

CLUTCH BAG

INTERMEDIATE I

12 SESSIONS

2

CROSSBODY MINI BAG

  • Constructed bag

  • Hard gusset

  • Strap

SOFT-CONSTRUCTED BAG 

(SHOPPER BAG)

  • Bottom construction

  • Interfacing

SEMI-CONSTRUCTED BAG 

(BUCKET BAG)

TOP-HANDLE

(BAG WITH FLAP)

  • Bucket bag design and construction

  • Pattern making

3

INTERMEDIATE II

12 SESSIONS

  • Round handle construction

  • How to use stray paper

  • Variety of handles

4

ADVANCED

24 SESSIONS

BACKPACK

  • Backpack design and construction

  • Pattern making

  • Interfacing

BOSTON BAG / BRIEFCASE

  • Interior construction

  • Dividing bag sections

  • Piping

SATCHEL / BIG BAG

  • Complication of bags

  • Accordion gusset