Florentine Straw Hat and Bag Design and Production

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Florentine Straw Hat and Bag Design and Production

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Fashion, Fashion Design, Merchandising

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    This course introduces students to the design and construction of straw accessories such as hats and bags. 3D design principles and hatmaking techniques are studied and applied to wearable and non- wearable creations. Students learn basic skills of millinery construction through the methods of patterned and blocked forms, how to manipulate straw and, how to acquire a in-depth understanding of the material.

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