Our expert tutors will show you how to design shoes or handbags in these fantastic value 5 day summer courses.
Introduction to handbag design
Monday 16th – Friday 20th August, 10am – 4pm
Show us a woman who doesn’t like her handbags and we’ll eat our handbag!
Learn about the design process, from sketching out your ideas to choosing materials, creating your own design and producing bags. Tutor Ann Saunders used to be design coordinator for Laura Ashley and is now a visiting lecturer at the London College of Fashion, as well as running her own accessories company.
The course is priced at just £195. Further course details and booking information are available at www.ftmlondon.org – click ‘Events’ then ‘Future Events’ to find out more.
Monday 23rd to Friday 27th August, 10am – 4pm
This introductory course takes you through the fascinating history of footwear from the bejewelled pumps of Elizabeth I to the bejewelled pumps of Jimmy Choo.
We will look at how shoes are made and learn to design and illustrate our own ideas. The course ends with a practical exercise following the stages taken by professional designers to produce a range of shoes. This will include illustrations and 3D mock-ups. Led by Chris Hill who has been designing shoes for over twenty years, some of her students are now household names – Jimmy Choo, Emma Hope and Patrick Cox.
The course is priced at £195. Further course details and booking information are available at www.ftmlondon.org – click ‘Events’ then ‘Future Events’ to find out more.