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Zip Fastenings for Accessory in Bag Making Weekend

Zip Fastenings for Accessory in Bag Making Weekend

Central Saint Martins
Taught by
Noor Iris-Nur


Zip fastening and construction is an important component in functional design for accessories, Bags. This course will inspire all those who love handbags. The course will guide students through the process of constructing a selection of varied zip fastenings traditionally used in accessory design.

Topics Covered

  • Pattern cutting
  • Design and construction
  • Sewing using specialist machinery
  • Producing zip fastening technical file

Who should take this course?

Course is aimed at beginners who are interested in learning different approaches to constructing zip fastening for bags.

Course Outcomes

Students will take away samples of zip fastening ideas to use in their accessory designs.

Entry requirements: Ideally would have attended a beginners Bag Making course. Must have Good English Language communication skills.

Level: All Levels


Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Tutor Description

Noor Iris-Nur teaches Accessory and Fashion design at the London College of Fashion and Newham College. Noor also sells their own range of bags at outlets across London.


Please bring on the first day:

  • Fabric & Paper Scissors
  • 30cm Ruler, Set Square or Pattern Master
  • Sketchbook & Drawing materials
  • Pins, Tracing Wheel & Quick Unpick
  • Measuring Tape & Clear Tape

Available dates