Accessories one year diploma

The recently launched shoe and bag one-year intensive course aims at training a well-rounded professional, with both design and making skills, in the field of fashion accessories.

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The most complete training program for accessories enthusiasts

This extensive and intensive program responds to the training needs of those who want to maximize their education in the accessories field in a brief time by acquiring technical, design and practical skills that will be the starting point of their professional career.

The approach of the program is practical so, not only students will learn every aspect of shoes and bags making: from design to pattern making but will also have the opportunity to deep dive into materials and therefore understand how to source them.

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Who is this career path aimed to?

The program is dedicated to those who:

• Want to deep dive in the accessories (shoes and bags) sector
• Wish to learn how to create his/her own brand of shoes or bags
• Want to learn the best practices of the industry from lifelong experts and technicians
• Value Italy as the place to learn how to develop fashion bags

Designers (from any field)

Product developers

Pattern makers


There's no prerequisite to join this program. Just your passion, enthusiasm and dedication.

Professional opportunities

This intensive study program lays the groundwork to tackle the following professional careers:

Pattern Makers

sample makers


product developers


one-year diploma

After acquiring technical skills, students will work thoroughly with Italian artisans and technicians in our sample rooms producing prototypes in microfiber from sneakers to pumps and from sandals to laced-up and producing their bags such as Tote, Clutch, Backpack, Bucket or Boston Bag, Briefcase and will also work on Strip or Box construction, on top of their individual prototypes which will be entirely designed and developed by students.

With a strong understanding of the production process, students will also have the opportunity to explore their creativity and will approach design starting from hand sketching and will also learn 2D rendering.

Arsutoria School strongly supports the acquisition of footwear product development and costing therefore dedicates an insightful part of the program to learn about the manufacturing processes.

pattern making and prototyping basics
Sneaker design, pattern making and prototyping
shoe and bag making
Shoe 3D design and machine cutting
3D Design
collection design
branding and marketing
visits to companies