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Basics of Bag Making, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 day
    Duration
London, United Kingdom
The Basics Of Bag Making course from the London College of Fashion takes place in our industrial workshops in Golden Lane, so you can see the industrial machinery that is used in bag construction.

Overview

This unique Basics Of Bag Making course from the London College of Fashion will give you a broad overview of the bag making process and current production methods. The course takes place in our industrial workshops in Golden Lane, so you can see the industrial machinery that is used in bag construction. By discussing and examining different bag types you will begin to understand construction, the importance of material selection and how to avoid the problems that can arise in production.

Booking:
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 1 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Understanding constructions:
  • Look at common types of constructions (showing examples) - explaining differences between seam types to achieve soft bags and structured bags.
  • Look at leathers best suited for each type of construction or how this can be achieved with fabrics also.
Material choices:
  • Fabrics and leathers – selection decisions
  • Cost, strength, suitability, testing
  • Quality and its influence on price
Common faults and issues:
  • Importance of accurate specification sheets
  • Hardware
  • Materials
  • Constructions
  • Bad workmanship vs design faults
  • Importance of contract and own testing
Dealing with factories:
  • Various operations of factories
  • Open discussion on issues which arise
  • Importance of specific instruction and not over complicating
  • Sampling costs
  • MOQ for production
  • QC / QA documents to ensure high standards
  • Responsibility of background checks on the factory.

Audience

Level:

Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • Notebook and pen

Tuition Fee

  • International

    225 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • EU/EEA

    225 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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